Archive for May 27th, 2009

  • Wai-Ling Eng: an Inspiration

    Wai-Ling Eng: an Inspiration

    Hard work, determination, and giving back. These are the qualities that define Wai-Ling Eng, a woman who has proved that anything is possible when you put your mind to it.  She is an inspiration to all those who know her, and to the thousands, even […]

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  • Whatcha-Wanna-Gotta-Getcha!


    What is that? A new candy or power bar? Well, it’s something of a musical version of that. Whatcha-Wanna-Gotta-Getcha is the title of the new Random Ninjas EP by the band that makes a name for itself by bringing hard-to-categorize sounds to the ears of […]

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  • Ron Takaki: Words from Professor Larry Shinagawa

    Ron Takaki: Words from Professor Larry Shinagawa

    Dear Friends, The greatest scholar, teacher, and mentor in the world – Dr. and Professor Ronald T. Takaki – has passed away.  He was my personal mentor, my academic father figure, and meant the most to me.  I am heartbroken with his passage.  Dr. Takaki […]

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  • Ron Takaki: Words from Dale Minami

    Ron Takaki: Words from Dale Minami

    By Dale Minami When I met Ron Takaki in the UC Berkeley Asian American Studies conference room in the early 70’s, he seemed like a harmless, cordial and restrained scholar type.  I was a Lecturer in the department but was somehow assigned to the Hiring […]

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  • Remembering Ron Takaki

    Remembering Ron Takaki

    It is with great sadness to announce that Professor Emeritus Ronald Takaki passed away on the evening of May 26th, 2009. He is survived by his wife, Carol Takaki, his three children Dana, Troy, and Todd Takaki, and his grandchildren. Ron Takaki was one of […]

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  • On Lok Hosted Annual Spring Banquet

    On Lok Hosted Annual Spring Banquet

    Outstanding Community Members Honored On Lok’s annual Spring Banquet was held April 29 at the InterContinental San Francisco Hotel. Mistress of Ceremonies, co-host of ABC 7’s “View from the Bay,” Janelle Wang, was an excellent emcee as On Lok honored outstanding community members while raising […]

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  • Chinese American Heroine: Ruby Chow

    Chinese American Heroine: Ruby Chow

    Name in English: Ruby Chow Name in Chinese: 周马金 [周馬金] Name in Pinyin: Zhōu  Mǎ Jīn Gender: Female Birth Year: 1920-2008 Birth Place: Seattle, WA Philanthropy: Yes

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