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Bruce Lee statue may be erected in L.A.'s Chinatown


ENTER THE DRAGON: A Chinatown committee is looking to raise a statue commemorating martial arts icon Bruce Lee, who historians say once lived in a studio in the neighborhood. “Once we get a final decision from the committee regarding the location, the Community Redevelopment Agency will help them go through the city process to make it happen,” Bibiana Yung, assistant project manager at the CRA, told the Downtown Los Angeles News.

Linking LASAFE SHOPPING: Westfield Shoppingtown in West Covina tops the list of most vehicle thefts and burglaries among Southern Californian malls, with 91 automobiles stolen and 111 break-ins in 13 months. Other high-ranked shopping centers on the list include Downey's Stonewood Center, Los Cerritos Mall and the garages of Third Street Promenade. (LAist)

NOT A CONSPIRACY: The Scottish Rite Masonic Temple in the Park Mile district was put on the market last week for $13.5 million. (Los Angeles Business Journal)

EQUINE-11: Debs Park will see more LAPD patrols on horseback, according to the Eastsider LA.

-- Soo Oh

Photo: Bruce Lee in "Enter the Dragon" (1973). Credit: Warner Bros.

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bow down to bruce lee

Smells of cheap commercial exploitation on behalf of bolstering local businesses through branding. Few knew him, fewer understood him, no one walks in his shoes but he'll sell lots of noodles. Well, maybe its a good idea then.

Oh that's great! Always been a fan of his movies and I 'm inspired by his teachings too.

Let's do it. It's a go! Bruce Lee statue, yes. Beats Rocky, big time. That's how you can tell your city is cool, you have a Bruce Lee statue.

I was wondering if this was getting further consideration . I'd like to see the Bruce Lee statue .

Westfield Shoppingtown in West Covina is right next to the West Covina Police Station - in fact they are neighbors on the same block sharing a common driveway/entrance!

the poor guy that got beat up in this picture was a once stunt man Jackie Chan


This is Historic! Bruce Lee is a Legend!

Statue of Bruce Lee in Chinatown... ... ...GREAT.

Let's do it! Bruce Lee is a legend. I am still trying to get some of his DVD's. He is one of the greatest.

why not ? great idea, there should be one already there. i can remember watching his movies with my dad which brings back good memories when i watch his movies now. i love jackie chan and jet li but bruce lee will always be Number 1 .

Shouldn't San Francisco have one? Or do they already have one?


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