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  • As far out of fashion as dining in the former tourist trap of Chinatown has ... writes Umberto Eco, who, despite not necessarily having Los Angeles in mind, nevertheless sets up a pillar of the mental ... greeted tourists, and a Chinese opera troop performed live shows in front of the shop of Hollywood recruiter Tom Gubbins." What ...
  • Like many other neighborhoods near the center of Los Angeles , Chinatown is in flux. One concern that has long ... not been formally educated in their craft, opened up shop two years ago. More recently, Gregorio Escalante Gallery, launched by ...
  • ... Chinese American businesses as well as newer waves of entrepreneurs from Thailand, Vietnam, and greater Los Angeles .   Chinatown as we know it, anchored by the plazas, ... Franks/Flickr/Creative Commons License Two separate neighborhoods vied to take its place. China City, located across ...
  • ... of the city have been featured in countless films and TV shows throughout history. One of the more popular filming locations in ... of actual set pieces from the film "The Good Earth." Two major fires within a decade left China City a shell of its former ...
  • By 1870, an identifiable " Chinatown " of two hundred or so inhabitants was situated on Calle de Los Negros - Street of the Dark Hued Ones - a short alley fifty feet wide ...
  • It's a common national perception of Chinese food in Los Angeles : visitors seem perpetually surprised that the Chinatown of ...
  • Chinatown is becoming L.A.'s most interesting culinary neighborhood. None of the new restaurants serve Chinese food, though. ... and proximity to "Thai Costco" (officially named LAX-C) as two compelling reasons to open in Chinatown . His Louisiana-style deli ...
  • There were two major developments relating to Prop 34, and both were taken as a good ... the county's request to move forward with the executions of two Death Row inmates. California is currently locked in ... "Today's ruling shows , once again, that California's death penalty is broken beyond ...
  • The post-war years brought an entirely new set of paradigms for Chinese in America, a shift reflected in the community of ... Republic of China and the subsequent retreat by two million anti-communist business people and others across the Taiwan ...
  • ... Chinatown . When you look back at the first 50 years of Chinese migration to Los Angeles , you see the evolution of two distinct " Chinatowns ." Each with distinct meanings, uses and mythos - ...

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