Archive for June, 2012

  • Land Use Committee Chair Eric Mar is at a "Bike to Work Day." Mar celebrates his 50th birthday this week. (Photo courtesy of Facebook)

    CPMC Loopholes or Limits for Labor

    While buildings and trades members have pushed for California Pacific Medical Center’s rebuild and construction jobs at Cathedral Hill and St. Luke’s campuses, their National Union of Health Care Workers and California Nurses Association brothers and sisters have used CPMC debate to leverage outstanding issues like wages, benefits, transfer rights and organizing…At tail end of […]

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    Fil-Am Poet Eugene Gloria Book Signing in San Jose

    Penguin Books recently released Filipino poet Eugene Gloria’s  new collection of poems, My Favorite Warlord, and he will be signing copies on Saturday and Sunday, July 7-8, at the Barnes & Noble Booksellers in the Westgate Mall in San Jose from 11:30 am to 3:00 […]

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  • 39th Nihonmachi St. Fair

    AsianWeek Community Calendar: Summer Events

    View our calendar here: http://myemail.constantcontact.com/AsianWeek-Community-Calendar–Summer-Events.html?soid=1101407022588&aid=w1NTCUswedM

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    What Supreme Ct. Decisions Mean for Immigrant Women

    Reprinted with permission from New America Media. by Jessica González-Rojas and Miriam Yeung Underreported in the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on Arizona’s immigration law SB 1070 and a pending decision on President Obama’s health care reform due Thursday is the impact these decisions will have […]

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    Assemblymember Fong Selects Sunnyvale’s Commander Otto Lee as District’s Veteran of the Year

    SACRAMENTO — Today, Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) selected Sunnyvale resident Commander Otto Lee as the 22nd Assembly District’s Veteran of the Year at the 4th Annual Veterans  Recognition Luncheon. Longtime Californian, Otto Lee has dedicated much of his adult life to public and community service.  After immigrating […]

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    39th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair Set for Aug. 4 and 5

    San Francisco, CA  – One of the longest-running cultural celebrations in the city that thrives on cultural diversity returns to San Francisco’s Japantown this summer on August 4-5, 2012. Held outdoors, the Nihonmachi Street Fair is 39-years young and is an inclusive and lively street party […]

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  • Photo (clockwise): Peanut Louie Harper (Co-Founder of Harper for Kids), Tim Harper (Harper for Kids), Phil Ginsburg (SF Rec and Park General Manager), David Chiu (Board of Supervisors President), Mark Buell (SF Rec and Park Commission President), Allan Low (SF Rec and Park Commissioner) and SF Rec and Park Tennis Camp kids.

    Improved Tennis Court Opens at SF Rec and Park’s Willie Woo Woo Wong Playground in Chinatown

    SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD), Supervisor David Chiu, Harper for Kids (HFK), United States Tennis Association (USTA), SF Rec and Park Tennis Camp kids, and park advocates gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony to open the newly resurfaced tennis court […]

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  • Tinikling performed at the Pistahan.

    The Largest Celebration of Filipino Culture & Cuisine in the U.S. is set for Aug. 11 and 12 in San Francisco

    SAN FRANCISCO (June 25, 2012) – Experience the best of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the 19th Annual Pistahan Parade and Festival on Aug. 11-12, 2012 at the Yerba Buena Gardens located at Mission and 4th Streets. The event is the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the […]

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  • Cherry Tree Planting Ceremony at AT&T Park on June 20, 2012

    Cherry Blossom Tree Ceremonial Planting at AT&T Park

    In celebration of the Japan-U.S. Cherry Blossom Centennial, Consul General of Japan Hiroshi Inomata recently attended a cherry blossom tree planting ceremony at AT&T Park, home stadium of San Francisco Giants. During the event Consul General Inomata and Staci Slaughter, San Francisco Giants Senior Vice […]

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  • Sacramento Chinese Culture Foundation visits City of 10,000 Buddhas. Photo courtesy of Sacramento Chinese Culture Foundation.

    AsianWeek Salutes Cultural Heritage

    Some things never go out of style, just as some things are always a joy to behold!  At a recent benefit fashion show, the oldest Chinese American women’s service organization, the Square and Circle Club, scored a triple winner with a successful fundraiser, a delicious healthy luncheon […]

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