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Growing Up in Gardena

Growing Up in Gardena

I grew up in Gardena, CA. where my maternal grandparents settled in the early 1900's. My grandfather raised strawberries and trucked produce from the area to the produce market dow ...
Trash and the Van

Trash and the Van

Henry on being punk.
Mama Rocker

Mama Rocker

My first time to go to a punk rock show.
So far from L.A... but so close to the wave

So far from L.A... but so close to the wave

I did not grow up in Los Angeles, but I did get the New Wave bug when Soda Stereo came into the scene.

A Note on the "Dinner for Six at Empress Pavilion" Contest

We want to thank all of you who contacted KCET with your concerns about the Departures contest to win "Dinner for Six at Empress Pavilion." In light of the feedback we have receive ...
Once Upon a Chinatown

Once Upon a Chinatown

For most of my college years, I commuted to internships, shows and whatever else by bus. Sophomore year, the Sunset bus was my line of choice, taking me to West Hollywood from West ...
Chinatown Summer Nights: Reveler/Emcee's perspective

Chinatown Summer Nights: Reveler/Emcee's perspective

Chef and food writer Doreen Fang was emcee for the cooking competition at Chinatown Summer Nights. She shared her rediscovery of Chinatown and how she fell in love with the place.
Santa Claus is Chinese!

Santa Claus is Chinese!

Eddie Lin describes Christmas in Chinatown and his thoughts when he meets Santa Claus.