Archive for November 11th, 2005

  • Have Yourself a Feast of Good Feelings

    Have Yourself a Feast of Good Feelings

    You can be guaranteed satisfaction if you make the best of every situation. Granted, it can be somewhat difficult when it all seems like Murphy’s Law is working overtime just for you. But over the years, I’ve learned to try and live by what my […]

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  • Moose’s Goes Global

    Moose’s Goes Global

    Over the years, Moose’s restaurant in North Beach has become a living room-away-from-home for elected officials, power brokers and celebrities. And its boldly innovative take on California cuisine has been praised by discerning foodies and hard-to-impress critics alike.

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  • What Pusan Might Mean for a New Era of Cinema

    What Pusan Might Mean for a New Era of Cinema

    The largest and most important film festival in Asia currently is not in Hong Kong, or in Tokyo or Mumbai. It’s in South Korea, but not even in Seoul. Somehow, in just its 10th year, Pusan International Film Festival — located in harbor city Busan, […]

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  • Forging Ahead with NAPABA

    Forging Ahead with NAPABA

    CHICAGO — The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) broke all records for attendance and gross revenue raised at its 17th Annual Convention, “Forging Ahead – Shaping Our Future,” last month at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

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  • Hmong Hunters Are Up for New Season

    Hmong Hunters Are Up for New Season

    STILLWATER, Minn. –– Hmong hunters say they are returning as usual to enjoy deer hunting season, despite the conviction of Chai Soua Vang for killing six white hunters in a racially tinged confrontation.

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  • Racial Tension at U of Michigan

    Racial Tension at U of Michigan

    Whether or not two students at the University of Michigan urinated on an Asian couple or, drunkenly hurled a beer can at them — the incident has galvanized the Asian American community in Ann Arbor. Both the alleged perpetrators and the APA community have

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  • Gita, Mildred and the Freedom to Marry

    Gita, Mildred and the Freedom to Marry

    Gita Deane arrived just in time for the start of a town hall meeting held at the University of Maryland last Wednesday. A striking Bombay-born woman in her early 40s who went to college in Washington, D.C., Gita strode confidently to the table at the […]

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  • Justice for Tran and Her Family

    Justice for Tran and Her Family

    Tran Thi Bich Cau, a petite 25-year-old Vietnamese American woman living in San Jose, Calif., was shot dead by a San Jose police officer in her apartment on July 13, 2003. Tran lived with her partner, Dang Bui, and her children, Tommy, 2, and Tony, […]

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  • Bird Flu Blues

    Bird Flu Blues

    I don’t have a crystal ball. But when it comes to the bird flu, I have my wife, who’s been warning me about the coming spread of bird flu for years. She works for PETA, the animal rights organization, which has been concerned about bird […]

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  • Learning from the Obscure Cha-Cha Dancer

    Learning from the Obscure Cha-Cha Dancer

    What if Bruce Lee didn’t have a cinematic market in Asia? The American-born superstar might have been relegated to being an obscure footnote –– a Hong Kong champion cha-cha dancer who starred in an oddly named American television series called The Green Hornet.

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