Archive for March, 2012

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    Get Your Grub On

    When trying to find the best food hotspots in the Bay Area, it can be difficult to decide which restaurants to eat at and try. With so many restaurants and different styles of food, it can get overwhelming. For the food lovers, Grub Crawl is […]

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    San Francisco Murder of Five Spotlights Asian Gambling Addiction

    By New America Media’s Ngoc Nguyen and Vivian Po SAN FRANCISCO – What drove Binh Thai Luc, 35, to be charged this week with slaying five people in a San Francisco home last week? The grisly murders have rocked the city and left investigators and […]

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  • Mayor Ed Lee shares a laugh with Fiona Ma, Caryl Ito and Francisco Hsieh


    I DON’T RECALL: Distancing her name from word “recall.” Oakland Mayor Jean Quan repeatedly underscored “Oakland is on the Rise” last Friday for more than 400 packed in Oakland’s Chinatown Restaurant Peony. Quan’s highway green-colored signs “Stand with Oakland…Stop the Recall” don’t mention her name, […]

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  • Andrew Ho, Jeanette Yee, Sumi Minami and Gerrye Wong enjoy KJ’s Kitchen at Rio Las Vegas.

    On the Scene: March Madness

    MARCH MADNESS If you ever want to find crowds marching with madness, just drive by Las Vegas Boulevard, no matter what time of day, in all kinds of weather – the crowds are there! Away from that madness, is the Rio All Suite Hotel and […]

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    Freedom From Fear: “The Lady”

    Amidst the zeitgeist of the world’s political unrest, it is befitting that French film director, Luc Besson (La Femme Nikita, Fifth Element), brings to the screen “The Lady”, an inspiring depiction that tells the story of Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace Prize winner […]

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    SF State Professor’s Film Explores Racism in 19th-century Pacific Northwest

    SAN FRANCISCO – What does a late-1800s Pacific Northwest town have in common with today’s immigration debate? Quite a bit, says SF State’s Valerie Soe. Soe, an assistant professor of Asian American studies, has written, directed and produced a new short documentary called “The Chinese […]

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  • Attorney Joe Cotchett (Photo courtesy of Cotchett, Pitre and McCarthy)

    Update – Secret Goldman Transfer Of 20 Million Shares

    Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) secretly and unlawfully transferred over 20 million Marvell Technology Group (NASDAQ: MRVL) shares owned by its two Asian Pacific American co-founders, according to last Monday’s amended complaint to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in San Francisco. Attorneys contend Goldman in […]

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    Fukushima Reactor 2 Messed Up Something Awful: Deadly 72 SV Radiation, No Water

    [Nukeblog Index] “Japan reactor has fatally high radiation, no water” (Other than that, things are stable and fine…) By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press–7 hours ago  TOKYO (AP) — One of Japan’s crippled nuclear reactors still has fatally high radiation levels and hardly any water to […]

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    Honor A Doctor on National Doctors’ Day

    Has your doctor touched your heart in a special way and made a difference in your life when you needed it most? A good way of saying “thank you” is to honor him/her by making a gift to Chinese Hospital. Upon receipt of your gift, […]

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    Microsoft Launches First Machine Translator For Hmong

    On Thursday, March 22, Fresno State and Microsoft Research will host a community event in the Peters Educational Center on the Fresno State Campus (Student Recreation Center) to unveil the first in the world machine translator for Hmong. The translator is a collaborative effort between […]

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