Migration

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Cheng Rey Koo: China, Chinatown, and L.A. Is Love

Cheng Rey Koo: China, Chinatown, and L.A. Is Love

Setting up shop in Chinatown was the logical conclusion after fleeing Communist China.
Saskia Wilson-Brown: Rubbing Fenders in Shambolic, Egalitarian L.A.

Saskia Wilson-Brown: Rubbing Fenders in Shambolic, Egalitarian L.A.

From Paris, San Francisco, and London to the "shambolic Third-World-ness" of L.A.
Arrival Story: Barack Obama Special Edition

Arrival Story: Barack Obama Special Edition

President Obama spent two years in L.A. as a student at Occidental College in Eagle Rock.
Robby Whitelaw: South Africa Is So Much Nicer Now

Robby Whitelaw: South Africa Is So Much Nicer Now

Zimbabwe-born, South Africa-raised former rock'n'roller has been in L.A. for 25 years -- but still doesn't consider it home.
Mitch O'Farrell: Cruise Ship Performer to City Council Candidate

Mitch O'Farrell: Cruise Ship Performer to City Council Candidate

L.A. has allowed the former cruise ship dancer and world traveler to redefine himself as a local politician.
Sergio Mielniczenko: 'It Wasn't Like This in São Paulo'

Sergio Mielniczenko: 'It Wasn't Like This in São Paulo'

Coming from the chaotic city of São Paulo, Brazil, the laid back Los Angeles of the 70s seemed like a dream for the aspiring musician.