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Frank Shyong
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Sometimes I'll say to editors, I got 1200 words on a hot dog, and they'll say, yeah, do it. Nostalgia and the beloved Dodger Dog.
The sausage is long and perfectly pipe cleaner straight. The bread hugs it like a glove one size too small, and at both ends, the vaguely orange meat protrudes. It comes twisted up in a silver foil wrapper branded in blue, retrieved from a covered metal heating tray, where it has waited — maybe for longer than a little while.
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Pasadena's homeless meters collect change for the homeless, but the homeless aren't so pleased: http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-homeless-meters-20140914-story.html
It's a quandary faced by anyone who's been asked for money by a homeless person: Will my spare change stave off hunger or support an addiction?
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SCA 5 signaled big shifts in California's Asian electorate
The alarming messages began appearing on Chinese-language social media networks in early February: A proposal in the California Legislature would cut the number of Asian students admitted to UC schools.
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David Tran once carefully guarded the secrets of Sriracha hot sauce.
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Sometimes I'll say to editors, I got 1,000+ words on a fish, and they'll say, yeah, do it. Meet Rufus, the endangered 37-year-old tiki fish.
Bahooka restaurant in Rosemead has closed, and the owners have to decide what to do with the iconic pacu fish known as Rufus. Yes, he's 37.
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The scent of Sriracha is too spicy for the factory's neighbors in Irwindale. I toured the factory, breathed deeply of chili exhaust fumes, and interviewed neighbors. 
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Chinese demand for the EB-5 special investor visa has maxed out the program for the first time ever: http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-0830-chinese-visas-20140830-story.html
Fueled by demand from wealthy Chinese nationals, an immigration program that exchanges visas for large investments in U.S. businesses has run out of its allotment of visas for the first time in its 24-year history.
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The Alhambra Police Department got on Weibo to do police work, but they ended up having to explain America: http://www.latimes.com/local/great-reads/la-me-c1-cops-weibo-20140711-story.html#page=1
An estranged daughter tearfully confronts her family at Twohey's Restaurant and refuses to leave. A few minutes later, the call dings into the laptop in Alhambra Police Sgt. Eddie Rodriguez's cruiser.
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The Rialto Theatre, South Pasadena's most distinctive building, goes up for sale: http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-rialto-theater-20140706-story.html
In a city that takes pride in historic preservation, the closed Rialto Theatre in South Pasadena has been a particularly painful eyesore.
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Chinese tourism is reshaping Valley Boulevard in San Gabriel.
Chen Si, 35, and her husband visited Los Angeles from Shanghai for the first time in December, excited about local attractions like Disneyland and Hollywood.
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Paul's Kitchen is one of the last remnants of City Market Chinatown, a bustling Chinese community where dim sum, Chinese chicken salad and fortune cookie were first served in LA.
The surrounding neighborhood has changed a lot since Paul's Kitchen opened in 1946, but the Chinese restaurant clings to the past.
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The Los Angeles Pet Memorial Park in Calabasas is a sanctuary for misunderstood grief.
Los Angeles Pet Memorial Park, one of the largest and oldest of its kind on the West Coast, offers bereaved pet owners a sense of community.
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  • The Los Angeles Times
    Reporter, present
  • Orange County Register
    Reporter, 2013
  • The Nashville City Paper
    editorial intern
  • Nashvillepost.com
    editorial intern
  • The Taipei Times
    Contributing Reporter
  • Entertainment Weekly
    editorial intern
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Covering/covered business, San Gabriel Valley, local and federal courts, breaking news and features.
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  • UCLA
    Economics, 2006 - 2010
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