Archive for October 2nd, 2008

  • Daily Dose: 10/2/08

    Daily Dose: 10/2/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » Hawai‘i Senators See Merits in Rescue Plan » Financial, Storm-Related Disasters Eyed by Jindal » Study Explores Pregnancy Risks for Asian-White Couples » Controller: State Must Borrow $7 Billion, But It Won’t Be Easy » Presidential & VP Debates Broadcast […]

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  • Welcome

    Welcome

    Welcome to our annual San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival special issue. For the third consecutive year, the Dragon Boat Festival, organized by our friends the California Dragon Boat Association, will be held on Treasure Island on Oct. 4 and 5 in the San Francisco […]

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  • Message from the California Dragon Boat Association

    Message from the California Dragon Boat Association

    On behalf of the California Dragon Boat Association (CDBA), we would like to welcome you to the 13th Annual Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival! We are once again excited to return to our home at Treasure Island for a fun-filled weekend of […]

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  • Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival: Summary Race Schedule

    Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival: Summary Race Schedule

    *****More on Dragon Boat Festival:***** http://www.asianweek.com/category/special-section/ *****************************************

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  • Getting There

    Getting There

    Transportation and Parking Information Shuttle Buses Free shuttles will provide transportation to and from the Dragon Boat Festival every 20 to 30 minutes, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Shuttle stops are at: • Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel

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  • Team Building Through Dragon Boat Racing

    Team Building Through Dragon Boat Racing

    Dragon boat racing is a great equalizer,” says Kathy Polonais-Britt, a medical social worker in Kaiser Permanente’s intensive care unit, matter-of-factly. “The hierarchy you face in the workplace is out the door when you are in the boat as the janitor on the team is […]

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  • Dragon Boating Not Just for Asians

    Dragon Boating Not Just for Asians

    SAN FRANCISCO — A presumptuous mind or two may assume that dragon boat racing — with roots that trace over 2,000 years to the southern provinces of China and growing ranks of rabid practitioners and fans in the APA community over the past few decades […]

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  • What Do You Think About Before A Race?

    What Do You Think About Before A Race?

    “The first stroke is like finding my first note and beat on stage during that split second after the music starts! But then, just like a conductor is there to give us the first beat, the bull horn is there to give us the first […]

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  • A Chance to Redefine Race in America

    A Chance to Redefine Race in America

    A Chance to Redefine Race in America (Pt. 2 of 15) In a series of provocative video discussions, Ronald Takaki (author, scholar, and professor of ethnic studies at the University of California, Berkeley) will discuss important issues regarding the 2008 presidential election from a multicultural […]

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  • Sarah Palin? She’s no Thelma Garcia Buchholdt

    Sarah Palin? She’s no Thelma Garcia Buchholdt

    It’s painful to see the rise of Alaska’s Sarah Palin, who this week tries to show she has the eloquence of at least a George W. Bush. Now if that doesn’t please the general electorate, it should at least make the joke writers over at […]

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