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Frank Shyong

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Reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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If you live in LA, you’ve likely heard of Yamashiro, the faux Japanese temple built into the chaparral-covered Hollywood hills.

Identity in design: is Yamashiro kitsch or cultural appropriation?

If you live in LA, you’ve likely heard of Yamashiro, the faux Japanese temple built into the chaparral-covered Hollywood hills.

from Design and Architecture

The City of Industry runs along the 10 Freeway in the San Gabriel Valley.

The City of Industry's First Council Election in 17 Years

The City of Industry runs along the 10 Freeway in the San Gabriel Valley.

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After months of complaints about what might be called ‘excessively pungent' odors, the Irwindale City Council was unanimous last week in declaring the Hoy Fong factory that makes…

Is Southern California's Most Famous Hot Sauce Moving Out?

After months of complaints about what might be called ‘excessively pungent' odors, the Irwindale City Council was unanimous last week in declaring the Hoy Fong factory that makes…

from Which Way, L.A.?

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