| Jan 25, 2013
| 5:53 AM
Slick roads may be to blame for chain-reaction crashes on Highway 101 in Hollywood early Friday morning. Six accidents involving 16 cars had shut down the southbound side of the freeway near Barham Boulevard. It all started with a solo-vehicle......
| Jul 23, 2011
Nguyen Cao Ky, the flamboyant former air force general who ruled South Vietnam with an iron fist for two years during the Vietnam War, died Saturday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He was 80.
Ky, who split his time between Southern California and Vietnam,...
| Jan 2, 2011
Barry Zorthian, a U.S. diplomat who left his mark on U.S. policy in Vietnam as a forthright and often combative press spokesman in the early years of the Vietnam War, has died. He was 90.
Zorthian died Thursday in a Washington, D.C., hospital, his son...
| Oct 27, 2011
It's just before the dinner rush at Huong Giang, a central Vietnamese restaurant in Westminster's Little Saigon, and dozens of dim-sum-like dishes obscure our tabletop. Chopsticks eagerly reach for fat little shrimp-filled dumplings and impossibly...
| Jan 26, 2012
Southern California's one big bowl of noodles for anyone who loves Southeast Asia's many incarnations. And we're not just talking about pho and pad Thai. Look to the Central Vietnamese restaurants of Westminster for your fix of mi quang, neon-yellow...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 12:18 PM
Fresh mango glistening the brilliant orange of a late-summer sun, glutinous rice balls glowing a radiant pandan green, tender taro cakes blooming the same piercing purple as a field of lilacs.
Bhan Kanom Thai is a rainbow rush of colors. The Hollywood...
| Oct 7, 2010
In the hyperspecialized kitchens of Little Saigon, where dining by dac biet (a restaurant's prescribed list of house specialties) is almost a moral obligation, nem nuong cuon is a matter of contention. For every dozen batches of slack, sloppy spring...
| Jan 14, 2012
Richard Threlkeld, a former CBS and ABC correspondent who covered the fall of Saigon and helped establish the CBS "Sunday Morning" show with weekly stories that showcased his prodigious energy and incisive writing, died Friday in a car crash on Long...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Prominent Los Angeles property brokerage Ramsey-Shilling Commercial Real Estate Services Inc. has been bought by Avison Young, Canada’s largest independent commercial real estate services company....
| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:37 PM
A guide to the restaurants that built Southern California’s reputation for global breadth....
| Jul 14, 2011
| 4:34 PM
An upscale condominium complex that opened in 2009 in the heart of Little Saigon in Westminster has been placed in receivership and converted to apartments. The 136-unit development has been renamed Jasmine Place. The four-story complex has a French-...