Archive for April 11th, 2003

  • All or Nothing

    All or Nothing

    As cameras strobed and television lights illuminated the red carpet at the Los Angeles premiere for Better Luck Tomorrow earlier this week, filmmaker Justin Lin took the final steps toward completing the four-year journey of bringing his independent feature to theaters.

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  • The Significance of the Past: Tule Lake focuses on Japanese American resistance

    The Significance of the Past: Tule Lake focuses on Japanese American resistance

    Ever since the “War on Terrorism” began after Sept. 11, parallels have been drawn between the attacks on civil liberties now and the disintegration of civil liberties during World War II which led to the internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans. Recent statements by Rep. Howard […]

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  • The War of Art

    The War of Art

    As I write this, the Fox News Channel is reporting that ground forces have made their way into Baghdad. Colin Powell announces that we are now only days away from “the liberation” of Baghdad from Saddam’s evil power. The Los Angeles Times reports in its […]

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  • Abstract Ballet to Dance Autobiography

    Abstract Ballet to Dance Autobiography

    San Francisco follows New York City as America’s dance capital with an array of programs on almost any given day. Thankfully, Asian Pacific Americans are participating in full force.

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  • San Francisco State Unveils Filipino Mural

    San Francisco State Unveils Filipino Mural

    Filipinos made their permanent mark at San Francisco State last Friday with the unveiling of a community mural.

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  • SARS Scaring Chinatown Diners

    SARS Scaring Chinatown Diners

    Growing panic over Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) has slammed Chinatown restaurants in the pocketbook, despite the fact that not one single case of the virus has turned up in San Francisco, Mayor Willie Brown told The Examiner on Monday.

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  • Protesting Military Training Institute: SF teacher headed to jail

    Protesting Military Training Institute: SF teacher headed to jail

    It was just one step. But when San Francisco Mission High School teacher Derrlyn Tom squeezed through the gap of a chainlink fence that separates Fort Benning from public property, she changed history. That step — together with her pleas for the closure of the […]

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  • Khmer New Year Ends Harvest

    Khmer New Year Ends Harvest

    Even though this year’s Cambodian New Year comes at a time of war and hardship in the community, organizers for the large Bay Area celebration held in Santa Clara County are confident that many will come out for the April 12 event.

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  • Off-leash Policy Hitting Dog Owners Hard: APAs standing up for their pets

    Off-leash Policy Hitting Dog Owners Hard: APAs standing up for their pets

    Bailey loves going to the beach because he enjoys having the fresh sea mist on his face and watching the sandpipers chase the white surf along the shore break. Fort Funston is his choice because there are teams of wet dogs with their owners always […]

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  • Admissions Outrage Escalates

    Admissions Outrage Escalates

    Taking their bitter battle to the steps of City Hall, an estimated 400 parents rallied April 4, fuming over a recent round of school placements that have bumped their children from their neighborhood schools and onto buses to campuses across town.

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