Archive for November, 2012

  • Radio for the People

    Biracial Vocal Group Radio for the People Croons Way onto MYX TV’s Press Play

        The Backstreet Boys’ “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back),” and NSYNC’s “Bye Bye Bye” may have dominated households in the late 90s, but this was hardly the case for Radio for the People. Air Supply, The Carpenters, ABBA, ACDC, Motown, and The Temptations instead were what […]

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  • Asian Health Services

    Asian Health Services Announces New Clinic Opening in Spring 2013

        OAKLAND, CA – Asian Health Services (AHS) announces the opening of a New Clinic in Spring 2013, located at the site of the former Silver Dragon restaurant in the heart of Oakland’s Chinatown and a $750,000 contribution from Kaiser Permanente toward the $3 […]

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  • Radio for the People

    Myx TV’s Press Play Broadcasts Radio for the People

        Redwood City, CA – This week, independent music phenom, Radio for the People, leaps from radiowaves to the airwaves and into ten million homes through Myx TV’s Press Play. The Orange County-based group debuts their hip hop, R&B, and electronic music this week […]

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  • Report Card

    Fox Receives F/Incomplete In Asian Pacific American Media Coalition’s Annual Television Report Card

    LOS ANGELES – In the 12 years the Asian Pacific American Media Coalition (APAMC) has issued report cards grading the top four television networks on their efforts to include Asian Pacific Americans in their programming and business dealings, no company has received an F-until now. Fox failed […]

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  • Private Danny Chen

    Asian American Groups Extremely Disappointed Following Light Sentencing in Military Hazing Case

        WASHINGTON—OCA, a national organization dedicated to advancing the political, social, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans (APAs), and the Asian American Justice Center (AAJC), a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, are extremely disappointed with the recent verdict and […]

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  • Controller John Chiang. Photo courtesy of John Chiang

    CALIFORNIA, HERE WE COME IN 2014

        On your mark, get set, run!…Hardly a month has passed since the 2012 election and already candidacies are shaping 2014 into the political year of California Asian Pacific Americans. From 1.6 million APA California voters among 18 million total, a deep talented pool […]

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  • Visiting China with Silicon Valley friends

    On the Scene: Falling in Love With China Again

      FALLING IN LOVE WITH CHINA AGAIN Each time I return to China, there is a new area to explore, a new landscape wonder to gawk at, a new cuisine to sample, a new modern hotel to enjoy, and new adventures to write home about.  Our […]

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    Kaiser Permanente Continues to Promote Community Based HIV/AIDS Testing

        Oakland, CA  – As part of its efforts to prevent new HIV infections in populations disproportionately affected by the epidemic, a fund established by Kaiser Permanente recently awarded $750,000 to 10 Northern California organizations offering HIV and AIDS education, prevention, testing, and connections […]

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  • J-15 leaps into the sky from China's new carrier

    China Starts Operating J-15 Fighter From Liaoning Experimental Carrier

    The Chinese PLAN Navy surprised a lot of Western analysts by operating supersonic jets on the carrier that they took nearly forever to finish after getting it for a song from the Russians. This uses the Soviet technique of using a ski-jump nose instead of […]

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  • Charles Phan

    A Hard Act to Follow: Charles Phan, Chef-Owner Extraordinaire

        Before he was considered to be the inventor of modern Vietnamese cuisine in the United States, Charles Phan left Vietnam before the fall of Saigon in April 1975 with his family. They spent two years in Guam before settling in San Francisco’s Chinatown.  As the eldest child, […]

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