Archive for November 11th, 2008

  • Gwen’s Baby’s a Buddha

    Gwen’s Baby’s a Buddha

    Former No Doubt lead singer Gwen Stefani surprised everyone by having Kingston-now age two-with that tiny body of hers! Now, she’s had another baby named Zuma, whom dad Gavin Rossdale calls very “Buddha-like” because he’s very “mellow.” Seems like Gwen’s Harajuku love may have influenced […]

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  • Hep B Status Hidden For Decades

    Hep B Status Hidden For Decades

    SAN FRANCSICO – At the SF Hep B Free Campaign’s community education workshop on Nov. 8 at the South Sea Seafood Village restaurant, Kate Wong, a hepatitis B carrier, shared her touching story and experience with the crowd. Wong never understood the extent of hepatitis […]

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  • Custodian Sweeps Aside Language Discrimination With Lawsuit

    Custodian Sweeps Aside Language Discrimination With Lawsuit

    Sues Oakland Unified School District for workplace language requirement A custodian who was not allowed to work because of an English requirement reached a settlement with the Oakland Unified School District in early October. Farm Meng Saephan, a refugee from Laos, had worked for the […]

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  • Daily Dose: 11/11/08

    Daily Dose: 11/11/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » Inouye to Head Powerful Senate Appropriations Committee » Liu: Proposing East River Bridge Tolls Will Go Over Like a Lead Balloon » Asian American Justice Center to Hold Federal Contracting Workshop in Houston » Attempted Poisoning at UCSF » Lowell […]

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  • Getting Wii-Fit: Doctor pioneers Wii-Hab for physical rehabilitation treatment

    Getting Wii-Fit: Doctor pioneers Wii-Hab for physical rehabilitation treatment

    At 66 years young and still recovering from a recent spinal surgery, Marsha Stevens may not seem like the typical gamer. But on a recent morning, she gingerly stepped out of her wheelchair and onto the rectangular white balance board of the Wii Fit and […]

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  • Send A Virtual ‘Balikbayan’

    Send A Virtual ‘Balikbayan’

    The days of packing balikbayan boxes may be numbered. The age-old ritual of shipping mostly white boxes, stuffed with products past the allotted bursting limit, to friends and family abroad can now be done from the computer with a click of the mouse. Originally launched […]

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