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Neighborhood Battle: Little Bangladesh vs. Koreatown

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Found at Normandie & Olympic | Photo: asdfkim
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There's nothing more that will get a community off their asses and to public meetings than the fight over a neighborhood's name. A group of people want a part of Koreatown to be called Little Bangladesh, so they filed a petition with the city. Koreatown is not one bit thrilled, but they say their area was never recognized by the city as an official neighborhood either, so they filed a petition, too. Wait, what? Are we on crack, are there not plenty of official City of Los Angeles signs marking Koreatown (here are two)? In any case, based on research by LAist, yes, Koreatown is an official neighborhood, read all about it here.