Archive for June, 2013

  • Mary Jung

    AN APA CASTLE IS THEIR HOME

          While San Francisco voters lean tenant (37% tenant, 31% homeowner and 32% unknown according to Political Data, Inc.), Asian Pacific American voters (APA) distinctively lean towards homeownership (47% homeowner, 26% tenant and 27% unknown) – one major reason two liberals swung to the […]

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    Asian Americans Advancing Justice Applauds U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision On Marriage Equality

        Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice) applauds the U.S. Supreme Court’s two decisions today furthering the equal marriage rights of same-sex couples. The cases are United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry. Advancing Justice joined friend-of-the-court briefs in both cases addressing the […]

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    Frances Young Targets Special Crimes

        As the world becomes more transparent thanks to the Internet and technology, I have come to better appreciate the brilliance of our forefathers  in creating a government of checks and balances. As a legislator, I’ve focused a lot of my elected career to […]

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    Asian American and Pacific Islander Poverty Grows in Wake of Recession

          NEW YORK, NY – The National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD) unveiled findings from its recent Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Poverty Demographic Study at a press conference held earlier today at the Ford Foundation.   The “Spotlight: […]

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  • Commissioner Marily Mondejar wins silent auction bid for floral sketch by US Senator Dianne Feinstein.

    West Bay Seeks to Reverse Young Filipinos’ Low School Performance

          San Francisco, Calif. – Eight Filipino Americans, including California state assembly member Rob Bonta, will mentor eight children from underserved San Francisco neighborhoods. The children, who attend San Francisco nonprofit West Bay Pilipino Multi-Service’s free after school program, were selected for their […]

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  • William Mock, Gerrye Wong and Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation Director Michael McKechnie are welcomed by Host Mina Li at her Mandarin Journal program taping.

    On the Scene: June 24

      NEWS IN THE MAKING Broadway San Jose closed its season this year with something very different for its season subscribers with GREEN DAY’S AMERICAN IDIOT. A very contemporary musical that was born locally at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in 2009 before its Tony award-winning  Broadway stint in 2010, the show was obviously […]

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    NEMS Launches Free Weekly Hepatitis B Screenings at San Jose Clinic

        Today North East Medical Services (NEMS) in conjunction with Hep B Free Santa Clara County, hosted a community launch of free weekly hepatitis b screenings at the NEMS San Jose clinic located at 1715 Lundy Ave, Suite 108. Community leaders and the public […]

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    Potstickers Back Next Week

    Potstickers will be off today and return next Thursday. Readers can still follow @SFPotstickers daily on Twitter.

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  • Mee Moua, president and executive director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC

    Leading Asian American Civil Rights Groups Launch New National Affiliation

        Today, four leading civil rights organizations-with a combined 114 years of service and leadership in the Asian American and Pacific Islander community-came together to officially launch Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice). The Advancing Justice affiliates are: Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Los […]

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    The Kitchen Musical is Now on Myx TV’s Menu

          SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Myx TV takes you to the delectable set of the world within a kitchen through a musical drama where food and chart-topping music are deliciously combined. Step into The Kitchen Musical, premiering on Myx TV on June 24 […]

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