Just one week before the Los Angeles City Council primary races this coming Tuesday, a federal judge in California ruled against a group of Koreatown residents who challenged the city’s redrawn boundaries of electoral maps in 2012 that sliced up the neighborhood into multiple districts.
Montebello Unified School District took the first steps in implementing an ethnic studies graduation requirement, following in the footsteps of nearby districts and becoming the third largest district in the county to approve such a resolution.
In a positive sign of the growing diversity of the candidate pool in Los Angeles city politics, two Korean Americans threw their names into the ring for seats on the L.A. City Council this year: David Ryu and Grace Yoo, both of whom are hoping to advance beyond the March 3 primary election.
Dori J. Maynard, president of the Robert C. Maynard institute for Journalism Education and longtime champion of diversity in journalism and civic life, died Tuesday at her West Oakland, Calif., home, the Institute announced. She was 56.
The eighth annual SCPASA summit conference was held at the University of Southern California on Feb. 14. This year’s theme, “(Re)Writing Our Future” explored the essence of what it means to be members of the Filipino-American society.
Although the 87th Academy Awards were criticized for being the [“whitest” Oscars since 1998, Asian Americans held their breath and cheered as they watched Disney’s “Big Hero 6” win Best Animated Feature on Sunday night.