Koreatown performance artist Kristina Wong suddenly had no work when the pandemic began, so she started creating face masks. Soon her so-called “Auntie Sewing Squad” included people nationwide, making masks for hospital workers, migrant workers, and more. Now eight times a week onstage in New York City, Wong recounts how she sparked a mini-movement at her red Hello Kitty sewing machine in Koreatown.
Instagram’s “The Hood Foodie” shares his journey through sobriety and why reviewing mom-and-pop restaurants helped give him purpose. And the latest U.S. Census numbers have prompted redistricting processes all over the country, including in LA County.