Archive for November 14th, 2008

  • WSJ Recognizes Asian American Women

    WSJ Recognizes Asian American Women

    The Wall Street Journal recently published a report titled “The 50 Women to Watch 2007.” Of the 50 women chosen, nine were either Asian or Asian American. The highest Asian American women was ranked number two – Indra Nooyi, 52, Chairwoman and CEO of Pepsi, […]

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  • Filipino Cagefighter Prepares for Dec. 3 Bout

    Filipino Cagefighter Prepares for Dec. 3 Bout

    Upon first glance, an uninformed observer would be hard-pressed to guess what Mark Munoz does for a living. Munoz’s demeanor is that of a humble and exceedingly likable family man, not of a hardnosed, up-and-coming mixed martial arts fighter.

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  • Daily Dose: 11/15/08

    Daily Dose: 11/15/08

    » Asian Market Report » Asian American Nonprofits are Struck Hardest » Louisiana Gov. Jindal Possible GOP Candidate in 2012 » Liu Fixing Broken Meter Rule » Asianweek Partners for Comprehensive Asian American Market Report 2009 » Cleanup of Roosevelt Ave. Demolition Site to Begin […]

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  • Giant Adds Historical APA Spin to Cy Young Award

    Giant Adds Historical APA Spin to Cy Young Award

    Seven days after Barack Obama dominated his rivals, Tim Lincecum won a landslide election of his own.

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  • Calendar: 11/14/08

    Calendar: 11/14/08

    An Evening with Poet Truong Tran EVENT: GuyWriters Fall Literary Event DESCRIPTION: Organized by GuyWriters, the community network for gay male writers in the San Francisco Bay Area. Truong Tran will read poems from his latest collection, Four Letter Words, and answer questions. DETAILS: Free, […]

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  • The Asian Pacific American Funeral Industry

    The Asian Pacific American Funeral Industry

    What mortuaries can do for us pre- and post-mortem A good funeral gets the dead where they need to go and the living where they need to be. — Thomas Lynch, author of The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade With the whirlwind of […]

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  • Some APA Funeral Traditions

    Some APA Funeral Traditions

    Picking an Auspicious Day Buddhist families or those that adhere to Chinese traditions will make sure to choose an auspicious day according to the Chinese calendar for their loved one’s burial. Parting Gifts Many APAs have embraced the idea of leaving letters, offerings and the […]

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  • Hime: Contemporary Japanese in the Marina

    Hime: Contemporary Japanese in the Marina

    Vibrant food may play the lead and ambiance the supporting role, but together they make a meal worth talking about. Embedded in a bustling strip filled with motels, patrons could easily sidestep the modest entrance on San Francisco’s Lombard Street. Candles, mahogany tables and large […]

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  • Home Run: Asian American homeowners and the subprime mortgage fallout

    Home Run: Asian American homeowners and the subprime mortgage fallout

    It is hard to imagine that it has been over a year since the American housing market first showed signs of collapse. July 2007 seems like a distant memory, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit an all-time record high, a mere month before financial […]

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  • Asian Nights: 11/14/08

    Asian Nights: 11/14/08

    FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14 The Night Kitchen Details: Li Po Lounge, 916 Grant St., 10 p.m.—2 a.m., 21+ Music: Mainstream, Hip hop Sfstation.com

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