Archive for December, 2009

  • On the Scene: Ending 2009 On a High Note January 2010

    On the Scene: Ending 2009 On a High Note January 2010

    The ever active Chinatown OptiMs Club, a group of over 100 women members from the Greater Bay Area, annually presents the event of the season, its Holiday Ball, attended by a ballroom full of celebrants at San Francisco Chinatown’s popular Empress of China. Besides presenting […]

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  • Chinese American Hero: Frank Wu

    Chinese American Hero: Frank Wu

    This is Week 38 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. This week we are honoring and recognizing Mr. Frank Wu, […]

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  • Daily Dose & Announcements: 12/28/09

    Daily Dose & Announcements: 12/28/09

    >>Ex-Va. Tech Student Pleads Guilty in Decapitation >>The San Francisco Collaborative Against Human Trafficking >>APALC Board Member Becomes First Chinese American Federal District Court Judge >>SavantMD.com Brings the Family Doctor — and the Specialist — to San Franciscans

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  • Tax Year 2010: Free Tax Filing Services For Low-Income Families Open Registration After December 28, 2009

    Tax Year 2010: Free Tax Filing Services For Low-Income Families Open Registration After December 28, 2009

    San Francisco — Chinese Newcomers Service Center’s (CNSC), a local non-profit agency located in San Francisco Chinatown, will be providing free tax filing service to low-income families for the 37th year. The actual service will be on Saturdays, Jan. 23 to Apr. 3, 2010, from […]

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  • UC Hastings Names Frank H. Wu New Chancellor and Dean

    UC Hastings Names Frank H. Wu New Chancellor and Dean

    Bold Step Marks New Generation of Leadership at Top California Law School San Francisco — ­The Board of Directors of UC Hastings College of the Law announced today its new Chancellor and Dean, Frank H. Wu, Professor of Law at Howard University and the former […]

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  • Telltale Signs: SC Asked to Extend Voter Registration to Overseas Pinoys

    Telltale Signs: SC Asked to Extend Voter Registration to Overseas Pinoys

    Rodel E. Rodis Responding to a plea to extend the time to register to vote in the May 2010 elections, the Philippine Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision on December 8, 2009 extending the voter registration period to January 9, 2010. Because the decision only […]

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  • Basketball Phenom Jeremy Lin Returns to Bay Area Jan. 4

    Basketball Phenom Jeremy Lin Returns to Bay Area Jan. 4

    EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is first appeared on GoldenStateofMind.com. To read the rest of the piece in its entirety, visit: http://www.goldenstateofmind.com/2009/12/15/1201646/bow-to-the-jeremy-lin-movement-b-o. There is nothing wrong with rooting for someone of your own ethnicity, especially when there aren’t many of them playing in the top league […]

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  • Asian Grandparents Volunteering at Preschools

    Asian Grandparents Volunteering at Preschools

    By Vivian Po, New America Media SAN FRANCISCO – At Lotus Preschool located in San Jose’s Japantown, one of the senior volunteers, Kay Park, is teaching Japanese songs to the children. Park is 75 years old. She began volunteering at Lotus Preschool about three years […]

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  • Spotlight: Andrei Soen of Crab Landing

    Spotlight: Andrei Soen of Crab Landing

    Crab Landing, the new seafood hot spot dreamt up by owner Andrei Soen and his team, happens to open at a very fitting time: crab season. Aptly located in the picturesque coastal town of Half Moon Bay, the restaurant features a diverse fusion menu of […]

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  • New People Complements the Holidays with Fun Japanese Pop Inspired Gift Ideas

    New People Complements the Holidays with Fun Japanese Pop Inspired Gift Ideas

    NEW PEOPLE, a dynamic entertainment destination bringing the latest examples of Japanese popular culture to North American shores, offers shoppers something unique with an inspired collection of products and accessories for home, office and wardrobe that are available now from the new web store at […]

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