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Victoria Kim

Victoria Kim is a Metro reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Since joining the paper in 2007, she has covered the state and federal courts and the Korean community in Los Angeles. Her work has included investigations on the cover-up of the sex abuse scandal in the Los Angeles Archdiocese, killing of unarmed suspects by the Inglewood police, underpaid workers in the garment district and unaccredited law schools in California. She has previously written for the Associated Press in South Korea and West Africa, as well as the Financial Times in New York. Victoria was raised in Seoul, South Korea, and graduated from Harvard University.
A state official overseeing Koreatown bars was on the take for years, prosecutors say

A California official who enforced liquor laws and a businessman who helped bar owners cut through the state’s red tape conspired for years to shake down Koreatown establishments in a brazen scheme of bribes, shakedowns and orchestrated raids

State braces for first extreme winds of the fall season as power companies begin preventive outages

The season’s first red-flag warning for high winds was expected Sunday afternoon, bringing with it wild fire fears after a year that saw record-high temperatures and scant rainfall. 

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