WikipediaThe venerated Gen. Vang Pao in the early '60s.Last night, news arrived from California that Gen. Vang Pao succumbed to a 10-day battle with pneumonia and died at the age of 81. Though decades have passed since he lead the Royal Army of Laos in guerrilla combat during the Vietnam W ... More >>
This week's OC Weekly features a story on former Royal Lao Army General Vang Pao and his recent arrest for his involvement in the secret purchase of millions of dollars worth of AK-47s, C-4 explosives and Stinger missiles.
A new generation of Hmong makes its own exodus
A series of teen rapes shocks local Hmong parents into confronting a new culture: their children.