Archive for May, 2008

  • Strong Support for Prop A

    Strong Support for Prop A

    SAN FRANCISCO — With the governor proposing a $4 billion-dollar cut in education spending due to the current $16 billion-dollar state budget deficit, voters on June 3 will consider Prop A, which would create local funding for schools through a $198 annual parcel tax on […]

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  • Asian Nights: 05/30/08

    Asian Nights: 05/30/08

    Friday, May 30 Element’s Friday Night Special Details: Ana Mandara, 891 Beach St., San Francisco, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., 21+ Music: Hip-hop elementsf.com

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  • Hot Shots: 05/30/08

    Hot Shots: 05/30/08

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  • Daily Dose: 05/30/08

    Daily Dose: 05/30/08

    > AsianWeek Market Report > Asian-Americans Underrepresented in College Presidencies > Art Contest Aims To Prevent Hate Crimes Toward Minorities > Asia Society Texas Center Breaks Ground > “Grandfather’s Story Cloth” shines light on Alzheimer’s Disease and Hmong Culture > Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Recognized as […]

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  • Be Gay, Be Anything You Want – Just Not Single

    Be Gay, Be Anything You Want – Just Not Single

    SAN FRANCISCO – When I left India for America, my aunts worried about who I might end up marrying. “I hope you’ll marry another Bengali,” an aunt told me. Over the years that relaxed to, “I hope she’s a Hindu, even if she’s not Bengali.” […]

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  • Calendar: 05/30/08

    Calendar: 05/30/08

    A Night of indie Rock and R&B EVENT: Concert and video showing DESCRIPTION: Celebrate spring with The Autonomous Region, 2008’s Locus Arts Do-It-Yourself Video Contest winner and a featured band at the 2008 San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival. Autonomous screens their 2008 DIY […]

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  • Sharon Stone: Chinese Deserved the Earthquake

    Sharon Stone: Chinese Deserved the Earthquake

    Who better than Miss Nice, Sharon Stone, herself to assert that the 7.8 earthquake that devastated China, leaving over 88,000 people dead or missing, was karma biting back? “I am not happy about the way the Chinese are treating the Tibetans, because I don’t think […]

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  • California State Primary Endorsements

    California State Primary Endorsements

    No on 98 Ending Rent Control and Reforming Eminent Domain Proposition 98 goes too far and ends rent control that protects APA seniors and working families, while restricting use of eminent domain. No on 99 Pseudo Reform on Eminent Domain APAs should be wary of […]

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  • S.F. County Central Committees Recommendations

    S.F. County Central Committees Recommendations

    The central committees are obscure bodies that represent either the S.F. Democratic or Republican parties. However, some elected officials in the S.F. Democratic Party are running to control its endorsements. While the recommendations are important, the parties perform an equally important function in registering and […]

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  • Negative Effects Of Discrimination Tied To Age, Birthplace And Ethnic Identity: U.S.-born adults in their 40s with strong ethnic ties may feel less distressed

    Negative Effects Of Discrimination Tied To Age, Birthplace And Ethnic Identity: U.S.-born adults in their 40s with strong ethnic ties may feel less distressed

    The amount of distress Asian Americans feel in the face of racial discrimination may vary depending on age, strength of ties to ethnicity and whether the person was born in the United States, according to a new study of Asians living in the United States.

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