Archive for September, 2013

  • Mindy Kaling

    Mindy Kaling Paves the Way for South Asians in Media and Entertainment

        New York, NY –  The Association of South Asians in Media, Marketing & Entertainment (SAMMA) held its 4th annual conference and gala over the weekend in New York City bringing together 300+ top South Asian leaders and innovators in digital media, television and […]

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    Free Documentary Screening The Untold Story: Internment of Japanese Americans in Hawaii

    Free Documentary Screening The Untold Story: Internment of Japanese Americans  in Hawaii  Sunday, October 6, 2013 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. The Untold Story: Internment of Japanese Americans In Hawaii, the first full-length documentary to chronicle the internment experience of Japanese Americans in Hawai‘i is being presented by the […]

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    ‘Mandarin Returns Home’ — SAT Scores Climb for Asian Americans

      According to The National Center for Fair and Open Testing, there’s a disturbing trend in SAT scores in America. Since 2006, the score over all has fallen 20 points, dropping from 1518 to 1498 in 2012, six years later. White students’ average score has fallen by […]

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  • Returning veterans gathered at War Memorial Cemetery

    Korean War Veterans Return to Korea

          To commemorate the 60th anniversary of the conclusion  of the  Korean War, the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs (MPVA) and The Korean Veterans Association (KVA) celebrated by hosting a Revisit Korea program for Korean War veterans  who had served on Korean […]

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    New Report Shows Asian American Community Remains Los Angeles’ Fastest Growing

      LOS ANGELES – According to a new report released yesterday by Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles, Los Angeles County’s large Asian American and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) communities continued to grow dramatically over the past decade, fueling even greater diversity in […]

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  • Campbell, CA Mayor Evan Low


        TOP TWO: Thanks to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s backing of a 2010 constitutional amendment by State Senator Abel Maldonado, 3.2 million non-aligned voters are likely to make California congressional and state legislative races more competitive. That includes 527,000 Asian Pacific American (APA) voters (according to PDI) who are heavily […]

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  • SFPL Fil Am Book Fest

    SF Public Library to Host Filipino American International Book Festival

        In celebration of Filipino American History Month, San Francisco Public Library will be hosting the second, bi-annual Filipino American International Book Festival (FilBookfest II) at the SF Main Library, 100 Larkin St., on Oct. 18, 19 & 20. The theme of this year’s literary event […]

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    7th Annual BAKAS Wine Tasting Event Set for Oct. 25 in SF

      BAKAs, a virtual community of 1st and 2nd generation Korean American (KA) organizations including non-profits, social organizations, community organizations, and other Pan-Asian organizations is hosting their 7th Annual BAKAs Wine Event on Friday, October 25 at the Golden Gate Room in Fort Mason from […]

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  • Akshaya Patra Foundation

    Akshaya Patra Foundation Hosts Benefit Event in Bay Area

        Stoneham, MA – On Sunday, October 20th the Akshaya Patra Foundation’s San Francisco Bay Area Chapter will be holding its 2013 Benefit Event at the India Community Center in Milpitas at 5:30PM.  Vice Chairman and Trustee of Akshaya Patra’s main branch in India, Chanchalapathi Dasa will […]

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  • Frank Lee

    Frank Lee, Jr.: Carrying on the Family Theatre Legacy

        Frank Lee, Jr. has been the proud owner of San Francisco’s “4-Star Theater” located on Clement and 23rd Ave.  in the Richmond district since 1992. The theater first opened in 1919 as “La Bonita Theatre,” was renamed “Star Theater” in 1926, and finally […]

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