Archive for December 19th, 2007

  • Nation Briefs

    Nation Briefs

    Democratic Fund-Raiser Norman Hsu Indicted in N.Y. NEW YORK — A federal grand jury recently indicted Norman Hsu, a top Democratic fund-raiser accused of cheating investors of at least $20 million and using some of the money to make illegal donations to political campaigns.

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  • AsianWeek’s Holiday Gift Guide Part 3

    AsianWeek’s Holiday Gift Guide Part 3

    Looking for quirky and unique holiday gift items for your friends and loved ones? AsianWeek’s first annual Holiday Gift Guide has a few fun Asian Pacific Islander American-made or -oriented suggestions sure to please everyone. FOR COMIC AND ANIME BUFFS Secret Asian Man Paraphernalia $3.95-$19.95 […]

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  • A Gift for Wrapping

    A Gift for Wrapping

    Vicky Mihara Avery competes in national gift-wrapping competition SAN FRANCISCO — If your idea of gift-wrapping is a decorative paper bag, then prepare to be awed by Vicky Mihara Avery from Paper Tree in Japantown.

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  • Furutani Advances Toward Assembly

    Furutani Advances Toward Assembly

    LOS ANGELES — As it turns out, the adage that three times is a charm might not apply to Warren Furutani. The Los Angeles Community College board member beat his Democratic opponent in a special election for the 55th District Assembly seat on Tuesday, paving […]

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  • Hep B’s Biggest Enemy

    Hep B’s Biggest Enemy

    Wisconsin isn’t known for its large Asian American population; they comprise only one percent of the state’s population, according to the 2000 census.

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