Archive for December 18th, 2008

  • Daily Dose: 12/18/08

    Daily Dose: 12/18/08

    » UCLA Releases New Research on Asian American Literature Abroad » Asian Americans Win Victory in Boston Ballot Battle » JP Morgan Sponsored Foreclosure Clinic Draws 250 Homeowners » Phase One of Angel Island Restoration Almost Complete » Book launch for Parent Barack: Filipinos in […]

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  • Yoppi Yogurt Grand Opening in SF

    Yoppi Yogurt Grand Opening in SF

    SAN FRANCISCO—Another froyo Shop has opened in the Financial District, causing people to open up their wallets for this delicious treat.

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  • Chill: Not Another FroYo Shop

    Chill: Not Another FroYo Shop

    SAN FRANCISCO—Chill, the newest dessert café to open in the middle of the financial district, has since early November featured cheap promotion deals no one can deny: $1 for organic coffee, $2 for frozen yogurt or custard with 1 exotic topping and $3 for a […]

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  • November Sales: Single Family Homes 2-4 Unit Properties

    November Sales: Single Family Homes 2-4 Unit Properties

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  • Children’s Artwork Pays Hospital Bills and Touches Hearts

    Children’s Artwork Pays Hospital Bills and Touches Hearts

    Seven-year-old leukemia patient Chen Zhuo was initially hesitant to part with his paintings. But once he found out his art would be traveling from his hospital bed in Shanghai to museums all over the United States, he donated it as part of Project HOPE’s initiative […]

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  • City College Settles Chinatown Campus Lawsuits

    City College Settles Chinatown Campus Lawsuits

    SAN FRANCISCO — The City College of San Francisco last week settled lawsuits filed by two groups that opposed construction of the new Chinatown/North Beach campus, ending a one-year dispute.

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  • There’s No Such Thing as a Free Idol

    There’s No Such Thing as a Free Idol

    A bunch of our shows ended their seasons, and it’s remarkable how many Asian Americans made it to finales. In the final round of The Ultimate Fighter, Phillipe Nover was beat out by his opponent in a result that had to go to the judges. […]

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  • The Making of Multicultural America

    The Making of Multicultural America

    Takaki’s updated ‘Different Mirror’ Editor’s note: A message of the 2008 presidential election was that the time has come for a more inclusive and hence more accurate history of America as a nation peopled by the world. Ron Takaki’s updated edition of A Different Mirror: […]

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  • Stocking Stuffer

    Stocking Stuffer

    Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse… With the Federal Reserve cutting bank lending rates to near zero, and “safe” T-bills yielding near zero returns for consumers, let me be the first to welcome you to the new Zero World. It even comes […]

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  • Hot Shots: 12/19/08

    Hot Shots: 12/19/08

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