Archive for November 3rd, 2008

  • Overcome the Top Fear in America: Reduce Public Speaking Nervousness

    Overcome the Top Fear in America: Reduce Public Speaking Nervousness

    “There are two types of speakers. Those who get nervous and those who are liars.” – Mark Twain Public speaking is the number one fear in America, according to the Wall Street Journal; death is number two. But fear of public speaking is also a […]

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  • Mayor Leads March Against Prop 8 Through S.F. Chinatown

    Mayor Leads March Against Prop 8 Through S.F. Chinatown

    SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom led a marriage-equality march through Chinatown on Friday, urging citizens to vote no on Proposition 8 on November 4. Mayor Newsom greeted shoppers on Stockton Street, shaking hands of passersby and urging participation in the coming election.

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  • APAs Campaigning for McCain in the Final Stretch

    APAs Campaigning for McCain in the Final Stretch

    Over 80 Chinese, Vietnamese and Cambodian Americans gathered in Miami, Florida, October 25, to get out the vote for McCain/Palin. Community activists Marina Tse and Johnson Ng led the charge by speaking on “Why we vote for John McCain”.

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  • Daily Dose: 11/3

    Daily Dose: 11/3

    » Did GOP Ad Darken Skin Color Of Indian American Dem Candidate? » Public Service Announcement on Prop 8 Aims at Asian communities » Hiroki Kuroda to Donate $100,000 to Dodgers Dream Foundation » California’s Indian Elderly Pin Hopes on Obama » Actor John Cho […]

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  • The Case for Eric Mar

    The Case for Eric Mar

    There must be something very scary about Eric Mar, the slight and soft-spoken San Francisco State Asian American Studies teacher running for the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in the Richmond. As of October 24, according to the Ethics Commission, over $141,000 in negative independent […]

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  • Their ‘Dream’: China Disabled People’s Performing Arts Troupe

    Their ‘Dream’: China Disabled People’s Performing Arts Troupe

    The China Disabled People’s Performing Arts Troupe staged a spectacular presentation of My Dream 5 at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts on October 11. However, the turnout was not as great as at the previous week in Pasadena, when the troupe received […]

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  • Flower Drum’s New Song

    Flower Drum’s New Song

    Nancy Kwan and David Henry Hwang to celebrate 50th anniversary of ‘Flower Drum Song’ in San Jose, Calif. Fifty years after the Broadway audiences first took a stroll down the avenue — Grant Avenue — San Jose’s American Musical Theatre is staging a revised version […]

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  • Urban Planning in S.F. APA Neighborhoods: SPUR’s effect on the San Francisco APA community

    Urban Planning in S.F. APA Neighborhoods: SPUR’s effect on the San Francisco APA community

    The San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association, which will hold its Silver SPUR Awards Luncheon on Nov. 17, has long had a significant impact on The City’s Asian American community.

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  • Droodles

    Droodles

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