«Charles Jin, who arrived from China in 1984 to attend college, says he enjoys living in an area where he regularly comes in contact with Hispanics, whites and blacks, as well as Asians.
At his dry cleaners in Temple City, he said, his customer base is so varied that he no longer addresses Asian people in Chinese unless he knows that's what they prefer.
``So many Asian people look so much alike that they could be Japanese or Korean or Chinese,'' he said. ``So I speak to them all in English.''»