Archive for September, 2012

  • ThaiCookingDemo#2

    Learn to Cook Thai Food From Osha Thai’s Wassana Korkhieola

    Learn how to cook some delicious Thai food - tuna tartare, vegetarian pumpkin curry, and pad thai by Osha Thai’s chef and owner Wassana Korkhieola on October 4 at Cova Hotel located at 655 Ellis St. The fun event will last from 6:30-8:30 p.m and is $20 at the […]

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  • Hellen Chen, Matchmaker and Author of "The Matchmaker of The Century" hosting a marriage ceremony

    Expert Says Lack of Marriage Education is Contributing to Increased Divorce Rates in America

    Recent studies by the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) indicated that the ratio of new marriages to divorce is 2 to 1. That means, for every 2 new marriages that occur, there is 1 divorce case happening. This is one of the highest […]

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  • CityCollegeChinatown

    Chinese Americans’ High Stakes in Future of SF City College

    By New America Media‘s Anna Challet SAN FRANCISCO — Among the embattled City College of San Francisco’s most vocal supporters is the Chinese community, which recently celebrated the opening of a Chinatown-North Beach campus. But with a looming budget crisis and warnings of a loss of accreditation, […]

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  • Filipino Heritage Night Image

    Warriors Host Filipino Heritage Night on Nov. 10

    OAKLAND, Calif. – The Golden State Warriors are holding Filipino Heritage Night, presented by Cache Creek Casino Resort, on Saturday, November 10 against the Denver Nuggets at Oracle Arena (7:30 p.m.), the team announced today. This will be the Warriors’ fifth consecutive season celebrating Filipino […]

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  • SF Supervisor District map of resident sentiment on CleanPowerSF. Red colors indicate opposition. Green represents support.

    Shell Deal Rests With Mayor

    With SF Board of Supervisors passing the SF Public Utilities Commission Shell Energy-CleanPowerSF contract (See 9/13/12 “Potstickers” and 9/17/12 “Editorial”) on second reading last Tuesday (Sept. 25), enactment rests with Mayor Ed Lee, who could sign or veto it within 10 days. The board then has 30 days to override […]

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  • MYX

    More Classic Kung Fu On Myx TV’s Movie So Good

    Redwood City, CA (September 27, 2012) – The action intensifies. The combat is relentless. And the kung fu comedy returns with Myx TV’s throwback Asian movie showcase, Movie So Good! Bring excitement to your Sundays with the most entertaining martial arts and action you’ve ever seen. Movie So Good returns […]

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  • Bike Coalition

    SF Bicycle Coalition Launches Family Biking Guide in Three Languages – Including Chinese

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Coinciding with the upcoming Family Day on Saturday, today the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition launched itsFamily Biking Guide, a comprehensive how-to manual that covers all stages of family biking—from biking while pregnant to biking your child to school, and everything in between. In […]

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  • Hon. Mike Honda is screened for hepatitis B at the Asian Heritage Street Celebration in 2006.

    Don’t Gamble With Your Liver!

    SAN FRANCISCO (Sept. 26, 2012) - The landmark 5th Annual Hep B Free “B A Hero” Gala, calling for the end of all hepatitis in San Francisco will be held on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at the InterContinental Hotel located at 888 Howard St. in the City. U.S. Representative Mike […]

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  • L-R: OMB Chair Ronnie Ricketts, Walang Hanggan's Coco Martin, Julia Montes, Richard Gomez, Dawn Zulueta, Paulo Avelino and Joem Bascon unite against piracy in OMB-TFC's PSA, "Bawal Kumopya".

    TFC partners with OMB for global anti-piracy campaign

    REDWOOD CITY, CA, September 25, 2012 – “Piracy is wrong.” There is no ifs and buts about it.  Philippine Optical Media Board (OMB) Chair Ronnie Ricketts explained it in simple terms: “Since we were students, we’ve been taught not to copy what is not ours – […]

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  • Michelle Krusiec and Alex Moggridge star in Berkeley Rep’s production of Chinglish, a new comedy from David Henry Hwang which heads for Hong Kong after having its West Coast premiere here.
Photo courtesy of kevinberne.com

    BERKELEY REP ADDS ANOTHER PERFORMANCE TO EXTENDED RUN OF CHINGLISH

    SEPTEMBER 26, 2012 – Due to popular demand, Berkeley Repertory Theatre has added yet another performance to its run of Chinglish– which was already extended by two weeks! Tickets are now on sale for Friday, October 5 (and for all other performances), but Chinglish must close on Sunday, […]

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