Archive for September, 2008

  • Droodles

    Droodles

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  • Ethnic Media Leaders Testify at State Procurement Hearing

    Ethnic Media Leaders Testify at State Procurement Hearing

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California State Assembly Select Committee on Procurement held a hearing with representatives from the ethnic print media on September 19 to review the state’s advertising policies and practices. Speaker of the California Assembly Karen Bass and Assemblymen Mike Davis and Curren […]

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  • CAAEN Highlights Innovators

    CAAEN Highlights Innovators

    SAN JOSE, Calif. — Over 300 professionals gathered for the Corporate Asian American Employee Network’s (CAAEN) annual conference in San Jose on Sept. 19. This year’s conference, entitled “How Innovators Succeed: Profiling Competitive Leaders in the Current Economic Environment,” focused on the accomplishments of Asian […]

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  • Books and Looks

    Books and Looks

    Graciously presenting “25 Years in Black and White” were AsianWeek chairwoman Florence Fang and her family, who donated the stories and photograph negatives from the San Francisco Examiner archive to the University of California, Berkeley’s Morrison Library. Delighted head librarians and their staff accepted the […]

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  • Asian Americana

    Asian Americana

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  • Letters to the Editor: Is McCain a Racist?, Hu Says What?, Killer Lecture, Where’s Bridget?, Honoring Community Organizers, Popular Contestants

    Letters to the Editor: Is McCain a Racist?, Hu Says What?, Killer Lecture, Where’s Bridget?, Honoring Community Organizers, Popular Contestants

    Is McCain a Racist? The important question goes beyond how “pale” the GOP is (Emil Amok, Sept. 5). All of us need to ask ourselves: Is John McCain a racist? In 2000, he said, “I hate the gooks. I will hate them as long as […]

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  • Write Off

    Write Off

    Dear Q, I am a lawyer, and a close friend, who is also a lawyer, got an MFA in writing after her law degree. She’s pretty accomplished, but after two decades she hasn’t really broken through as a writer, and she’s been working on a […]

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  • Yes on B Kicks Off in Chinatown

    Yes on B Kicks Off in Chinatown

    SAN FRANCISCO — Over 100 community leaders, youths, families and neighborhood residents gathered on Sept. 13 at the North Ping Yuen courtyard—Chinatown’s first affordable housing project—to support Proposition B, a measure on the November ballot that will guarantee funding for affordable housing for the next […]

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  • CAPAC Takes Stand for Family Unity in Immigration

    CAPAC Takes Stand for Family Unity in Immigration

    Francisco Villacrusis, an elderly U.S. citizen, is a widower in poor health, left alone without the care and support of his son and daughter. They are in the Philippines, waiting in the U.S. family immigration backlogs since 1994, according to the Asian Pacific American Legal […]

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  • Secret Asian Man

    Secret Asian Man

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