Archive for April, 2012

  • Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey features Arnel Pineda’s path from YouTube obscurity to stadium fame in becoming Journey’s new lead singer.

    Asian Cinematic Perspectives at the 2012 San Francisco International Film Festival

    The 55th San Francisco International Film Festival is in full swing this week through Thursday, May 3 at the Sundance Kabuki Cinemas, the Castro Theatre, SF Film Society Cinema and SFMOMA in San Francisco and the Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley. This year’s showcase offers […]

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    Asian Women’s Shelter Hosts 24th Anniversary Benefit

    Twenty-four years ago, Asian Women’s Shelter opened in the Year of the Dragon, and took in its first family the very next morning. Join us on Thursday, May 3rd, as we celebrate the Year of the Dragon in honor of the over one thousand families […]

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    San Francisco Celebrates Lao New Year

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Laotian Americans from across the country will converge and celebrate the year 2555, year of the Naga or Dragon at the 4th Annual International Lao New Year Festival (ILNYF) with a one day-long event on Saturday April 28, 2012 from 10 […]

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  • Dr. William Loui, center, honored for his lifetime achievements by the Susan Komen Race for a Cure, pictured with wife Sherree, right and a guest.

    Susan G. Komen Society Honors Dr. William Loui

    It was a small step going in the right direction, but it was a giant step that benefited mankind in his home community, family and paradise city and state of Honolulu, Hawaii. Having lived the core value of service to others, a value of his […]

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  • DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIM ENTERS RACE

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIM ENTERS RACE

    LEFT ABUSIVE MARRIAGE: Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s domestic violence case has dominated SF political headlines as the SF Ethics Commission prepares to decide whether to recommend firing him to the SF Board of Supervisors. Meanwhile, the June 5 election is adding a women’s point of view […]

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    Tiger Mother vs Romney’s Mormon Moms and Rosen’s Two Mommies

    I’ll bet that Asian Americans have some opinions on the trial balloon sent out by President Obama’s friend Hilary Rosen that went down like a Led Zeppelin. Obama and the entire Democratic party were so quick to throw Hilary Rosen under the bus that it […]

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    Save the Joss House Temple! By Assemblywoman Fiona Ma, and Eva Ong

    The Temple of the Forest Beneath the Clouds, also known as the Weaverville Joss House, is one of 70 state parks in danger of closing. For the past year, I have been working closely with Assemblymember Wes Chesbro, Supervisor Judy Morris of Trinity County, and […]

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  • Fueling Bridge Fell Into Fukushima Fuel Pool Unit 3

    Fueling Bridge Fell Into Fukushima Fuel Pool Unit 3

    [Fukushima NukeBlog Index] Here are videos from a youtube channel that has posted the new videos from TEPCO of the mess that is inside the spent fuel pool in Unit #3, the one with the huge mushroom cloud explosion that shattered the building and blew […]

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    Significant Dates in Asian/Chinese American History, by Chinese American Heroes

    Chinese American Heroes presents this series of significant dates in Asian American and Chinese American history in celebration of the start of 2012. This is by no means a comprehensive list of events due to our limited time and resources for research. For the same […]

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    San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee to keynote SF State Commencement

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 11, 2012 — San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee will give the keynote address at San Francisco State University’s 111th Commencement on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 1 p.m. in Cox Stadium on the SF State campus. Lee has served the city […]

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