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  • Harold T. Yee

    A Decade Later: Assessing Harold T. Yee and His Place in Chinese America

      By Douglas S. Chan To recall the untimely passing of Chinese American activist Harold T. Yee at the age of 74 ten years ago is to reflect upon the life and times of an American original.  When Harold’s accomplishments are assessed someday by ethnic […]

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  • Koko Lin

    Koko Lin to Receive Phoenix Award from Local API Group

      Oakland, CA  – Koko Lin, Chinese American Computer Software Engineer and Community Activist will be honored at the APIQWTC (Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women & Transgender Community, pronounced “API-Cutesy”) Lunar  New Year Banquet.  This year’s 27th annual banquet will be held at the Legendary […]

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    CAAMFest 2014 Concludes After 11 Days of Asian and Asian American Storytelling in Film, Food and Music

      SAN FRANCISCO – CAAMFest 2014 successfully concluded after 11 days of film, music and food programming. As the largest festival of its kind in the country, CAAM welcomed over 260 participants and showcased over 120 films from 19 countries, including 29 narrative films, 15 documentaries, […]

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    Japanese Rock Icon Yoshiki Plays Classical Compositions at Davies Symphony Hall on April 28

      SAN FRANCISCO – Japanese rock icon Yoshiki performs a concert of his own classical compositions on the piano accompanied by a small string ensemble, at Davies Symphony Hall on Monday April 28. The concert is a stylistic departure for Yoshiki. He is a classically trained […]

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  • GiantRobot

    Oakland Museum of California Hosts SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot

      Oakland, CA — This spring, the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) presents the major exhibition SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot. On view in OMCA’s Great Hall from April 19 to July 27, 2014, the exhibition features 15 contemporary artists that have been inspired by the artistic sensibility of Giant Robot throughoutits 20-year evolution. Co-curated by Giant Robot visionary Eric Nakamura and OMCA’s […]

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  • Julie Chu

    Chinese American Hero: Julie Chu

            Name in English: Julie Chu Name in Chinese: 朱慧雯 Name in Pinyin: Zhū Huìwén Gender: Female Birth Year:  1982 Birth Place:  Fairfield, Connecticut Current location: Fairfield, Connecticut Profession (s): Hockey Player, Athletic Coach Education: 2007, Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Harvard University […]

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  • Gary Gee, retired Chief of Police of the Bay Area Rapid Transit District, has been promoted to President of Chinese American Heroes, effective February 25, 2014

    Chinese American Heroes Welcomes New President Gary Gee

      San Francisco, CA – We are pleased to announce that Gary Gee, retired Chief of Police of the Bay Area Rapid Transit District, has been promoted to President of Chinese American Heroes, effective February 25, 2014.  David Chai, our president since 2006, has retired, […]

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  • StevenMa

    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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  • L&L

    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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  • Erena Shimoda

    Seeing Underwater

      One of the things I feel passionately about is using underwater portrait photography as a means to help someone emotionally heal. When you’re underwater, you have to relax and be honest and maybe face certain fears you have inside. When you see yourself in […]

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