Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsEthnic Groups Celebrations
IN THE NEWS

Ethnic Groups Celebrations

FEATURED ARTICLES
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 20, 1996 | DEBORAH BELGUM, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, how quickly we see you disappear. Second-graders at a Manhattan Beach elementary school showed up Monday and found a fully decorated 7-foot artificial Christmas tree inside their classroom, courtesy of one of the students' mothers. A nice gift, the mother thought, to surprise the children. But many of the students in this Pennekamp Elementary School classroom, as well as the teacher, are Jewish.
ARTICLES BY DATE
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 13, 1999 | JOCELYN Y. STEWART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A story like this is years in the making. Years of looking out for each other. Years and years and years of living. James Coley, who is an African American, migrated here from Shreveport, La., decades ago and settled in South Los Angeles. Yeun H. Park and his wife, Mi Ja, came from South Korea and bought the minimarket at the corner of Main and Century, next to Coley's house. They met and, in time, their friendship grew. One year, the Parks gave Coley a cake for his birthday.
Advertisement
NEWS
December 12, 1987
The holiday season--which focuses on Christmas for some and on Hanukkah for others--encompasses various traditions. Orange County's diversified ethnicity contributes to the special atmosphere of the holidays in Southern California. Here's how some ethnic groups celebrate the holidays: Hanukkah means "rededication" and is known as the Festival of Lights. It commemorates religious freedom over tolerance, beginning at sundown on Dec. 16.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 20, 1996 | DEBORAH BELGUM, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, how quickly we see you disappear. Second-graders at a Manhattan Beach elementary school showed up Monday and found a fully decorated 7-foot artificial Christmas tree inside their classroom, courtesy of one of the students' mothers. A nice gift, the mother thought, to surprise the children. But many of the students in this Pennekamp Elementary School classroom, as well as the teacher, are Jewish.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 13, 1999 | JOCELYN Y. STEWART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A story like this is years in the making. Years of looking out for each other. Years and years and years of living. James Coley, who is an African American, migrated here from Shreveport, La., decades ago and settled in South Los Angeles. Yeun H. Park and his wife, Mi Ja, came from South Korea and bought the minimarket at the corner of Main and Century, next to Coley's house. They met and, in time, their friendship grew. One year, the Parks gave Coley a cake for his birthday.
NEWS
December 12, 1987
The holiday season--which focuses on Christmas for some and on Hanukkah for others--encompasses various traditions. Orange County's diversified ethnicity contributes to the special atmosphere of the holidays in Southern California. Here's how some ethnic groups celebrate the holidays: Hanukkah means "rededication" and is known as the Festival of Lights. It commemorates religious freedom over tolerance, beginning at sundown on Dec. 16.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|