Archive for November 25th, 2007

  • Affluent Asians Set Up House In Downtown L.A.

    Affluent Asians Set Up House In Downtown L.A.

    LOS ANGELES — Koreans and other affluent Asians are joining the ranks of young loft-dwellers who have fueled a resurgence of downtown Los Angeles as a place to live, not just work.

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  • Wing Family Honors Parents With Donation

    Wing Family Honors Parents With Donation

    SACRAMENTO — It is a Chinese tradition to honor one’s ancestors. Jimmie Wing, a native Californian and Sacramento resident, has recently done that through his passion for learning and lifetime enjoyment for the Sacramento Public Library. Jimmie and his two brothers put their resources together […]

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  • Chung to Work For Inspector General

    Chung to Work For Inspector General

    California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has appointed John Chung, of Yorba Linda, special assistant inspector general for the Bureau of Independent Review in the Office of the Inspector General.

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  • ChiAm Victims Of Fraud Fight Back

    ChiAm Victims Of Fraud Fight Back

    A group of Chinese immigrants have filed a lawsuit against a restaurant in Hacienda Heights, Calif., and its Chinese American owner for false advertising and fraud. In the lawsuit, filed in the Superior Court of Los Angeles County, plaintiffs allege that the restaurant and its […]

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  • Actor Charged With Misdemeanor Domestic Abuse

    Actor Charged With Misdemeanor Domestic Abuse

    HONOLULU — Film and TV actor Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa has been charged with misdemeanor domestic abuse. The 57 year-old actor has appeared in numerous films, including Memoirs of a Geisha, Pearl Harbor and Planet of the Apes. He most recently appeared in Balls of Fury and […]

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  • Pelosi Must Push For Vets

    Pelosi Must Push For Vets

    “Romper stomper, bomper boo!” If you know the words to all the songs on San Francisco’s KFRC-FM, then surely you remember the catchphrase of the beloved Miss Nancy, the character on Romper Room. She’d look into an empty hand-held mirror frame, see all the boys […]

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  • Facing ‘Yellow Face’

    Facing ‘Yellow Face’

    In this week’s issue, Reel Stories columnist Philip W. Chung counts down the first half of the 25 most famous (or infamous) “yellow face” film performances (the top ten will be presented in next week’s issue). A practice similar to “black face,” “yellow face” is […]

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