Archive for December, 2013

  • Mayor Lee and First Lady Anita Lee as Cookies


        Not too often a grassroots club will poll voters. Usually most cash strapped San Francisco organizations like a Chinese American Democratic Club might sponsor a question or two, but not the entire poll. But consultant Jim Stearns sponsored a poll on behalf of Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club – […]

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    Misfortune Cookies 2013

              Here is a list of some of the major events of terror and mayhem with Asian American connections in 2013, plus a few y0u may not heard of in previous years. It used to be there would be only 1 […]

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    Comcast NBCUniversal Accepts APIAVote’s Beacon of Democracy Award

    This December, APIAVote presented Comcast NBCUniversal with the Beacon of Democracy Award.  This award is presented to an individual or entity who has demonstrated leadership and served as a source of guidance and inspiration to increasing civic engagement.  This award who is singled out as a […]

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    Oakland Asian Cultural Center Sets Lunar New Year Celebration for Feb. 8

    The Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC) builds vibrant communities through Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) arts and culture programs that foster intergenerational and cross-cultural dialogue, cultural identity, collaborations, and social justice. Save the Date for Lunar New Year at OACC! Saturday, February 8th Oakland […]

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  • The North of Market Tenderloin / Community Benefit District, Southeast Asian Community Center and Cova Hotel hosted a reception to celebrate the new Little Saigon banner design and installation for the Larkin Street corridor in San Francisco's Little Saigon at
Sao Bien Vietnamese & Chinese Restaurant on Dec. 11. Photo by Susan Ma.

    Mayor Lee Announces New Neighborhood Investment Efforts in San Francisco’s Chinatown and Little Saigon

      Shop Chinatown 888 Campaign & New Larkin Street Banners Are New Invest In Neighborhoods Efforts to Promote Commercial Districts During Holiday Season & Year Round San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the new Shop Chinatown 888 campaign and the installation of new […]

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  • Andrew Lam's home in Dalat, Vietnam.

    Remembrances: A Child’s Christmas in Dalat, Vietnam

      Wild orchids and colored, painted pine cones — these things I remember of Christmas in Vietnam. It was in Dalat, the hill station city with its persistent fog and whispering pine forests and littered with French-built villas, that I first celebrated Christmas. My father […]

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  • SF PCG personnel and their family members participated in the 11th Parol Lantern Festival and Parade.

    Filipino Community Celebrates Christmas With the Parol Lantern Festival and Parade

          The City of San Francisco joined the Filipino community in celebrating one of its much-awaited Christmas traditions, the 11th Parol Lantern Festival and Parade. Over twenty contingents from different institutions and organizations joined this year’s parade which was held on the evening […]

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    Artist Rene Yung Commemorates San Jose’s Early Chinese Community Through Art, Food, and History

      San Jose, CA – Cauldron (“Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread”) a site-specific installation by artist Rene Yung about sustenance, culture and place, opens on December 19, 2013 at the San Jose Museum of Art with a walk through by the artist at […]

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  • Rosy Chu on the set of Bay Area People, in which she serves as Host/Producer.

    KTVU Community Affairs Director Rosy Chu Retiring

        Oakland, Calif. – Director of Community Affairs and Public Service Rosy Chu recently announced that she will retire from the Cox Media Fox affiliate in January after more than 42 years with the station. “I lived the dream being able to travel from […]

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  • Rodel Rodis

    Rodel Rodis Wins in Migration Advocacy and Media Awards

      By MANILA, Philippines – columnist Rodel Rodis bagged the Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Best Print Award for his online article “Maid in Hong Kong, Made for Discrimination” published in April. Rodis, a lawyer based in the United States, wrote about the dilemma […]

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