Archive for October 21st, 2008

  • Stem Cell Researcher Speaks of Discoveries

    Stem Cell Researcher Speaks of Discoveries

    SAN FRANCISCO – Stem cell researcher Dr. Shinya Yamanaka spoke at the Gladstone Institute in San Francisco on October 2. Yamanaka reported in the August 2006 issue of the journal Cell a new method for reprogramming skin cells from mice into embryonic-like cells that can […]

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  • Telecom Conference Bridges Asia and the United States

    Telecom Conference Bridges Asia and the United States

    Over 300 people attended the Silicon Valley China Wireless Association’s annual conference in Mountain View on October 4.

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  • Boss Daly’s Revenge

    Boss Daly’s Revenge

    When I first ran for a seat on the San Francisco Community College Board in 1992, I obtained a list of the names and telephone numbers of Filipino voters in The City, a process of extrapolation that included those who listed their place of birth […]

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  • Wisit’s Out but Happier Than Ever!

    Wisit’s Out but Happier Than Ever!

    All of you Top Design fans know that the witty and crazy Illinois native Wisit didn’t make the cut for Top Design. But prior to his departure, he said he was “so excited to leave” and now works as a self-employed designer and a fashion […]

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  • Bristol-Myers Squibb, A Hero in Hep B Awareness

    Bristol-Myers Squibb, A Hero in Hep B Awareness

    Bristol-Myers Squibb, a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to extend and enhance human life, is committed to addressing the unmet medical need of hepatitis B patients around the world. As one of the outstanding community partners of the S.F. Hep B Free campaign, BMS […]

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  • Lincoln High School’s Spirit Pays Off in High School Musical Contest

    Lincoln High School’s Spirit Pays Off in High School Musical Contest

    San Francisco’s Lincoln High School was ranked ninth last month out of thousands of schools vying to win the “High School Musical 3: Senior Year” School Spirit Contest. Schools earn points by completing online trivia quizzes, submitting videos and photos that express school spirit, referring […]

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  • Daily Dose: 10/21/08

    Daily Dose: 10/21/08

    » Asian Market Report » Asian Suicide Rates Steady Compared to Peers » Attorney Says Kazuyoshi Miura Was Killed in L.A. Jail » Joseph Tang Sentenced to Three Years in Prison » Citizen Application Workshop » Wu Yee Social for Children’s Services » Anthony Soohoo, […]

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  • City College Board Candidates Tackle Chinatown Campus

    City College Board Candidates Tackle Chinatown Campus

    As the permanent City College of San Francisco Chinatown campus continues to face roadblocks, candidates vying for the four open seats on the Board of Trustees in the November election participated in a lively forum on its status Oct. 14. Approximately 80 people attended the […]

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  • A Telltale Life: From a turbulent youth, Rodis’ almost two decades of service to City College

    A Telltale Life: From a turbulent youth, Rodis’ almost two decades of service to City College

    It was Manila in the fall of 1972, and Philippine soldiers armed to the teeth were now cronies of President Ferdinand Marcos’ martial law. The door for political upheaval was sealed shut by the dogmatic slayings of rebel activists. To escape persecution, 20-year-old Rodel E. […]

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