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Frank Shyong

Frank Shyong is a columnist for the Los Angeles Times writing about diversity and diaspora in Los Angeles. He grew up south of Nashville, Tenn., and moved to Los Angeles in 2006 to study economics at UCLA. He joined The Times in 2012 and previously reported on the San Gabriel Valley, Chinese immigration to the Southland and the Asian American community.
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How Venice Boulevard keeps South Asian culture alive in Los Angeles

Los Angeles' South Asian community is connected more by culture than geographic proximity, and orbits around Venice Boulevard's grocery stores and restaurants.

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The No. 2 Metro bus connects the fantasies and realities of Los Angeles

Metro bus No. 2 connects some of the city's richest ZIP Codes to some of it's poorest: 92% of riders are people of color. Columnist Frank Shyong rode it for a week. These are the people he met.

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