Archive for November 17th, 2007

  • The Board’s White Male Club

    The Board’s White Male Club

    While an Asian Pacific American mayor in San Francisco is promising (Potstickers, Nov. 9), attaining APA parity on the city’s Board of Supervisors has been frustrated since the return to district elections in 2000 when three APA citywide supervisors were reduced to one district supervisor.

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  • Bits of Obits: Three of My Heroes Pass On

    Bits of Obits: Three of My Heroes Pass On

    I write for many reasons. Three of them died recently — role models all. I couldn’t be that garrulous Filipino American amok if I didn’t cull inspiration from my role models. You need as many as you can get. When they die, they dot your […]

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  • Newcomers’ Ball

    Newcomers’ Ball

    Chinese Newcomers Service Center held its 15th annual Emperor and Empress Charity Ball on Oct. 26 at Far East Cafe in San Francisco.

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  • A Hairy Situation

    A Hairy Situation

    As Grace Tzeng reports in this issue, 74-year-old Margaret Tse was fined $2,200 by the state’s Board of Barbering and Cosmetology for an April incident where she was found trimming a friend’s hair in a Chinatown salon without a license.

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  • Amy Tan Helps Honor Fellow Novelist Lisa See

    Amy Tan Helps Honor Fellow Novelist Lisa See

    Asian Novelists Honored At Ceremony Amy Tan is known for best-selling books such as Joy Luck Club, The Bone Setter’s Daughter and The Kitchen God’s Wife — but unlike Colin Powell, she’s no token minority. Amy served as co-chair with Ann Getty for the National […]

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