Archive for October 3rd, 2008

  • Galileo Celestial Dragons: The Team to Watch

    Galileo Celestial Dragons: The Team to Watch

    SAN FRANCISCO — It was a bright and sunny Sunday afternoon—a perfect day to have fun, maybe hangout in the mall, do some shopping and watch a blockbuster movie. But unlike other teenagers, the members of the Galileo Celestial Dragons or GCD were out on […]

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  • Dragon Boat Practice Locations

    Dragon Boat Practice Locations

    The California Dragon Boat Association has three practices sites: Alameda, Bair Island Aquatic Center in Redwood City and Lake Merced in San Francisco, which is the primary site used by most teams. For members of the association, all equipment — life jackets, paddles and the […]

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  • Entertainment at the Dragon Boat Festival

    Entertainment at the Dragon Boat Festival

    OPENING CEREMONY EMCEE: THUY VU Thuy is an Emmy award-winning reporter and substitute anchor at CBS 5. She joined the station in December 2005, based in the San Jose bureau. Her coverage of the fatal tiger attack at the San Francisco zoo in December won […]

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  • Entertainment Schedule

    Entertainment Schedule

    Saturday, October 4 Morning | 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Chen Tai Chi, Anna Lisa Matias, Chung Ngai Dance Troupe, Red Panda Acrobats Opening Ceremony | 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Dragon Horse Lion Dance Group,

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  • Masters Dragon Boat Paddlers Prove You’re as Young as You Think You Are

    Masters Dragon Boat Paddlers Prove You’re as Young as You Think You Are

    Don’t be surprised if the paddlers receiving medals at San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival on Treasure Island are in their fifties and sixties instead of their twenties and thirties. Just ask 53-year-old Randy Chin. During practice with his team, the Alameda Dragon Flyers, he […]

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  • Organ Recipients Compete on CYC Dragon Boat Team

    Organ Recipients Compete on CYC Dragon Boat Team

    The Community Youth Center of San Francisco’s dragon boat teams are hoping they’ll be able to deliver a victory and a message at this weekend’s San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival. The California Transplant Donor Network is sponsoring the youth center’s teams, and six organ […]

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  • Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival: Selected Team Profiles

    Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival: Selected Team Profiles

    Abraham Lincoln High School Abraham Lincoln High Dragon Boat has been around for over a decade, training young minds and spirits to engage in the sport of dragon boating. Although we are based in San Francisco, we have had the privilege to compete with many […]

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  • Heroic Japanese Americans in New Comic Series

    Heroic Japanese Americans in New Comic Series

    At the Baltimore Comic Convention, graphic novelist Billy Tucci introduced his new six-issue comic book series set in World War II: Sgt Rock: The Lost Battalion. The DC Comics character Sgt. Rock is part of the Lost Battalion that repelled German attacks while it was […]

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  • Daily Dose: 10/03/08

    Daily Dose: 10/03/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » Philadelphia Chinatown Says No to Casino » Inability to Sanitize Live Carp Ends Fishy Foot Treatments » Former Candidate Tan Nguyen Indicted Over Mailer Sent to Latinos » Assembly Member Furutani Announces Passage of Filipino American Resolution » Students From Oakland and East Bay Rev […]

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  • Calendar: 10/03/08

    Calendar: 10/03/08

    Creating a Pilipino Universe Through Art and Culture EVENT: Butterfly Kicks! A Weekend of Works in Progress DESCRIPTION: Featuring compelling works-in-development by Poet Joël B. Tan, Composers Dwayne Calizo and Florante Aguilar and writers Marianne Villanueva, Josef Anolin and Allan Manalo. Engage in the process […]

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