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Asian American Communities Correspondent
More Asian Americans live in L.A. County than any other county in the U.S. The communities are varied and complex and often invisible in the mainstream media. I tell the stories of recent immigrants and families who have been here for generations to answer the question: How do you navigate the intersection of being Asian and American and what impact does that have on L.A.’s future?
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Stories by Josie Huang
Following the deadly fire in Oakland, L.A.'s city attorney met with police and fire officials and the city's Building and Safety Department to find better ways to safeguard the city's buildings.
LA city officials will discuss ways to rein in unpermitted and abandoned buildings, where artists and musicians sometimes live and perform.
Japanese-Americans led a march through Little Tokyo on the anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, calling for solidarity with Muslims.
After more than 30 people died in an Oakland warehouse, L.A. officials are asking the public to report warehouses being used for concerts, parties and shelter.
After a year of getting sidelined in Hollywood, Asian-American comedians celebrate their first mainstage show at the popular Upright Citizens Brigade.
The $1.2 billion project includes more than 1,400 units of housing, a hotel, shopping and restaurants.
The city of Los Angeles has partnered with a builder to develop a 72-unit artist colony in Hollywood to provide more affordable housing.
Airbnb hosts and fans will turn out in big numbers for the company's 3rd annual conference. Activists, who will protest outside, say home sharing has made L.A.'s housing shortage worse.
Measure JJJ will require more affordable housing in new LA developments, but one builder says he's already cancelled a project because it'll be too expensive.
Asian-American support for two state ballot measures, one to create a new tobacco tax and the other extending a tax to fund local schools, outpaced the general population. Here's why.
Census figures show that less than half of Asian-Americans voted in the last presidential election, and it'll be difficult to improve on that this election cycle.
The L.A. Tenants Union has split with other renter advocates over Measure JJJ, a measure that would force developers to build more housing for low-income renters.
City-imposed "linkage fees" connect market-rate projects with the need to build more affordable housing — and many developers prefer them to Measure JJJ.
Los Angeles attorney Nana Gyamfi takes a controversial stance in the wake of the Dallas Police shooting, insisting the killings won't sidetrack black activists.
Behind each headline is a community in disbelief. How does all that attention (and sometimes scrutiny) impact the families and friends of those killed?