Archive for October, 2012

  • Cambodian

    Cambodian Teens’ Tragic Family History Inspires Art to Honor Genocide Survivors

    Three Cambodian-American teens from Santa Rosa are creating a public mural that weaves together the beauty and tragedy of Cambodia’s past.  The mural will be dedicated during an open ceremony on November 18th, after which it will be displayed at Vista Family Health Center in Santa Rosa.  […]

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  • Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama.

    Romney is the Future

    This election is about WHO WE ARE, WHERE WE ARE AND WHERE WE ARE GOING.  As Filipino Americans, we came here in pursuit of the “American Dream”.  Our beautiful culture and tradition, our home-grown values of hard work, and our God-loving beliefs and values are […]

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  • Dan Nainan

    Dan Nainan Swears, “100% Clean”

        Congressman Mike Honda gets around so I told him I was looking for a good story to feature for my next AsianWeek profile – which runs the last Wednesday of every month. Without a breath he said “you need to meet Dan Nainan! He’s hilarious and […]

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  • sushi2

    NLF To Celebrate 80th Anniversary With Sushi Social

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Nihonmachi Little Friends (NLF) will celebrate the 80th Anniversary of its Julia Morgan-designed (former Japanese YWCA) building with a Sushi Social on Friday, November 16th , 6:00pm, in its Tateuchi Auditorium at 1830 Sutter Street in San Francisco’s Japantown. The event, held in conjunction with the […]

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  • FilAms Rally for FilAm Candidates on October 30th at One Ferry Plaza Restaurant in San Francisco beginning at 5:30 p.m.

    FilAm Community Rally for Filipino American Candidates

      FilAm Community Rally for Filipino American Candidates WHO: Chris Mateo for CA Assembly D12 currently Vice Mayor of Lathrop, CA Garry Barbadillo for Milpitas City Council currently Planning Commissioner Hermy Almonte for San Leandro City Council (D6) currently San Leandro  School Board Member Jennifer Ong for CA Assembly […]

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  • Yes 30

    Asian Americans Must Vote Yes on Prop. 30

    Education is the most important building block for a strong society and for personal success. Proposition 30 on this November’s election ballot strengthens education in California, and balances the state’s budget responsibly. The founders and leaders of California knew the value of education and built […]

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  • Myx  Press PLay week 4

    You’ll Hear it First on Myx TV’s Press Play

    Redwood City, CA – This week, nine artists from California, Minneapolis, New York, New Jersey, and Florida compete for the top spot on Myx TV’s Press Play’s fifth episode. The independent music artists represent genres from alternative to beatboxing. The most votes online translate into a national TV premiere […]

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  • Marlon Layug displays his broom and flag before he continues waving it around to fans and traffic on Van Ness Avenue.

    SF Celebrates Giants World Series Victory

    Baseball fans from near and far gathered at San Francisco’s Civic Center this past Sunday, October 28 to take part in potential history in the making. Several thousand fans packed City Hall Plaza’s viewing area to witness an event that would take place once in […]

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  • Most Potstickers Eaten Winner Shamann Walton, Potstickers columnist Samson Wong, Most Stylish Eater winner Beverly Popek, and event MC Emil Guillermo. Photo by Frank Jang.

    Potstickers Eating Contest Results Announced

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA  – With the election less than 2 weeks away, San Francisco political candidates and community members competed for the coveted title of Potstickers Eating Champion and Most Stylish Potsticker Eater on October 23 at One Ferry Plaza. The competition was part of […]

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  • Nohelani Cypriano is surrounded by Silicon Valley fans at her Santa Clara Hawaiian Divas concert.

    On The Scene: October 30

    ON THE RUN IN OCTOBER  It was a grand night of Hawaii music and entertainment when Hawaiian Divas Malveen, Nohelani Cipriano, and Ho’omana performed in Santa Clara University Music Building in front of an enthusiastic small group of fans and friends. Lori Wong and her […]

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