Archive for March 29th, 2012

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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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