Archive for September 3rd, 2008

  • Daily Dose: 9/03/08

    Daily Dose: 9/03/08

    » Asian American Star Sings at Republican Convention » Gustav Provides Test for Rising Louisiana Governor » Asian Americans Worry Little About Climate Change » Jackie Chan Thrilled to Be a Part of Olympics » Hmong Actors Making History » Exchanging Chinese Athletes » What […]

    Full Story

  • Chinatown Worried About Restaurant Robberies: Recent Rash of East Bay Crime Concerns S.F. Businesses

    Chinatown Worried About Restaurant Robberies: Recent Rash of East Bay Crime Concerns S.F. Businesses

    SAN FRANCISCO-Concern is growing over the latest string of robberies that has taken the East Bay area by storm, leaving small business owners reluctant to open up shop. While city authorities have begun to collaborate with the community to find viable suspects, business owners have […]

    Full Story

  • Supreme Soul Rocks Suede

    Supreme Soul Rocks Suede

    Bay Area dance crew pops, locks and twists for the first time since ‘America’s Best Dance Crew’ SAN FRANCISCO – Bay Area dance crew Supreme Soul rocked Suede nightclub with twists, jumps, pops, locks and breaks on August 30. The group gained national fame after […]

    Full Story

  • Obama: A Cliche is a Terrible Thing to Waste

    Obama: A Cliche is a Terrible Thing to Waste

    Blogger Taylor Marsh proclaimed Obama’s speech to be “unmatched…in U.S. history” and “met Martin Luther King, Jr.” What a load of bitter melon. There is nothing post-partisan about blasting Bush with the title of that ’70s TV show, Eight is Enough. A cliché is a […]

    Full Story

  • Political Winds Blowing Jindal’s Way

    Political Winds Blowing Jindal’s Way

    Mother Nature knows no political timing. If Hurricane Gustav had hit the Gulf States last week, the Republican National Convention’s Labor Day start in Minnesota could have been spared, and it could have given GOP presidential nominee John McCain a running mate other than Alaska […]

    Full Story

  • What They Did For Summer Vacation: Spring Valley students fill 30 crates with over-the-summer Assignments

    What They Did For Summer Vacation: Spring Valley students fill 30 crates with over-the-summer Assignments

    SAN FRANCISCO – Excited Spring Valley Science School students started their first day back on Aug. 25, by filling approximately 30 milk crates with over-the-summer journals, assignments and projects. The goal was to keep the kids’ minds active by thinking or creating over the three-month […]

    Full Story

  • Purchase Tickets For The Hep B Gala Fundraiser

    Purchase Tickets For The Hep B Gala Fundraiser

    Buy your tickets now for the S.F. Hep B Free Campaign’s Be A Hero gala fundraising dinner. Presented by Saint Francis Memorial Hospital and St. Mary’s Medical Center, the event takes place on Sept. 18, at the Chinese Culture Center in the Chinatown Hilton located […]

    Full Story

  • Stephanie Tubbs Jones

    Stephanie Tubbs Jones

    Stephanie Tubbs Jones, the five-term Congresswoman from Cleveland, Ohio, passed away suddenly on August 20. Her legacy was mentioned by several speakers at the Democratic National Convention, including Hillary Clinton, whose cause had been championed by the fiery and well-respected former judge. While Tubbs Jones […]

    Full Story

  • Republican National Convention Update

    Republican National Convention Update

    >> Republicans Gather to Promote Asian-American Voting, Raise Funds for Hurricane Gustav Response >> Republican National Convention: Day 1 – Monday Sept 1

    Full Story

  • Kathie Lee Gifford Imitating Chinese on Today Show: Meng Demands Apology

    Kathie Lee Gifford Imitating Chinese on Today Show: Meng Demands Apology

    “You mah-weed to owd man!” Kathi Lee Gifford mimicked laughingly, squinting her eyes on the Today show earlier this week. Gifford meant “You’re married to an old man.”  She was supposedly imitating Al Roker who called her while she was in Beijing. Gifford said Roker […]

    Full Story