Archive for October 9th, 2008

  • Daily Dose: 10/09/08

    Daily Dose: 10/09/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » Court Blocks Judge’s Order to Free Chinese Muslims » Bay Area Could Be Saved by Asian markets » Police Find Asian Man’s Body in Slough » Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival Launches » 2008 South Asian International Film Festival Announces ‘FIRAAQ’ as the Official Opening […]

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  • Asian Americans for Community Involvement Senior Appreciation Luncheon

    Asian Americans for Community Involvement Senior Appreciation Luncheon

    SAN JOSE, Calif. — Over 200 individuals attended Asian Americans for Community Involvement’s 18th Annual Senior Appreciation Luncheon on September 19, at Dynasty Seafood Restaurant in Cupertino. Hosted by Jo Wan, reporter for the KTSF Mandarin News, the luncheon featured lively entertainment. The festivities began […]

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  • Want Inclusive Politics? End Discrimination in Mainstream Polls

    Want Inclusive Politics? End Discrimination in Mainstream Polls

    New APA poll reveals community’s real engagement in politics Today is my birthday. How old am I? Old enough to recall hearing the cliché “sleeping giant” used to describe Asian Americans and our underwhelming political prowess. I was a mere Lilliputian when I first heard […]

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  • BlAsian Musician Explores Both Sides of His Roots

    BlAsian Musician Explores Both Sides of His Roots

    The release of the CD Ten in September continued drummer/ percussionist/educator/musicologist/Asian American Orchestra director Anthony Brown’s long career of combining music that reflects his BlAsian roots. Born in the Presidio neighborhood of San Francisco to —who met in Isuzo, Japan, during World War II and […]

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  • NY Councilman Liu Challenges Bloomberg’s Bid for Third Term

    NY Councilman Liu Challenges Bloomberg’s Bid for Third Term

    New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced last week his intention to pursue revision of the term-limits law that restricts him from running for a third term. The move has troubled some New York politicians because Bloomberg hopes to pass the term extension through […]

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  • Presidential Campaign Update

    Presidential Campaign Update

    On October 5, Asian Americans for Obama founder Ramey Ko debated Asian Americans for McCain founder Shandon Phan at the University of Texas at Austin before an audience of over 70 on topics ranging from the economy, healthcare, higher education, foreign policy, immigration to Asian […]

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  • Attorney by Day, Asian Ironman by Night

    Attorney by Day, Asian Ironman by Night

    It is early on a Tuesday morning, and with a couple of hours before work, Wil Yamamoto isn’t in bed with squinted eyes frantically trying to turn off his alarm clock. Instead Yamamoto has gone out for a quick swim in the nearby warm Honolulu […]

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  • Real Estate Sales: Condos/Townhomes September 2008

    Real Estate Sales: Condos/Townhomes September 2008

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  • Hot Shots: 10/10/08

    Hot Shots: 10/10/08

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