Archive for January 26th, 2007

  • The Jury Is Still Out

    The Jury Is Still Out

    Out of 93 U.S. attorneys nationally — at least four are Asian Pacific American. Top gun Chinese American law enforcer Carol Lam is leaving California, the recently Senate-confirmed Indian American Rachel Paulose in Minnesota, Japanese American Edward Kubo of Hawai‘i and Amul Thapar — the […]

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  • James Kim — Tragedy By Racism?

    James Kim — Tragedy By Racism?

    Here’s one question no one dares to ask about the tragic death in the Oregon backcountry of CNET editor James Kim: Did Kim’s heritage play any role in the tragedy? That’s right — was race a factor in any part of this tragic snafu? It’s […]

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  • YumGuide Reviews Ohgane

    YumGuide Reviews Ohgane

    Korean appetizers – Panchan (free): Featuring a dozen different delectables, Ohgane definitely takes care of its customers in terms of appetizers. Though it was free, I’d pay for this panchan because it was one of the best I’ve ever had. We also got free seaweed […]

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  • Stuffed Slugs and Smiling Tomatoes at ‘Park Life’

    Stuffed Slugs and Smiling Tomatoes at ‘Park Life’

    Cute Japanese figurines, mini designer chairs and a sad ghost lamp are among the unique items at Clement Street’s newest store, Park Life. The small Asian American-owned retail store is a place for art enthusiasts or those interested in finding unique knickknacks.

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  • George Leong Young Suey, 1915-2007

    George Leong Young Suey, 1915-2007

    SAN FRANCISCO — George Leong Young Suey, Asian American trailblazer during the 1960s to the 1990s, passed away on Jan. 14. The San Bruno resident was 91. Suey was active with the Chinese American Citizens Alliance since the early 1960s, where he became president of […]

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  • The United States versus Resegregation in the Supreme Court

    The United States versus Resegregation in the Supreme Court

    This summer, for the first time since racial segregation in America’s schools was outlawed over 50 years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court is likely to set new standards changing the extent to which primary and secondary students nationwide can reap the benefits of ethnically and […]

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  • Indian Siblings Compete To Be Next American Idol

    Indian Siblings Compete To Be Next American Idol

    With the sixth season of mega-hit American Idol under way, two Indian American siblings have immediately stood out as viable competitors for the crown. Washington residents Shyamali Malakar, 19, and brother Sanjaya 17, met the judges in Seattle on Idol’s Jan. 17 episode.

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  • FilAm Legal Icon Eleanor Nisperos Retires

    FilAm Legal Icon Eleanor Nisperos Retires

    We all need role models — heroes to blaze trails for us, to inspire us to do more. It must have been very difficult for then 22-year-old Eleanor Oducayen when she entered prestigious Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California in Berkeley […]

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  • Ethiopian American Caucus Chair Endorses Wilma Chan

    Ethiopian American Caucus Chair Endorses Wilma Chan

    The top endorsement highlighted by former Assemblywoman Wilma Chan in her campaign for state senate District 9 is chairman of the Ethiopian American caucus. The 9th District is one-quarter black, 19 percent Latino and 17 percent APA (2000 Census numbers). It covers cities like Berkeley, […]

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  • Kate Flashes Reporter

    Kate Flashes Reporter

    SANDRA MUM, ISAIAH SORE LOSER AT GLOBES While Grey’s Anatomy squabble over the “Did he, didn’t he?” fight over the outing of co-star T.R. Knight by Isaiah Washington, Sandra Oh is playing diplomat. Dressed in an Olympian bronze dress, Sandra was visibly disgusted as Isaiah […]

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