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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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  • Tyrus Wong

    Mr. Tyrus Wong, a Disney Legend

    Chinese American Heroes introduces one of our youngest Chinese American heroes, Mr. Tyrus Wong, who recently celebrated his 103rd birthday.  The truth is, he is the youngest 103 year old member in this heroes’ website.   He was in San Francisco on October 3, 2013 and […]

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  • Miss California 2013 Crystal Lee

    An Exclusive Interview: Miss California 2013, Crystal Lee

        Miss California 2013 Crystal Lee dazzled America this past September as she vied for the coveted title of Miss America 2014. Lee’s journey to the competition had not been easy. It took three attempts on the state level before she was able to reach […]

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  • Henry Chu and Jimmy

    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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    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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