Archive for October 16th, 2008

  • There’s No Debate: Undecided No More

    There’s No Debate: Undecided No More

    With the last debate on Wednesday, I decided to take my amok approach and become a maverick: I gave both candidates a bye. At this stage, it seemed to be the high road and the best way to clear the decks of the desperation and […]

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  • Cultural Dunce?

    Cultural Dunce?

    Not the strongest week for our reality friends. On Top Design, Wisit was voted off after showing his same old painted designs and feminine colors, the latter being especially problematic since his client requested a masculine room. Those missteps plus the fabric messily thrown over […]

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  • Faith Perspective: One Apology

    Faith Perspective: One Apology

    “The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions.” - Thich Nhat Hanh Na-ze oreo kirai nahn dah is Japanese for “Why do you hate me?” I learned the phrase as a college sophomore when my older […]

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  • Vietnamese Youth Seek Voice and Legacy Through Summit

    Vietnamese Youth Seek Voice and Legacy Through Summit

    The NorCal United Vietnamese Student Association (UVSA) will hold a summit at UC Davis this weekend, with hopes of connecting Vietnamese students, preserving traditions and celebrating culture. Tam Phan, president of NorCal UVSA, said the summit was motivated by two questions. “What’s our generation going […]

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  • Japanese Philanthropists Give Back to Community

    Japanese Philanthropists Give Back to Community

    The last of a four-part series highlighting Kimochi, Inc.’s volunteers Kimochi, Inc. started Sansei Live! 25 years ago as a way to introduce younger generations to Kimochi senior services and to encourage philanthropy among young people. Today, the Japantown-based organization serves 3,000 Bay Area seniors […]

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  • Presidential Campaign Update

    Presidential Campaign Update

    Asian Pacific Americans continue to help fuel John McCain’s road to victory, as the senator unveiled major proposals to strengthen the American family and economy and protect home ownership in these difficult economic times. There is a Virginia emphasis this week, as would be expected […]

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  • Real Estate Sales: 2-4 Unit Properties September 2008

    Real Estate Sales: 2-4 Unit Properties September 2008

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  • The ‘Bradley Effect’ and APAs

    The ‘Bradley Effect’ and APAs

    In 1982, popular Los Angeles mayor Tom Bradley, an African American, was widely viewed as having a good chance to become the next governor of California. He led his white Republican opponent, George Deukmejian, in opinion polls before the election and in some exit polls […]

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  • Hot Shots: 10/17/08

    Hot Shots: 10/17/08

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