Archive for August 6th, 2008

  • Comcast drops ImaginAsian TV

    Comcast drops ImaginAsian TV

    Citing low viewership, cable operator Comcast has pulled the plug on iaTV, formerly ImaginAsian TV, in San Francisco as of July 22. The Asian American network will still be carried on cable systems across the U.S. including New York, Los Angeles, Houston, Dallas and Hawai‘i. […]

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  • Gift of Gab: Professional Communication for Results

    Gift of Gab: Professional Communication for Results

    SAN FRANCISCO – “The key to good communication,” according to Jerry Ervin, president of the business consulting firm Paragon Strategies, “is to understand the person you are communicating with.” Ervin addressed a group of twenty at a professional development workshop on communication for results hosted […]

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  • People’s Republic of Capitalism

    People’s Republic of Capitalism

    On the a Discovery Channel, just before the Olympics, Ted Koppel hosted a look at the paradox of rampant capitalism in one of the last bastions of Communism. He showed how an Ethan Allen sofa began with raw materials from the United States, went to […]

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  • Specter of Lavender Revenge

    Specter of Lavender Revenge

    Will today’s filing deadline, 08/08/08, be lucky for Chinese American candidates? With S.F. Democratic Party and political club endorsements in the coming weeks, supervisor candidate David Chiu will be haunted by his July 23 vote against re-electing Scott Wiener as S.F. Democratic Party’s county committee […]

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  • Daily Dose: 08/06/08

    Daily Dose: 08/06/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » Boston Councilor Testifies on Behalf of Small Business Dry Cleaners » Dentists Launch Food and Toy Drive for Hayward Charity » Local Student Attends Theatre Arts Conference » Jackie Chan Set for ‘Spy’ Comedy » Korean Wins Women’s British Open […]

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  • New Website Makes Calif. School Data Accessible to Parents

    New Website Makes Calif. School Data Accessible to Parents

    School Finder lets parents compare test scores, demographics Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger recently announced the launch of a new website that compares state-funded educational institutions. California School Finder ( lists thousands of establishments in 17 categories from preschool to high school and includes juvenile hall, alternative, […]

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  • The Healing Priest

    The Healing Priest

    Until a few days ago, I had never heard of Fr. Fernando Suarez. It was only while having dinner with a friend on August 1 when his name came up. “He’s the real deal,” my friend insisted. “This priest is a miracle worker. I have […]

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  • Asian Americana

    Asian Americana

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