Archive for December 24th, 2008

  • Odds and Ends

    Odds and Ends

    Alternative Energy Czar Steven Chu may look like a fine, Nobel Prize-winning energy czar.  He’s brilliant in developing alternative energy and an advocate of biofuels. But if “coal is my worst nightmare,” as he stated repeatedly in a speech

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  • Hawai‘i Native Charts Career in TV, Music

    Hawai‘i Native Charts Career in TV, Music

    Most college seniors today spend their time maxing out their laptop memory with downloaded music or idly strumming the guitar during late-night bull sessions. But, at that age, Nickie Shapira started a record label.

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  • From Milk to Fong

    From Milk to Fong

    For a San Francisco political primer, watch Milk. Not only is there Sean Penn’s portrayal of assassinated San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk but there’s also Milk’s advisor Michael Wong (played by Kelvin Yu) and the bit part of Milk’s supervisorial colleague, Gordon Lau (played by […]

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  • Hot Shots: 12/26/08

    Hot Shots: 12/26/08

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  • Daily Dose: 12/24/08

    Daily Dose: 12/24/08

    » Lack of Translator Leaves Innocent Korean Man Languishing in Jail » Asian Population Rise in American South » Chinese Americans Support Solis to be Labor Secretary » State Suspends Gay Asian Bar’s License » Tibetan Monk Film Opens in January » Penano’s Top 10 […]

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  • Save Our Sewers: Recycle Your Oil

    Save Our Sewers: Recycle Your Oil

    City’s Asian restaurants to power MUNI fleets SAN FRANCSICO — San Franciscans may still have to hold onto unwanted fruitcakes, but they can now recycle their used cooking oil during the holiday season.

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