Archive for November 13th, 2008

  • Daily Dose: 11/13/08

    Daily Dose: 11/13/08

    » Asian Market Report » Asian American Nonprofits are Struck Hardest » Louisiana Gov. Jindal Possible GOP Candidate in 2012 » Liu Fixing Broken Meter Rule » San Jose City Council Sets March 3 as Date for Nguyen Recall Vote » The Blog Phenomenon: Social […]

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  • Colorless Obama: Ushering in the post-Affirmative Action era

    Colorless Obama: Ushering in the post-Affirmative Action era

    In the office of a non-profit youth activist in San Francisco’s Chinatown, a large front-page newspaper declaring Barack Obama’s victory hung on the wall as her homage to history. “He’s the poster boy for affirmative action,” she said. Or more appropriately, the glorious end of […]

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  • Not King George

    Not King George

    Dark days for our friends on VH1. On The Pickup Artist, the guys were auctioned off, and Brian introduced himself as “Brian — with an ‘I’ for intelligent,” but maybe he should have gone with A for asinine. Not that I don’t enjoy his well-meaning […]

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  • S.F. South Asian Film Festival This Weekend

    S.F. South Asian Film Festival This Weekend

    Here are some highlights from this weekend’s 3rd I: San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival — every one of these is worth watching. Kissing Cousins (2008, USA) Romantic comedies are one of the most difficult genres to pull off. Not only do you have […]

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  • Blade of Glory: Top-ranked Christine Toledo to go up against Muay Thai fighter in China

    Blade of Glory: Top-ranked Christine Toledo to go up against Muay Thai fighter in China

    Women fight with emotion and attitude, and men fight with ego — often leaving technique out the window,” said Muay Thai fighter Christine Toledo. She should know. Her fierce powerhouse punches won her acclaim in 2007 as she became ranked number one in the United […]

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  • Presidential Campaign Update

    Presidential Campaign Update

    A very gracious thank-you from our new First Sister and First Sister and First Brother-In-Law as well as from National AAPI Vote Director Charmaine Manansala to the Asian American community for coming out in support of President-elect Barack Obama. According to numerous exit polls, Asian […]

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  • Real Estate Sales: Condos/Townhomes October 2008

    Real Estate Sales: Condos/Townhomes October 2008

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  • Jobs, Parades and APA Studies

    Jobs, Parades and APA Studies

    Here in Washington, the excitement surrounding the Obama win continues, with inauguration-related event tickets being snapped up, and Obama Administration jobs being pursued by applicants from across the nation. A major gala by and for the Asian Pacific American community on Jan. 19, 2009, the […]

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  • Hot Shots: 11/14/08

    Hot Shots: 11/14/08

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  • Is Racism in America Over?

    Is Racism in America Over?

    The hopes and dreams of millions of people across the world were realized when Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States. For the first time in American history, an African American family will be moving into the White House. Obama’s ascension […]

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