Setting up shop in Chinatown was the logical conclusion after fleeing Communist China.
From Paris, San Francisco, and London to the "shambolic Third-World-ness" of L.A.
President Obama spent two years in L.A. as a student at Occidental College in Eagle Rock.
Zimbabwe-born, South Africa-raised former rock'n'roller has been in L.A. for 25 years -- but still doesn't consider it home.
L.A. has allowed the former cruise ship dancer and world traveler to redefine himself as a local politician.
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.