Archive for June, 2009

  • API Equality – LA Wins City of Los Angeles Pride Award

    API Equality – LA Wins City of Los Angeles Pride Award

    Los Angeles – Each year, at the end of the month of June, Los Angeles City Councilmember Bill Rosendahl holds a special Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) pride celebration during a meeting of the Los Angeles City Council. As part of that celebration, the councilmember […]

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  • A Community Left Out in the Cold

    A Community Left Out in the Cold

    By Rodel Rodis San Francisco – Greg Macabenta, Baylan Megino and I answered the call of Rudy Asercion, Executive Director of the West Bay Pilipino Multi-Service Center, to attend the public hearing of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on June 22 to speak out […]

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  • Daily Dose & Announcements: 06/30/09

    Daily Dose & Announcements: 06/30/09

    >>Despite Their Success, Asians Not Rising to Heights of Silicon Valley’s Corporate World >>Rockets Could Lose Yao for Season or More >> U.S. Senate Confirms Harold Koh as Legal Adviser of Department of State >>CA Legislators Draft Resolution to Recognize and Apologize to Chinese Americans […]

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  • Chinese American Heroine: Connie Chung

    Chinese American Heroine: Connie Chung

    Name in English: Connie Chung (Constance Povich) Name in Chinese: 宗毓华 [宗毓華] Name in Pinyin: Zōng Yùhuá Gender: Female Birth Year: 1946 Birth Place: Washington, D.C.

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  • Chinatown Job Fair Draws Over A Thousand People

    Chinatown Job Fair Draws Over A Thousand People

     The Chinatown Neighborhood Workforce Center hosted a large scale Career Fair in San Francisco Chinatown on June 18, 2009 at the Salvation Army gym. The event attracted over 1,200 of eager job seekers, all looking for a glimpse of hope in these tough times.   Candidates […]

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  • Tim Dang, Producing Artistic Director of EWP, Receives Irvine Leadership Award

    Tim Dang, Producing Artistic Director of EWP, Receives Irvine Leadership Award

    East West Players in Los Angeles is the nation’s oldest professional theater of color in operation today. An estimated 75 percent of Los Angeles-based Asian American dramatic artists have made a presence there, including Tony Award winning B.D. Wong, Star Trek star George Takei and […]

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  • Daily Dose & Announcements: 06/29/09

    Daily Dose & Announcements: 06/29/09

    >> NAPABA Celebrates the Confirmation of Florence Pan 

as Associate Judge for the District of Columbia Superior Court

 >> New Hmong Studies Fellows at the University of Minnesota Announced >> Oldest Chinese Radio Station in Bay Area Closes >> Hyphen’ Issue #17 Release Party >> […]

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  • Chinese American Hero: Sam Chu Lin

    Chinese American Hero: Sam Chu Lin

    In Week 15 of our tribute to Chinese American Heroes we’re going to be looking at our news reporters. Our modern pioneer was Sam Chu Lin, who led the way for many Chinese Americans and Asian Americans to follow. Beginning with his own radio show […]

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  • Quest Crew Wows San Francisco Clubgoers

    Quest Crew Wows San Francisco Clubgoers

    SAN FRANCISCO – Clad in purple, the seven cute and stylish members of Quest Crew – the winners of MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew season 3, strut on to the dance floor of Club NV eliciting a frenzy of flashes from the audience’s digital cameras […]

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  • Pelosi Discusses May China Trip With Ethnic Media

    Pelosi Discusses May China Trip With Ethnic Media

    By Melissa He At a special news briefing held for Asian American and Pacific Islander press in San Francisco on Jun. 22, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi discussed her May trip to China, tackling environmental and human rights issues. This was Pelosi’s second visit in […]

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