Tag Archives: San Gabriel Valley

Asian American Cultural Landmarks: The San Gabriel Valley and Beyond

While conflicts have increased about American historical monuments and landmarks, especially regarding statues of slave owners or institutions named after racists, this article from Hyperallergic asks, what kind of cultural landmarks do Asian Americans establish?   In “In American’s “First Suburban … Continue reading

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Missing Persons Case, Los Angeles area: Richard Im

UPDATE 1/10/2020: The family is still searching and has provided a link to digital assets (flyers, updates, canvassing maps, etc) here: https://bit.ly/2N5Od2v I normally do not post things like this, but I have a personal connection to this case. A … Continue reading

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The Fung Brothers: Din Tai Fung ft. Dannie Riel

As you know, I’m a big fan of the Taiwanese restaurant chain Din Tai Fung, and most recently blogged about their new restaurant opening up later this year in San Gabriel Valley. Well, apparently the YouTube sensation The Fung Brothers … Continue reading

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Documenting The Rise Of Asian Majority Suburbs: Numbers And Implications

While the rise of Asian Ethnoburbs had been highlighted last year, the much debated (and maligned) Pew Report on Asian Americans says that only around 11% of Asian Americans live in such neighborhoods.  The report implies that Asian Americans are … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Love Yous Are For White People

I just ended a wondrously tumultuous journey reading Lac Su’s I Love Yous are for White People. In his memoir, Su poignantly paints vivid picture after picture of his family’s escape from Vietnam and their subsequent survival in the US. … Continue reading

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