Archive for February, 2014

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    DIRECTIONS IN SOUND and CAAMFeast Add New Sounds and Tastes to CAAMFest 2014

      SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Live musical performances, modern art and food-inspired films make up for an impressive lineup of events for this year’s Directions in Sound and CAAMFeast programs. From an international showcase of artists from the Korean and Vietnam music scene to films […]

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    MISS CHINATOWN USA 2014: A New Queen Is Crowned

    Hailing from the great state of Texas, 17 year old Karen Li was crowned Miss Chinatown USA 2014 earlier this month. Li being one of the youngest winners in the pageant’s history plans to attend Harvard University in the Fall. With high academic achievements and […]

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    Chinatown YMCA kicks off Diabetes Prevention Program with Diabetes Awareness Health Fair

      San Francisco, CA – The Chinatown YMCA, in partnership with Chinese Hospital, the Chinese Community Health Plan, the American Diabetes Association, the American Heart Association and NICOS hosted a Diabetes Awareness Health Fair on Friday, February 21st at the Chinatown YMCA. This event was […]

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    Clear the Air Film Festival Set for March 6

        Breathe California announces the 3rd Annual Clear the Air Film Fest. This film festival showcases student-produced short films that focus on improving lung health in their communities. Students from Bay Area high schools or colleges, as well as members of youth-focused community organizations, […]

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    The Gift of Learning: Steven Ma

    Some success stories are the results of Tiger moms, while other take a different path.  Let’s meet an immigrant kid who’s parents didn’t demand straight A’s in school, moved from school to school growing up, and was once called the “stupidest kid” by his 9th grade […]

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    Dumpling Wars 2: The Hungry Games

      “… and so it was decreed that, each year, the various districts would offer up in tribute their best recipe to cook to the death in a pageant of honor, courage, and umami.” Calling all amateur chefs! Kearny Street Workshop is now recruiting teams […]

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    ENTER THE MANDALA: COSMIC CENTERS AND MENTAL MAPS OF HIMALAYAN BUDDHISM

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Mandalas are geometric maps of Himalayan Buddhist visionary worlds, created by and for practitioners of Vajrayana Buddhism (“Lightning Vehicle” Buddhism), a system of meditation that is profoundly dependent on art and artists. Minutely detailed and saturated with philosophical meaning, these mandalas […]

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    L & L Debuts Ramen Burger

      SAN FRANCISCO – In light of the recent craze over the “Ramen Burger,” L & L has launched a Hawaiian style version of the dish. The Ramen Burger is now available for purchase at L & L Hawaiian Barbecue franchised location on 312 Kearny […]

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  • AIISF Board member Larry Low, third left, welcomes his parents Judge Harry Lows, wife Doreen and new Board member Phil Chin to PPC event.

    Chinese New Year Doings

        Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation opened 2014 hosting a special recognition reception for its first year/founding Pacific Passages Circle members at the Disney Family Museum in San Francisco’s Presidio.  A special tour was arranged with the Museum’s Curator Michael Labrie to see the Tyrus Wong exhibit.  Enjoying the experience of learning of the […]

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    SF State Appoints Luoluo Hong as New VP for Student Affairs

        SAN FRANCISCO, CA – San Francisco State University announced today the appointment of Luoluo Hong as vice president for student affairs. Hong currently serves as vice chancellor for student affairs and associate professor at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, a position she has held […]

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