In the opener, a Korean man is murdered and Axel lands the case; Kenny and Bebe have a run-in with an attractive woman; and Christine's father falls ill during her 40th birthday party, and much to the dismay of her husband, she decides that they should take in the old man.
A planned remodeling of their bathroom leads to an argument between Christine and Peter; Lou is unhappy and losing patience with his nurse; Axel tries to keep Eddie from mentioning the deaths of Rick and Shin; Mexican authorities snag Cesar.
Christine's new African-American architect makes a positive impression on her; L.A. police intensify their search for Axel's shooter; Ben offers Anthony a chance to record at an exclusive studio; Cesar meets and befriends a young girl on his trip.
Anthony's first taste of the music-producing biz is an eye-opener, as he walks in on a rowdy party that's bursting with drugs and hookers; Kenny's involvement with Inez goes to a new level and he makes some moves that he hopes will solidify his position.
Peter's housing development is threatened by a raging wildfire; Kenny's efforts to have Gustav deported do not go unpunished; Cesar comes to the rescue of a young woman threatened by a gang of Mexican thieves; Ben is forced to deal with the doctor's sudden death.
Megan blames her mother for her parents' separation, so she acts out by sneaking off with Charles; after getting fired by Ben, a furious Anthony reconnects with an old gangster buddy and considers getting back into his former life.
A drug-addled Ben, who continues to be haunted by the Doctor, coerces Anthony into driving him into the desert for a powwow with his shaman; Cesar takes great satisfaction from his first steps on American soil.
A new detective arrives in the precinct and immediately riles up things; Ben engineers an attempt to wrest control of his company from his daughter; Eddie lends a hand to a Korean man and discovers a young girl in dire straits.
Cesar scores a job at a car wash; Christine discovers new info on Peter's departure; police question a suspected K-Town rapist; Jules issues Ben an intriguing challenge; Kenny tries to make things right with Amy.
Anthony and Ben pay a visit to Ben's former partner; Eddie has a confrontation with Mr. Park; Bebe joins the search for Axel; longtime housewife Christine attempts to try her hand in the job market; Inez steps over the line in her dealings with Kenny.