Archive for July, 2008

  • Daily Dose: 07/31/08

    Daily Dose: 07/31/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » A Surgeon Builds a Business by Believing in Herself » JACL Selects New Mike M. Masaoka Fellow » Chinese and Latino Immigrant Youth Commended for Health and Environmental Efforts » Chiang Continues to Pay Workers at Usual Wage » U.S. […]

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  • Tiara Time: Cherry Blossom Alumnae Reunite for Community Service

    Tiara Time: Cherry Blossom Alumnae Reunite for Community Service

    The Cherry Blossom Queens are getting ready for their first reunion ever in the 40-year history of the contest. No need to wear your gown or do your hair — just bring your dedication to serve. With a generation of young Japanese Americans becoming ever […]

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  • For Obama, class trumps race

    For Obama, class trumps race

    CHICAGO — I was curious what language Barack Obama would speak after last week’s “Presumptive Nominee World Tour” that included stops in Germany and the Middle East. But when he showed up at a last-minute session of the “Unity: Journalists of Color” convention, B.O. looked […]

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  • LOGO Lesbian Reality

    LOGO Lesbian Reality

    Gimme Sugar is like The Hills with cast members trying to make their way through a staged world called Life. But the difference between the two, other than social class (Hills is trust fund and Sugar is white-collar working), is the generally sincere message that […]

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  • Giants Rookie is First Full-Blooded Filipino in Big Leagues

    Giants Rookie is First Full-Blooded Filipino in Big Leagues

    Giants rookie pitcher Geno Espineli has heard his share of stereotypical cracks about wacky left-handers.

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  • Presidential Campaign Update

    Presidential Campaign Update

    The Asian American Finance Committee, Democratic National Committee AAPI Leadership Council, South Asian Leadership Council and Indo American Leadership Council hosted on July 29 a soldout lunchtime reception with Sen. Obama for Asian American, South Asian and Pacific Islander supporters in Washington, D.C., at the […]

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  • Navigating Corporate Politics

    Navigating Corporate Politics

    SAN FRANCISCO — The Asian Business League of San Francisco (ABL-SF) held a panel on “unwritten” strategies for successfully navigating corporate politics on July 24 at the law offices of Morrison & Foerster. The panel, moderated by ABL-SF board member Stephen Jeong, included Randy Quebec, […]

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  • Hot Shots: 08/01/08

    Hot Shots: 08/01/08

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  • LGBT Perspective: Same Need, Different Approach

    LGBT Perspective: Same Need, Different Approach

    In April 1993, our son told us he was gay. We were devastated. We hoped it was a phase like the time he dyed his hair green, but it was not, and we spent the next two years learning what it means to have a […]

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  • Sano Receives Honor From Japan

    Sano Receives Honor From Japan

    Dr. Emily Sano received the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, from the Consul General of Japan in San Francisco, Yasumasa Nagamine, on July 1. Dr. Sano, who retired as Director of the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco at the […]

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