Archive for February, 2013

  • SFSU

    Leslie E. Wong Appointed SF State’s 13th President

        SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Leslie E. Wong will be formally invested March 14 as San Francisco State University’s 13th president in a ceremony witnessed by the campus community and distinguished guests from throughout the state. The investiture celebrates a new era of leadership […]

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    18 Million Hearts: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders for Immigration Reform Launches Today

    LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice and launched “18 Million Hearts: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders for Immigration Reform.” This collaborative and innovative effort lifts up the voices of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) in the current national […]

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  • Rubi Ho

    Am I on the Right Bus? How to avoid the $100,000 college blunder!

        Without a father or mother in my life, there were no guides for me.  I was left to fend for myself.  Without much direction, I simply attended college because all my friends around me were attending.  And being poor most of my life […]

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  • New District 4 Supervisor Katy Tang (Courtesy of SF Wiki)


      ‘RUN ED RUN’ ALSO RESTARTS: Katy Tang’s appointment to District 4 (Sunset) Supervisor is safer than lefty Planning Commissioner Christina Olague appointed as Supervisor in anti-Mayor Ed Lee and very progressive District 5 (Haight-Ashbury/Hayes Valley). Tang’s an aide to popular Carmen Chu – twice elected in District 4 where Mayor easily outpolled […]

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  • Stanley Fukai

    Japanese AARP Volunteer Receives Community Service Award

        Chicago, IL  – Longtime AARP Driver Safety Program volunteer Stanley Fukai received the Japanese American Community Service Award from the Asian American Coalition of Chicago on Saturday, February 23 at the 30th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration.  Since 1996, Fukai has served as an instructor for AARP’s […]

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    Message to Congress: Don’t Cut AA and NHPI Communities Short

        Congress should heed President Obama’s advice and move quickly to block the drastic budget cuts that are looming over our heads. On March 1, the so-called sequester of funds will begin, if Congress doesn’t act. The cuts that would follow would be brutal. […]

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    Hyphen Hoedown: Issue 26 Release Party

      Get down with the Hyphen Hoedown! Support your go-to news & info source for Asian American issues & relevant stories within your community with  the  Issue 26 Release Party on March 2 from 9pm-1am. To celebrate the release of Issue 26: The South, we […]

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  • Fiona Ma

    The San Mateo County Women’s Hall of Fame Finds a Permanent Home in 2013

      Redwood City, CA – As a permanent home is unveiled on the evening of Friday, March 22, 2013 at 5:30 p.m., over 270 members of the San Mateo County Women’s Hall of Fame will be celebrated at the San Mateo County History Museum. For […]

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  • District 4 Supervisor Carmen Chu, the political domino waiting to fall, is "family" to Chinese Chamber of Commerce's Rose Pak.

    Carmen Chu Sworn in as San Francisco Assessor- Recorder

        San Francisco, CA – Today, San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee performed the swearing-in of San Francisco Assessor Carmen Chu. Assessor Chu replaces former Assessor Phil Ting, elected in November 2012 to the California State Assembly. Chu takes over for acting Assessor Zoon Nguyen. […]

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    Stravinsky’s Firebird and the Other John Adams

    [youtube|Hu’s on First] I had the privilege of writing (and man, a lot of time researching) program notes for the Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestra (SEMYO) which is playing a few ambitious pieces this weekend. SEMYO is one of the few groups in Rochester Minnesota where you’ll find a pretty decent […]

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