Archive for December, 2012

  • Late Senate President pro Tempore Daniel Inouye (Courtesy of Sen. Inouye Office)

    Hawaii Senator Daniel K. Inouye Passes Away at 88

        United States Senator Daniel K. Inouye, World War II veteran, Medal of Honor recipient and Hawaii’s senior Senator, passed away from respiratory complications at 5:01 p.m. Eastern Standard Time today at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. His wife Irene and his […]

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  • Al Perez with (from left) Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert del Rosario and Philippine President Benigno Aquino III.
  Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino Awards Fil-Am Community Organizer Al Perez at the Malacañang Palace

        MANILA – President Benigno S. Aquino III honored San Francisco community organizer Al Perez at the 2012 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas awarding ceremony at the Malacañang Palace on December 5, 2012. The Banaag Award was given to Al Perez, San […]

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  • Kimochi Silver Bells2

    Shop at Kimochi’s Silver Bells Arts & Crafts Faire

            2012 Kimochi Silver Bells Arts & Crafts Faire Saturday, December 15, 2012 10:00AM – 4:00PM The Event Center at St. Mary’s Cathedral 1111 Gough Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 Conveniently located at the corner of Gough St. & Geary Blvd., walking […]

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  • Chinatown

    Winter Blast With Jest Jammin’

    We Grew Up In San Francisco Chinatown and Chinatown CDC presents the 2nd Annual Winter Blast featuring Jest Jammin’. Date: Friday, December 21, 2012 Time: 6:00 – 11:30 p.m. Location: Henry’s Hunan (924 Sansome Street at Broadway) Early Bird Tickets: $35 PURCHASE HERE At the Door: $40

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  • HuloginAction

    Bay Area Chef and Blogger Wins 3rd Kulinarya Finals

        Justin Hulog, a food blogger and a graduate student at the San Francisco State University, and Thomas Weibull, the executive chef at the Clift Hotel in San Francisco, emerged winners from the 3rd Kulinarya Finals, a live cooking showdown hosted by the Philippine Consulate […]

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  • Posticker Sig revised

    Potstickers Back Next Thursday

    Potstickers will be off Dec. 13 and return next Thursday, Dec. 20. Readers can still follow @SFPotstickers daily on Twitter.

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  • James Kyson Lee, Sherri Bryant, Jennifer Sanderson and Adrian Zaw

    The Buzz: Pacquiao Knocked Out

        Celebrity Fighter:  Boxing aficionados had been anxiously awaiting the rematch of Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao against Juan Manual Marquez of Mexico.  For the first five rounds, the match was close as in the past, however Marquez hit a perfect punch in Round 6 to knock out […]

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  • Baby Benjamin Chan is surrounded by parents, auntie and grandparents Diana and Steve Chan at his Coming Out party

    On the Scene: Holiday Happenings

      Holiday Happenings San Francisco Symphony and Davies Hall is the liveliest place to be during the holidays with a full calendar of concerts and special artist performances. A wonderful CHRIS BOTTI concert opened the season drawing standing ovations for himself and his guest musicians. The COLORS OF […]

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  • Ki-Suk Han

    What We Never Knew About The Man Pushed Into The Subway Train

    Headline You’ll Never See: Korean Man Pushed To His Death by An Af***** American Man The Trayvon Martin case was all about race, but this is the first I’ve heard about  the race of either the pusher or the pushee. Hat tip to Larry Shingawa’s […]

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  • timss

    Asian Nations Do Well in TIMMS Math, But It’s not Because Asian Schools Are Better

    The results of those world comparison tests are out again, with some predictable results Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study: http://nces.ed.gov/timss/ Progress in International Reading Literacy Study: http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/pirls/ AP: “Asia continues to dominate the top echelon of scores across subject fields. The tiny city-state of Singapore […]

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