Archive for January 12th, 2007

  • Federation of Chinese Golf Clubs Hits 35th Anniversary

    Federation of Chinese Golf Clubs Hits 35th Anniversary

    Fifty years ago, the game of golf was gaining momentum with the emergence of Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus as golfing’s first superstars. A few regional Chinese golf clubs were already in existence at that time. Clubs of golfers had been active in San Francisco, […]

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  • APA Man On Verge of Mid-Life Crisis

    APA Man On Verge of Mid-Life Crisis

    Oftentimes, lately, I feel my chest ready to collapse from the weight of an approaching mid-life crisis. My friends laugh when they hear this. “Oh, you’re too young to be suffering from a mid-life crisis,” they say dismissingly. It’s true. I’ve only just turned 35.

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  • YumGuide reviews Chef Yu/YuYu Za Zang

    YumGuide reviews Chef Yu/YuYu Za Zang

    One of those “hole-in-the-walls” that might easily be passed by without a second’s notice, this small but increasingly popular-amongst-the-locals restaurant is located on Telegraph Avenue, along with the many other Korean restaurants ranging from your neighborhood soft tofu stew house to the highly popular Korean […]

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  • The Monster has a Soft Heart

    The Monster has a Soft Heart

    The year may not have been the greatest year for Noel Lee and his company Monster Cable, one of the premier consumer electronics brands and one of San Francisco Bay Area’s largest minority-owned private employers. Lee’s negative patch started when he laid off 120 workers […]

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  • Volcano High

    Volcano High

    I had first seen a few scenes of Volcano High, a Korean high-flying, super-saiyan martial arts film, on MTV back in 2003. The visuals were fun in that awesome-yet-campy sort of way, and the concept of martial arts and power over the elements were some […]

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  • Not a Nguyen-Nguyen Scenario

    Not a Nguyen-Nguyen Scenario

    There was Madison Nguyen who beat attorney Linda Nguyen for a San Jose council seat in ’05. Now there’s an Orange County supervisor battle brewing among four republicans: Garden Grove Councilwoman Janet Nguyen, who leads in fundraising with $215,000, battling Garden Grove School Board member […]

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  • APAs Become Historic New Majority, But Are Split On School Board

    APAs Become Historic New Majority, But Are Split On School Board

    SAN FRANCISCO — For the first time in history, Asian Americans are a majority on the San Francisco School Board. Three women were sworn in last Friday at the Tenderloin Community School auditorium: two APAs, Hydra Mendoza and Jane Kim, and a black American, Kim-Shree […]

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  • Lisa Ling Engaged

    Lisa Ling Engaged

    LIU CAN’T DO CHARITY ANYMORE Lucy Liu kicks bad boys’ butts in the movies, but in real life, she can’t lend a hand. At least, not till the real threats of civil war, genocide and plague subside. Lucy’s UNICEF trips to Darfur and Sri Lanka […]

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  • Letters to the Editor

    Letters to the Editor

    The Asian Fetish I’m a Korean American, and have been heavily targeted as a “China Doll”/Geisha Girl” (not to mention being the recipient of “Me-so-Horny” type jokes) since my teens (“Fetishism on the Rise (Again),” Sept. 15, 2006).

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  • Shinseki Speaks for Go for Broke

    Shinseki Speaks for Go for Broke

    SAN FRANCISCO — Retired United States Army Chief of Staff General Eric K. Shinseki will serve as the Go For Broke National Education Center’s spokesperson in the center’s effort to educate the world about the contributions Japanese Americans made in combat during World War II […]

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