Archive for August, 2009

  • Chinese Seniors Cook Up First Book

    Chinese Seniors Cook Up First Book

    Nothing beats a home-cooked meal, but how often do we even know how to cook something distinct as homemade Chinese cooking? San Francisco’s local Chinese senior community at Lady’s Shaw Senior Center (LSSC) offers a cookbook to satiate your curiosity for authentic Chinese cuisine! LSSC’s […]

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  • Daily Dose & Announcements: 08/31/09

    Daily Dose & Announcements: 08/31/09

    >> NYPD Honors Asian Female Pioneer >>7 Decades After Washington University Accepted Japanese American, His Grandson Begins Classes >> Edward Chow Jr. Named Veterans Affairs Secretary >> Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Ron Takaki

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  • Week 24: Chinese American Heroes in Unexpected Professions

    Week 24: Chinese American Heroes in Unexpected Professions

    This is Week 24 of AsianWeek’s salute to Chinese American heroes, in strategic partnership with Chinese American Heroes, a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to documenting the contributions of Chinese Americans to America and the world. We are all familiar with Chinese Americans as lawyers, doctors, […]

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  • Ang Lee finds the ‘Woodstock’ connection

    Ang Lee finds the ‘Woodstock’ connection

    Actor Emile Hirsch (left) with Ang Lee on the set of Taking Woodstock. Photo by Ken Regan Ang Lee has seamlessly jumped from Jane Austen fare (Sense and Sensibility) to gracefully flying martial artists (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) to giant green comic book superheroes (Hulk) […]

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  • Angel Island Celebrates Centennial Anniversary

    Angel Island Celebrates Centennial Anniversary

    SAN FRANCISCO – The Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation (AIISF) will kick off a year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Immigration Station on Angel Island at its annual fundraising dinner on Friday, September 18, 2009 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the […]

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  • Chinese American Heroine: Hazel Ying Lee

    Chinese American Heroine: Hazel Ying Lee

    WASP Pilot, Aviation Pioneer Name in English: Hazel Ying Lee Name in Chinese: 李月英 Name in Pinyin: Lǐ Yuèyīng Gender: Female Birth Year: 1912-1944 Birth Place: Portland, Oregon

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  • Daily Dose & Announcements: 08/27/09

    Daily Dose & Announcements: 08/27/09

    >> NAPCA Receives Federal Money For Outreach to API Seniors For Health Education >> SF Supervisors Sponsor Policy to Restore Due Process Rights to Immigrant Youth >> The 40th Japan Studies Scholarship Award Ceremony >> OCA-OC Presents Orange County Presidents Council BizCon 2009 >> ABL […]

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  • Chinese American Hero: Bill Lann Lee

    Chinese American Hero: Bill Lann Lee

    Name in English: Bill Lann Lee Name in Chinese: 李亮畴 Gender: Male Birth Year: 1949 Birth Place: New York City, New York Current location: Oakland, California

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  • Daily Dose & Announcements: 08/26/09

    Daily Dose & Announcements: 08/26/09

    >> Ron Takaki Memorial at UCB in September >> Ana Julaton in Boxing Main Event at HP Pavilion >> Entry Deadline Extended: East West Magazine Re-Launch Cover Design Contest >> Bill by Assemblymember Fong to Protect Job Seekers and Businesses >>ABA Hosts, “How to Survive […]

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  • Robust Public Health Insurance Option a Must

    Robust Public Health Insurance Option a Must

    By Rep. Michael M. Honda, Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus President Barack Obama declared at a healthcare town hall in New Hampshire that if we ignore the frightening realities of our present healthcare system, it is at great risk to every single […]

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