Los Angeles Times

Frank Shyong

Writer

Frank Shyong covers the San Gabriel Valley and other topics for the Los Angeles Times. He grew up south of Nashville, Tenn., and moved to Los Angeles in 2006 to study economics at UCLA. He speaks Mandarin Chinese and has reported for the Taipei Times, Entertainment Weekly and the Orange County Register.  

Recent Articles

  • Steve Julian dies at 57; host of NPR's 'Morning Edition' on KPCC

    Steve Julian dies at 57; host of NPR's 'Morning Edition' on KPCC

    Steve Julian, the genial, composed local host of “Morning Edition” at KPCC-FM (89.3), died Sunday morning at his home in South Pasadena. He was 57. Julian died of complications from brain cancer, said Melanie Sill, the radio station's vice president of content. A KPCC stalwart since 2000, Julian...

  • Student arrested after video surfaced of fight with special needs student

    Authorities arrested a student at West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch after a video surfaced that showed the student fighting with a special education student, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The fight occurred Thursday and the video was later posted...

  • 为什么这名警察被定罪会引发数千名亚裔美国人走上纽约街头

    为什么这名警察被定罪会引发数千名亚裔美国人走上纽约街头

    二月的一个周六,纽约布鲁克林区饭店“Mister Bo Ky”的店主吴奇伟罕见地在午间歇业了三个小时,并且将留言条贴在了饭店大门上。 “店主去参加为梁彼得举行的集会,饭店下午3点开张。” 吴奇伟是一位来自越南的中国移民,他很少参与政治事务。但那是在梁彼得案之前——纽约警官梁彼得在昏暗的楼梯间不慎开枪,子弹从墙壁反弹并击中一位未携带枪支的黑人青年,致其死亡。 梁彼得来自纽约唐人街的一个中国移民家庭,他是十多年来首位因执勤期间发生的枪击案被定罪的纽约警官。吴奇伟认为此案的判决并不公正,并对此强烈不满。为此,他和一万多名亚裔美国人共同走上布鲁克林街头抗议,这将成为近几十年来规模最大的华裔激进运动。...

  • Why this cop's conviction brought thousands of Asian Americans into New York's streets

    Why this cop's conviction brought thousands of Asian Americans into New York's streets

    On a Saturday in February, Chivy Ngo, who owns Mister Bo Ky restaurant in Brooklyn, took a rare three-hour lunch break, closed his restaurant and taped a sign to the door. "Will be at the rally for PETER LIANG reopen at 3 p.m." Ngo, a Chinese immigrant from Vietnam, rarely participates in politics....

  • Esmael Adibi dies at 63; Chapman University economic forecaster

    Esmael Adibi dies at 63; Chapman University economic forecaster

    Esmael Adibi, a Chapman University professor and a respected economic forecaster, died Friday after suffering complications from a stroke. He was 63. To businessmen, journalists, real estate agents and anyone else who paid attention to the state economy, Adibi was known as the expert who made economic...

  • California's $15 minimum wage gamble brings risks and potential rewards

    California's $15 minimum wage gamble brings risks and potential rewards

     A deal reached over the weekend could significantly boost California's minimum wage, but it is also sparking debate about how the move would affect the economy. What is the minimum wage in California? Right now, it's $10 an hour. What would this deal do? It would boost California's minimum wage...

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