Archive for August, 2011

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    Leland Avenue Street Fair to Take Place September 25

    The popular Leland Avenue Street Fair is back this year featuring headliner Lava live on stage! They’ll be performing music that moves your spirit to dance! Check them out here: http://www.lavamusicrocks.com/ The free event will take place on Sunday, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to […]

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  • SF Chinatown Celebrates 21st Annual Autumn Moon Festival

    SF Chinatown Celebrates 21st Annual Autumn Moon Festival

    The Chinatown Merchants Association, with Major Sponsor AT&T and Co-sponsors, Coca-Cola and Thunder Valley, will present the 21st Annual Autumn Moon Festival to be held in Chinatown on Saturday and Sunday, September 10th and 11th 2011. The Moon Festival, which has become San Francisco Chinatown’s […]

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    AHSC Featured Vendor: S&C Enterprise

    Editor’s Note: From handcrafted jewelry, fabric hand bags made with Asian inspired prints to Asian influenced apparel and creative home decorations, AsianWeek will be featuring Asian-inspired Arts and Crafts vendors each Tuesday to kick off the summer festival season. The featured vendors all have previously […]

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  • Fat Rabbit Farm celebrates 5 years.

    Fat Rabbit Farm Hops to the Bay Area for their 5 Year Celebration!

    Los Angeles, Calif. – Fat Rabbit Farm announces that they will be celebrating their 5 year anniversary in San Mateo, California! With half a decade of creating laughs and smiles to all, the creators felt it was time for Bay Area folks to take part […]

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    On the Scene: News in Mongolia and San Francisco

    Exciting news to announce – the Bay Area Cabaret, the local non-profit organization devoted to presenting audiences with top performers will open the season with Tony winning actress singer Lea Salonga on September 16 at San Francisco’s premier showroom – The Fairmont Venetian Room. Had […]

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    Daily Dose 8/29/11

    Bay/California Proposed shark fin ban affects Chinese American culture A new bill to outlaw shark fin is making its way through California’s Legislature, and some Chinese Americans are outraged at the impact it will have on their culture. Assembly Bill 376 would prohibit anyone besides […]

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  • Magdalen “Maggie” Mui

    Wells Fargo Creates New Position to Grow Business in Asian Community

    SAN FRANCISCO – Wells Fargo & Company has created a new position of Regional Director of Diverse Segments to grow the San Francisco region’s footprint with diverse segments, with a focus on the Asian community. Magdalen “Maggie” Mui, a 22-year-veteran of Wells Fargo, was promoted […]

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  • Arlene Ackerman

    Arlene “What Pogrom?” Ackermann Out, Chinese Navy No Threat

    Philidelphia’s Ackermann Gets $1M To Get Fired [Hu’s On First ] Last time you heard about Philadelphi’s Arlene Ackerman, their superintendent of color, I slammed her for trying blame the hapless Asian victims in the South Philadelphia high school riots. Now I can have the […]

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  • Norman Yee

    SFUSD’s Buried Fact: $531 Million

    So much for transparency, SF Unified School District board Vice President Norman Yee and Chief Facility Officer David Goldin distributed on August 11 a Proposition A November bond ballot “fact sheet” whose print and online edition (www.sfusd.edu/en/news/hot-topics/2011-hot-topic/08/2011-proposition-a-bond-fact-sheet.html) left a big fact out – the $531 million price tag (excluding […]

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    Earthquake Rocks US Nuclear Industry From North Anna to Indian Point NYC

    [Hu’s on First] The good news is that the 5.9 richter earthquake that struck Virginia and shook the entire eastern seaboard from Canada down to Atlanta didn’t cause any big problems at any nuclear reactors. These things are about 1 in 100 years for the […]

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