Joshua Rivera

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Many businesses operating in Southern California have strong ties to China.

China’s political hard line impacts SoCal businesses

Many businesses operating in Southern California have strong ties to China.

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On the Japanese TV show “Terrace House,” you follow the beginning of a romance, and the first kiss doesn’t happen until 15 episodes in.

A new kind of reality TV offers all niceties, no drama

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