Archive for December 5th, 2008

  • Money Where Your Mouth Is: Manny Pacquiao vs. Oscar De La Hoya Pre-Bout Babble, Gossip and Odds

    Money Where Your Mouth Is: Manny Pacquiao vs. Oscar De La Hoya Pre-Bout Babble, Gossip and Odds

    LAS VEGAS — The city of sin is in a buzz with anticipation for what many have preordained as boxing’s fight of the year. On Dec. 6 Filipino fighter and pound-for-pound king Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao is slated to clash

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  • Calendar: 12/05/08

    Calendar: 12/05/08

    The New Nutcracker EVENT: The Nutcracker Full Length Ballet Production DESCRIPTION: 150 students, community artists, parents and faculty of the Westlake School for the Performing Arts present a version of The Nutcracker that incorporates other modern dance styles like hip

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  • Daily Dose: 12/5/08

    Daily Dose: 12/5/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » Probe Finds Ex-U.S. Attorney Retaliated Against Whistleblower » On Lok Lifeways to Open Center in San Jose to Serve Asian Seniors  » Berkeley City Council to Consider Urging Prosecution of John Yoo » KoreAm Journal’s  ‘Unforgettable’ Awards Night » Wie Shoots 65 to Share Early […]

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  • The Los Angeles Lakers: Dawn of a New Dynasty or Destined to Disappoint

    The Los Angeles Lakers: Dawn of a New Dynasty or Destined to Disappoint

    New Weekly Sports Trash Talk So it was a day or so after Thanksgiving when I last watched a Lakers game.  They were in Los Angeles playing a semi-mediocre Dallas Mavericks team.  Overall, the game was entertaining due to a massive double digit comeback fueled […]

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  • Pearl Sun Debuts First Northern California Performance in Palo Alto

    Pearl Sun Debuts First Northern California Performance in Palo Alto

    Sun stars in musical of couple facing challenge of mixed marriage PALO ALTO, Calif. — New York-based actress Pearl Sun is coming to Palo Alto to perform in Long Story Short, a brand new musical produced by TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theater in Silicon Valley.

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  • Indian Clay Oven

    Indian Clay Oven

    SAN FRANCISCO — Indian cuisine is often associated with a sophisticated blend of spices, and the country’s religious beliefs and culture play an influential role in their culinary arts. For instance, many worshippers of Hindu and Buddhism are vegetarians. 

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  • Asian Nights: 12/05/08

    Asian Nights: 12/05/08

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  • We Can Help Ourselves

    We Can Help Ourselves

    The notion that Chinese Americans — the largest Asian minority group in the nation, representing approximately 25 percent of our community — are a homogeneous and monolithic entity has now been shattered thanks to a recently released study entitled, A Portrait of Chinese Americans.

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  • Young JA Professionals Bridging the Gap

    Young JA Professionals Bridging the Gap

    New Bay Area group helps maintain connection to the Japanese American community SAN FRANCISCO — On a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Japantown, a group of energetic twenty-somethings got together at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California to set up the very first

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