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Year of the Rat stamp

The Year of the Rat Forever stamp was released with a first-day issue and a brooch pin on January 11, 2020, by the US Postal Service at the Lunar New Year Street Festival 2020 in Monterey Park, California. This is the 3rd time the US Postal Service released the Year of the Rat stamp since 1996.

Massive changes to California voting spark fears of Iowa-style primary chaos

As he looks ahead to California's March 3 Democratic primary, Neal Kelley is having sleepless nights.
Source: Reuters | 2020/2/27 19:03:41

Asian Americans wait for their turn to shine in Hollywood

It's still a rarity to see Asian and Asian American actors in Hollywood movies despite the fact that we live in age in which the artsy crowd makes such a big deal about diversity.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/20 21:43:40

Cal's epidemic protection services still have room for improvement

Compared with other countries, the US has not acquired the same experience in handling major virus outbreaks. An epidemic like SARS, Ebola, or Zika has yet to test the country's capabilities in safeguarding its residents from deadly diseases in emergency situations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/13 22:38:40

Golden Dragon Parade held in LA

In celebrating over one hundred years of tradition, the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles cpresented the 121st Annual Golden Dragon Parade in the Chinatown of the city on February 1, according its official website.
Source: Agencies | 2020/2/7 0:08:42

Spectators dazzled at 131st Rose Parade

The shining sun and the warm weather on January 1 morning invited tens of thousands of people out on the streets to watch the 131th Rose Parade in celebration of the new year.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/9 22:38:40

Diving Santa

The Aquarium of the Pacific diving Santa dips beneath the waves to greet a group of young kids in Long Beach on December 7 and 8, 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/18 22:33:40

Cal's sleep initiative is more of a nightmare than a dream

California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed a bill mandating later start times for public schools citing health concerns over teenagers receiving adequate sleep. So far, California is the only US state to sign into law mandatory start times for high schools and junior high schools.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/12 20:33:40

Dragon parade

A large group of local Chinese participates in the 88th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, with two dancing golden dragons on December 1. Hollywood began celebrating the Christmas season as the parade moves through the Hollywood Boulevard on December 1.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/12 20:28:40

Futuristic cars on display

Futuristic cars were on display at the Los Angeles Auto Show from November 22 to December 1 at the LA Convention Center. It was one of the world's largest auto shows, featuring more than 1,000 vehicles.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/4 23:33:40

Modern-day matchmaker

These days with technology literally at our fingertips, we can do just about anything on our electronic devices and that includes dating, or at least finding a date.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/21 23:33:39

Candlelight vigil

Thousands of Saugus High School students and Santa Clarita residents gathered for a candlelight vigil on Sunday at Central Park in the City of Santa Clarita, California – an evening of memories, music and worship to honor the two students killed in the shooting at Saugus High School.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/21 23:23:40

Western media creates illusion for human trafficking victims

British police have confirmed that all 39 victims found dead in a refrigerated truck in southeast England last month were Vietnamese nationals. It is heartbreaking to learn that those dream-chasers, mostly young people, had their journeys ended prematurely in a frozen, dark compartment in the back of a truck.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 21:13:40

Big baby makes debut

The newest unnamed female giraffe born at the Los Angeles Zoo makes its debut on October 18. Zoo officials said every Masai giraffe's birth is important to this species, especially since they were officially declared endangered earlier this year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 21:07:52

Chinese film debuts at DTLAFF

Chinese movie "You'll Never Walk Alone" has made its US debut at a lavish red carpet affair in Los Angeles.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/7 22:53:42

Youth climate strike

About 3000 people took to the streets of Downtown Los Angeles on November 1 afternoon for the LA youth climate strike, featuring speeches by various environmental youth activists, including Greta Thunberg.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/7 22:53:41

Antique cars highlighted in US auto shows

Autumn is the busiest time of year for American car shows. Many small towns host shows that feature a variety of antique cars. No matter where they come from, each car carries a history of American life. Whether you are an expert or a layman, you will always sense a strong nostalgia.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/31 21:18:42

Wildfire aftermath

The Getty fire broke out shortly before 2 am Monday, along the 405 Freeway near the Getty Center, and spread to the south and west, threatening thousands of homes in Brentwood, Los Angeles, and other Westside hillside communities. There were no immediate reports of injuries. As of Monday afternoon, roughly 1,100 firefighters were assigned to the blaze.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/31 21:18:41

Rose queens

The Tournament of Roses announced the seven members of the 2020 Royal Court in Pasadena, California on September 30. The seven high school girls from Pasadena area will serve as ambassadors of the Tournament of Roses, the Pasadena community and the greater Los Angeles area.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/24 21:33:40