Real Asian Nominees
I thought I’d comment on the question posed about Rob Schneider and whether APAs really want to claim him as our own (“Fall TV Season Peek,” Sept. 29). I would not want to, especially because he does not own it openly himself.
And yet we still see him as a nominee for the only award show that APAs have, the Asian Excellence Awards. With all the APAs that are present in the media now, we have a larger pool to pick from for the nominees. It almost makes us look desperate to be choosing these people out of thin air, especially for roles that were not great.
San Francisco, Calif., Sept 30
Praise Prop B
All people in San Francisco hoping to be reasonably housed should support the idea. Lets spread out the word and get better housing for SF inhabitants.
San Francisco, Calif., Sept. 29
Prop B seems like a great piece of legislation (“Yes on B Kicks Off in Chinatown”, Sept. 26). It seems very thoughtfully drafted, and it actually addresses the housing crisis that our city is facing. Thanks for this article!
San Francisco, Calif., Sept. 27
Facts On Prop H
Strong support for Prop H is voiced by Fiona Ma and Betty Yee—two Asian American political leaders who are standing up for our collective interest in affordable, clean energy (“Chinese Community Says No to Prop H”, Sept. 19).
PG&E has a long history of giving money to Asian American clubs—it is a sad result that these groups then feel obligated to follow PG&E’s political message to maintain their own funding.
I encourage readers to read the facts about this exciting opportunity to transition to renewable energy at sfcleanenergy.com and to step up to our responsibility to give our children a world with fewer devastating hurricanes and less famine—just two of the horrifying impacts of climate change that Prop H seeks to stop.
San Francisco, Calif., Sept 24
On the cover of the Sept. 29 edition, the size of the federal government’s proposed bailout of the U.S. financial system was incorrect; it is $700 billion. The photo accompanying the Asian Reality Check column in that issue incorrectly identified Sheena Sakai. And in the same issue, the TV show that actor Michael Paul Chan appears on was misidentified in the story “Fall TV Season Peek”; it is The Closer.
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