In 1965, the South Los Angeles section known as Watts had already been ground zero for looting and unrest.
As Jewish shop owners left South Los Angeles, Korean merchants stepped in to take their place.
Los Angeles councilman Mike Wu shows presidential candidate Bill Clinton the damage in Koreatown, Los Angeles on May 4, 1992.
Residents of Los Angeles went back to work and school as the city tried to get back to normal.
However, in recent times other parts of the country have witnessed flashbacks to the Los Angeles of the 1990s.