Archive for November 26th, 2008

  • Comeback of the Year

    Comeback of the Year

    Norman Yee - who gathered the highest votes on the school board with more than 144,000 and far outdistanced Sandra Lee Fewer (also elected) by nearly 30,000 votes – suffered life-threatening spinal injuries in 2006 after a car struck him at 4th and Bryant Streets. […]

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  • Celebrating Michi Weglyn

    Celebrating Michi Weglyn

    Author, researcher, costume designer, poet, painter and civil rights activist Michi Nishiura Weglyn died on April 25, 1999, at age 72, but her life continues to serve as an inspiration. As we approach the tenth

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  • White Kids: More Skilled than Asians?

    White Kids: More Skilled than Asians?

    According to a 1999 American Teacher article entitled “The homework gap,” Carol Huntsinger, a professor at the College of Lake County in Illinois, compared groups of middle class Chinese American and white students from two-parent families. Starting in 1993, Huntsinger followed them from kindergarten to […]

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  • Berkeley Students Translate For Hep B

    Berkeley Students Translate For Hep B

    Amy Shen understands the difficulties that immigrants with little or no English skills face when receiving health care. Growing up, it was her responsibility to translate for her grandmother during her weekly doctor’s visit to treat her diabetes.

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  • Daily Dose: 11/26/08

    Daily Dose: 11/26/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » Chinese Automakers Fill Spots in Detroit Auto Show » White House Recognizes SF Japantown as Preserve America Neighborhood » Chinese Woman Brutally Beaten in Oakland » Rae Imamura Dies: Pianist and Music Educator » Loquat Releases New Album » Viva […]

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  • Daily Dose: 11/25/08

    Daily Dose: 11/25/08

    » Maryland Study on Chinese Americans First in a Series » UN Special Rapporteur to Hear Testimony on Grave Desecrations in Thailand » BAYANIJUAN Revitalizes the Philippines, One Village at a Time » South Korean President Visits LA, Supports Detroit Bailout » Geek Out With […]

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