Archive for August, 2005

  • Street Food in a Restaurant Setting

    Street Food in a Restaurant Setting

    Not too long ago I came across a job posting on Craigslist for a hot dog vendor. It was tempting not to email the poster asking about the perks of the jobs, such as the daily limit of hot dogs I could eat.

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  • Kamehameha Schools Seek Justice

    Kamehameha Schools Seek Justice

    More than 400 supporters of Hawai‘i’s Kamehameha Schools rallied in UN Plaza on Saturday to protest the recent 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling against the schools’ Native Hawaiian-preferred admissions policy.

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  • In AsianWeek History

    In AsianWeek History

    August 29, 1986 U.S. Released Japanese Student The Federal government released Japanese student Choichiro Yatani, whom it had imprisoned for six weeks without a hearing on the suspicion that he had once belonged to a radical organization.

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  • Art Briefs

    Art Briefs

    ‘Nintendogs’ the Next Best Thing to a Real Pet DALLAS –– From DigiMon to Tamagotchi, there are dozens of choices for the virtual pet lover. The latest, “Nintendogs,” debuts exclusively for the Nintendo DS handheld game machine.

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  • FFVII Fans Turning Blue

    FFVII Fans Turning Blue

    For the past year, fans of the hit video game Final Fantasy VII have been holding their breaths for the September 14, 2005 DVD release of Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children, set two years after the story in the original role-playing video game.

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  • Armani Chowing with Aple and Robin

    Armani Chowing with Aple and Robin

    Black Eyed Peas’ lead vocalist and local Robin Williams apparently share a love for Giorgio Armani –– but for the food! They brunched at San Francisco’s luxe Armani Café at Market St. and Grant Ave. after wrapping

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  • Respect Our Dead, and Living

    Respect Our Dead, and Living

    To meet a growing demand in Minnesota, St. Paul’s mayor and Hmong Americans partnered to design and build the first funeral home for Hmong burial services last year. Last month, Pennsylvania residents honored Chinese

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  • Bay Briefs

    Bay Briefs

    WWII Veteran from Calif. receives Military Honor LINCOLN, Neb. –– Ben Kuroki of Camarillo, Calif., believed to be the only Japanese American to have flown over Japan during World War II was awarded the

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  • Police Role Disputed in Korean Deaths

    Police Role Disputed in Korean Deaths

    The Korean American Association of SF & Greater Bay Area (KAASF) and the Korean Community Center of the East Bay (KCCEB) are organizing the Korean community

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  • Global Briefs

    Global Briefs

    Japan’s JTB teams with U.S. to Sell Trips around Moon TOKYO –– Japan’s biggest travel agency, Japan Travel Bureau, will now offer visits to outer space.

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