Archive for January 13th, 2012

  • Representative Nancy Pelosi, Mayor Ed Lee, and Senator Dianne Feinstein.

    Pictures from Mayor Lee’s Inauguration by Drew Altizer Photography

    Thousands gathered to watch the first-ever elected Chinese American mayor be sworn in on Jan. 8. Here are some picture highlights from the event courtesy of Drew Altizer Photography.       For additional photos from the Mayor’s Inauguration, visit

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  • year of dragon stamp

    Year of the Dragon Stamp First-Day-of-Issue Dedication Ceremony

    SAN FRANCISCO — In observance of Lunar New Year, the U.S. Postal Service will commemorate the first day of issue of the Lunar New Year – Year of the Dragon Forever Stamp on Monday, Jan. 23, 2012 at the Hilton Hotel Financial District, Grand Ballroom, […]

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  • Artwork by Lin Wen-hsiung/Taipei Times

    Overseas Voters Key to Taiwanese Presidential Election

    SAN FRANCISCO — With just a day to go before Taiwanese vote for their country’s next leader on January 14, polls show the two leading candidates running neck-and-neck. Which is why their parties are making a last bid attempt to lure overseas voters, including those […]

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  • Campbell, CA Mayor Evan Low

    Vice Mayor of Campbell Evan Low Joins Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority

    San Jose, Calif. – At the first meeting of 2012, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) welcomed a fresh face to its Board of Directors.  Vice Mayor Evan Low of the City of Campbell took an oath to serve as alternate Board member to […]

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    S.F. Tet Festival Takes Place This Sunday

    The San Francisco Vietnamese Tet Festival celebrating lunar new year is taking place Sunday, Jan. 15 in San Francisco’s Little Saigon neighborhood on Larkin and Eddy Streets. This free annual celebration will be filled with live cultural entertainment, music, dances Vietnamese celebrity guests/performers, games, authentic foods, […]

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