California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Rowland Heights, Los Angeles’s Little Taipei

ROWLAND HEIGHTS Pendersleigh & Sons Cartography's map of Rowland Heights, available on both merchandise and prints. Little Taipei is a nickname for Rowland Heights, an unincorporated community in the San Gabriel Valley. Rowland Heights is a community neighbored by City of Industry to the north, Diamond Bar to the northeast, Chino Hills to the east, unincorporated … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Rowland Heights, Los Angeles’s Little Taipei

California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Cambodia Town (ទីក្រុងខ្មែរ), Long Beach’s Little Phnom Penh

In recognition of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, this entry is about the Long Beach neighborhood of Cambodia Town (ទីក្រុងខ្មែរ). Pendersleigh & Sons' Official Map of Cambodia Town   Cambodia Town is a neighborhood in Long Beach's East Side centered on Anaheim Street betweenAtlantic and Junipero. To the north is the neighborhood of Signal Hill. To the south … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Cambodia Town (ទីក្រុងខ្មែរ), Long Beach’s Little Phnom Penh

Roommate wanted – an interview with Roommate’s Kento-chan Lambert

For this Asian Pacific American Heritage Month I asked Asian-Americans involved in the arts to get at me. The first to do so was Kent Lambert, an experimental pop guy who lives in Chicago and is the front man for Roommate. Eric: How is your Asian Pacific American Heritage Month going? Kent Lambert: It's going swimmingly, … Continue reading Roommate wanted – an interview with Roommate’s Kento-chan Lambert

California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Little Bangladesh (লিটল বাংলাদেশ)

This blog entry is about the Midtown Los Angeles neighborhood of Little Bangladesh. To vote for more neighborhoods to be the subject of future blog entries, click here. Pendersleigh & Sons' Official Map of Midtown Pendersleigh & Sons' Official Map of Little Bangladesh In recognition of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, out of my love for exploration, and … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Little Bangladesh (লিটল বাংলাদেশ)

California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Koreatown (코리아타운)

  NB: Since the initial publication of this blog entry, Koreatown's borders have been expanded and made official by the city. A new map reflects this but the text of the blog entry does not.   This blog entry is about the Los Angeles neighborhood of Koreatown. In recognition of you, the blog readers' votes, … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Koreatown (코리아타운)

California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Gardena

This here entry’s about Gardena. To vote for other Los Angeles County communities to be the subject of future entries, click here. To vote for Los Angeles neighborhoods, click here. To vote for Orange County neighborhoods, vote here. Gardena (in Japanese, ガーデナ; in Korean, 가데나 ) is located in the South Bay or South LA region, depending on … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Gardena