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Category: Profiles

José Luis Sierra, in Memoriam

Journalist José Luis Sierra was a symbol of Hispanic journalism in Los Angeles.
categories MediaProfiles

Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim: On Serving the Largest Filipino Community in the United States

There are roughly 825,000 Filipinos in Southern California, with around 300,000 living in Los Angeles County. And those numbers are just for SoCal alone.
categories City AffairsPoliticsProfilesRace/Ethnic Relations

From the SGV to International TV: A Conversation with YouTube Star Olivia Thai

The YouTube star tells us how she turned a love of music into her career, her experiences performing on national and Chinese-language TV, and why she still considers the SGV her home.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoodsProfiles

Professional Archer Edward Kim Has His Eyes on the Target

Focus is the name of the game for Edward Kim, a 23-year-old professional archer who sets high goals in all aspects of his life.
categories ProfilesSports

His Name Is Romero

David Romero is a poet, activist, charity worker, teacher and a real human being who reminded me that the little things we do matter.
categories Arts & CultureProfiles

Maya Angelou: A Phenomenal Woman Passes On

Maya Angelou was a Renaissance woman whose life inspired six autobiographies, including I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
categories Arts & CultureProfilesRace/Ethnic Relations

Cerritos City Mayor Mark Pulido – A Homegrown Leader Inspired by The Legacy of Filipino Community Advocates

Asian Journal profiles Cerritos' new Filipino mayor.
categories PoliticsProfilesRace/Ethnic Relations

Taraji Henson: ‘Jesus Never Gave Up On Me’

“My father always told me that if I have faith the size of a mustard seed, I can overcome anything,” says the Academy-Award nominated actress.
categories Arts & CultureProfiles

Once a Cub Now an Eagle, Teen Enters Ranks of High Achievers

Sixteen-year old Alek Sanchez could have been just another young Latino who with no father in the home statistics show was at greater risk of getting involved with drugs, gangs or dropping out of school. But involvement in the Montebello Boy Scouts has helped the Alhambra resident to earn scouting’s highest advancement ranking.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsProfilesRace/Ethnic Relations

Rep. Xavier Becerra: a National Leader with a Heart for Local Communities

In spite of his national prominence in the political arena, Rep. Xavier Becerra remains grounded in his public service work.
categories PoliticsProfiles
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