The Expo Line, Circa 1992

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Today marks the opening of the Metro Expo Line, the 6th route in LA.’s Metro Rail system, which opened in 1990. Though this line began construction in 2006, it was first planned some 20 years ago as a short 1.5-mile extension of the Blue Line. I first wrote about this as a journalism […]

Thai CDC Helps To Bust Human Traffickers

I serve as a board member of the local nonprofit, Thai Community Development Center which has recently garnered headlines for helping the federal government indict Mordechai Orian of the labor recruiting company Global Horizons, Inc. and five other individuals with conspiracy to commit forced labor and servitude. If found guilty, they could face […]

15 Years Ago Today: My Article In The L.A. Times

When I was an awkward teenager in junior high school, I developed a love for writing and decided that I wanted to be a journalist when I grew up. My dream was to one day be a reporter for the L.A. Times.  I even had the prescience back then to believe that “news will […]

Look Ma, I’m On TV!

I was on television today, doing a performance and interview with members of my band, The Soul Barkada. Read all about it in my music blog!

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