Archive for October, 2013

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    Potstickers Back Next Thursday

    Potstickers will be off today and return next Thursday. Readers can still follow @SFPotstickers daily on Twitter. For pictures from last Thursday’s Golden Potsticker Eating Contest and Reception, visit:

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    Laughter is the Best Medicine

    The National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA) and the Asians and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of California (APIDC), are pleased to announce its partnership with the Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC) to host their second “Laughter is the Best Medicine” event on […]

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    Revelations at 50: Henry Chu

    Five-year-old Jimmy Chu likes to play with his toy garbage trucks and “go to meetings” with his Daddy. When Henry Chu was Jimmy’s age, he and his family had just immigrated from Hong Kong to San Francisco and lived across from the North Beach Playground […]

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    A Nostalgic America, Haunted By Ghosts

        Fei Xiaotong, a world-renowned Chinese anthropologist, visited America in the 1940’s and thought it was a country devoid of ghosts. Americans live in brightly lit cities, he noted. They illuminate all parts of a room. They believe in individual progress — not clanship, […]

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  • Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel hosts controversial Kids Table segment .

    San Jose Councilmember Kansen Chu Hosts Community Rally Against Hate Speech and Violence in our Communities

        San José, CA –In light of the October 16, 2013 “Kids Table” segment of the Jimmy Kimmel show, Councilmember Kansen Chu will join community leaders for a rally against the use of hate crimes, hate speech and the promotion of violence on Friday, […]

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    SFPL Hosts Asian Refugees in America Reading

          The International Center and the Magazines and Newspapers Center at the San Francisco Library presents a reading from Asian Refugees in America: Narratives of Escape and Adaptation on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 2-3:30 p.m. at Main Library’s Latino/Hispanic Community Room. Stories of […]

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  • Enjoying Korean Dynasty Exhibit gala Opening Reception  Gala were Magdalene Chan, Judy Yu, Annie Wong, Iris Chan, Thao Dodson, Sharon Seto and Stephanie Ng.

    On the Scene: Names in the News

      The Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Company, which helps over 3,000 residents in this underprivileged neighborhood, knows how to throw a fun fundraiser. At the recent 21st annual Celebrity Pool Toss at the Phoenix Hotel pool, the event raised over $265,000  by having celebrities tossed into […]

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    First Online Coming Out Resource For LGBT APIs Has Launched

      Los Angeles, Calif.  – API Equality-LA, a non-profit organization that advocates for equal marriage rights and fair treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the Los Angeles Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community, has recently launched Q&A Space (, a coming […]

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  • From left to right: Philippine Deputy Consul General Jaime Ramon Ascalon,  SF District 6 Supervisor Jane Kim, West Bay Pilipino Multi-Service Executive Director Rudy Asercion, Filmmaker/actress Georgina Tolentino, SF Bulls mascot, SF Police Deputy Chief Special Operations Mike Biel, AARP California State Associate Director Ahnileen Martinez, SF Police Captain, South Station Mike Redmond

    AARP Sponsors West Bay Pilipino Multi-Service’s Effort to Remember Forgotten Asian American Olympic Hero

      SAN FRANCISCO – AARP sponsored West Bay Pilipino Multi-Service’s effort to recognize Filipino American Victoria Manalo Draves, the first Asian American woman to win two Olympic gold medals for the United States in 1948, yesterday at the unveiling of a plaque commemorating her at the Victoria […]

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    Beauty is Art: Interview With Celebrity Makeup Artist Janice Kinjo

          After a decade-long career, Japanese American Janice Kinjo has become one of the most sought after celebrity makeup artists, having worked with Mary J. Blige, LL Cool J, Drake, and Chris Brown. Her work has been featured in InStyle, LA Magazine, Trace, and […]

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