Archive for September 2nd, 2005

  • Sick Be Gone

    Sick Be Gone

    You would think with all the medicine on the market that being sick would be an easy thing. For every ailment on your body, there are some 10 cures boxed, bottled or tubed available.

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  • Little Big Champs

    Little Big Champs

    Coming off a game-winning homer from Michael Memea, the boys from ‘Ewa Beach and Waipahu, captured the Little League World Series championship in a nationally

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  • In AsianWeek History

    In AsianWeek History

    September 8, 1989 First Asian Woman on S.F.’s Municipal Bench

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  • Go, Go Power Rangers

    Go, Go Power Rangers

    LONESOME LEUNG … He’s been called “the Asian Clark Gable,” but leading man Tony Leung still sees himself as a loner who grew up with a Super-8 camera. The H.K.-based

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  • ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ Goes on, with Disclaimer

    ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ Goes on, with Disclaimer

    Responding to protests, San Jose sponsors of Breakfast at Tiffany’s issued a last-minute disclaimer, but refused to cancel the film for its offensive “yellowface” performance.

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  • ‘Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress’

    ‘Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress’

    When Dai Sijie’s Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress played the 2002 AFI Fest in Los Angeles, the director and his French producers were unsuccessful in recruiting a distributor. In retrospect, the delay may actually have

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  • 6th Anniversary Commemorating Joseph Ileto’s Death

    6th Anniversary Commemorating Joseph Ileto’s Death

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa led a community commemoration of the sixth anniversary of a tragic shooting spree that killed a Filipino American postal worker in the San Fernando Valley.

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  • Textbook Companies Dictating Whitewashed History

    Textbook Companies Dictating Whitewashed History

    Forced into a frenzy of scoring higher on progress goals established by the Bush Administration’s No Child Left Behind policy, school districts are finding it harder to

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  • The Manong Spirit

    The Manong Spirit

    Evicted at 29, Emil DeGuzman was one of the ribbon cutters at the Aug. 26 grand opening of the International Hotel Senior Housing.

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  • Last of the Giants

    Last of the Giants

    Harvey Wong, San Francisco Chinatown’s unofficial mayor, passed away on August 26, after a short illness. He was 82.

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