Archive for October 10th, 2008

  • Bay Area Youth Rally Against State Propositions

    Bay Area Youth Rally Against State Propositions

    OAKLAND, Calif. – Over 150 high school students from Oakland and throughout the Bay Area gathered on October 4 at a conference organized by Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice, where they learned about the importance of voting and about issues on November’s California ballot. “There […]

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  • Calendar: 10/10/08

    Calendar: 10/10/08

    Construct 3D Origami EVENT: The DIY 3D Origami Club DESCRIPTION: The North Beach Branch Library invites you to try these new adventures in the creative use of your everyday wastepaper. Learn the basics and develop your own designs by varying the paper types, shade and […]

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  • Daily Dose: 10/10/08

    Daily Dose: 10/10/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » Obama Releases Comprehensive Plan for Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders » Survey Shows Asian Americans Could Play Key Role in Election » Plans for Vietnamese American Community Center Move Forward » Santa Clara County TB Rates High in Asian American […]

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  • Furutani Fires Up Crowd at Manilatown Dinner

    Furutani Fires Up Crowd at Manilatown Dinner

    Assemblyman calls for election of first Filipino to State Legislature SAN FRANCISCO – State assemblyman Warren Furutani ignited the Manilatown Heritage Foundation’s dinner and dance on Oct. 4 with a rallying cry to elect a Filipino to the State Legislature. “We from the north, south […]

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  • More Than a Taste Of Asian Cuisine: Asian Culinary Forum feed those hungry for new ideas

    More Than a Taste Of Asian Cuisine: Asian Culinary Forum feed those hungry for new ideas

    The Asian Culinary Forum is the vehicle of two food writers who live, breathe and eat food. Co-directors Andrea Nyugen and Thy Tran say it’s due time that Asian cuisine, often underrated and lumped together, steps into the limelight. “People in the U.S. know plenty […]

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  • Red Mango: Yul Kwon’s secret frozen yogurt addiction

    Red Mango: Yul Kwon’s secret frozen yogurt addiction

    PALO ALTO, Calif. — Don’t let Yul Kwon’s impeccable abs fool you. After winning Survivor: Cook Islands, Kwon often stuffed himself with bulk quantities of junk food from Costco. At one point, he had gained almost 40 pounds in one month. Then a friend introduced […]

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  • The Future of JROTC: Serving Asian American students in our Public Schools

    The Future of JROTC: Serving Asian American students in our Public Schools

    More than half of the San Francisco Unified School District’s students are Asian American. Many of these students are high achievers and come from homes where academic achievement is highly valued and supported. This support is a crucial element in the academic performance of these […]

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  • Asian Nights: 10/10/08

    Asian Nights: 10/10/08

    Friday, October 10 I Love DJ Heather! Details: Temple Nightclub, 540 Howard St., San Francisco, 10 p.m.-4 a.m., 21+ Music: House, Hip-hop Templesf.com

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  • Asian Americans Should Vote ‘Yes’ on Prop V

    Asian Americans Should Vote ‘Yes’ on Prop V

    San Francisco voters will hold the future of many of The City’s Asian American students in their hands when they go to the polls on November 4. Proposition V would support the reinstatement of the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps in the school district in […]

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