Archive for August, 2008

  • Good On Paper

    Good On Paper

    9SpotMonk’s Letterpress Stationary If you are looking for invitations or cards with an Asian feel without the corny, stereotypical Asian design, 9SpotMonk has what you need. Based in Glen Rock, NJ, Vivian Leung and sister Tiffany specialize in letterpress printing to make anything from greeting […]

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  • Bay Area Fun and Fundraisers

    Bay Area Fun and Fundraisers

    Spinning around as fast as it can, the Bay Area Merry-Go-Round has no shortage of fun and fund-raisers for worthy charitable causes, with at least ten major fundraisers in the next six weeks. Kicking off with an extravagant first-time event, the Board members of the […]

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  • Letters to the Editor: JROTC Debate Continues, Bilingual Education, Nerds Rule, Asian Actors Upstaged, I Want My iaTV!

    Letters to the Editor: JROTC Debate Continues, Bilingual Education, Nerds Rule, Asian Actors Upstaged, I Want My iaTV!

    JROTC Debate Continues Nelson Lum’s letter (Letters to the Editor, August 24) attacks Eric Mar for voting against JROTC and claims that the JROTC program “has a 98 percent college enrollment rate.” But Army General Eric K. Shinseki said, “Our indications are about 30 percent […]

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  • Kimochi Home and Eagle Scout Bench Project

    Kimochi Home and Eagle Scout Bench Project

    SAN FRANCISCO — Three new wooden benches now sit on the back patio at Kimochi Home, a residential/day care/respite facility in Japantown, thanks to the efforts of Michael Quan and fellow Troop 29 Eagle Scouts from the San Francisco Buddhist Church. The Kimochi Home/Eagle Scout […]

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  • Chinatown’s Not Organic Enough

    Chinatown’s Not Organic Enough

    Dear Q, I am not a politically correct person, but I had an argument with my husband about the quality of the meat and produce that we buy in Chinatown. I know that San Francisco has one of the best Chinatowns, but I have done […]

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  • Secret Asian Man

    Secret Asian Man

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  • Sydney Orchestra “Synched” 2000 Olympics Performance (too)

    Sydney Orchestra “Synched” 2000 Olympics Performance (too)

    “What is the big deal!! When you do a live show it is sometimes neccessary to fill in with prerecord section in some instances,” cries Robyn, a commenter on a Canadian news outlet, in response to recent news about the 2000 Sydney Olympic opening performance. […]

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  • Political Jiujitsu – Obama & Biden, McCain & Palin

    Political Jiujitsu – Obama & Biden, McCain & Palin

    With just 60+ days left in the presidential race, various media outlets have been using “political jiujitsu” (a term coined by political scientist in 1973 Gene Sharp that basically means to throw your opponent off balance with a strategic political tactic or maneuver). Among the […]

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  • Daily Dose: 08/29/08

    Daily Dose: 08/29/08

    » Filipino Man Sentenced For Writing Racial Hate Letters » Forum for Communities of Color During the RNC » Assemblywoman Ma’s Legislation Passed by State Assembly » Arrests Made in Cemetery Thefts in Colma » APA’s Perform in Community Classical Music Concert » Chinese Cultural […]

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  • Calendar: 08/29/08

    Calendar: 08/29/08

    Ming Dynasty Treasures EVENT: Special exhibition at the Asian Art Museum DESCRIPTION: The Asian Art Museum is showing a unique exhibition of more than 200 Ming treasures from China’s finest museums, including rare objects from the Forbidden City in Beijing. From jades and porcelains to […]

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