News Archive

  • 5th Annual Hep B Gala.

    Join Fight Against Hep B at the 7th Annual B a Hero Gala on Wed. Oct. 8

      Did you know that the San Francisco Bay Area has the highest rates of liver cancer in the nation? Many liver cancers are caused by hepatitis B infection. Hep B disproportionately affects the Asian and Pacific Islander community. Hep B is vaccine preventable and […]

    Full Story

  • KNM_press-7

    MPK Night Market Returns to Barnes Park on Sept. 19

        LOS ANGELES – Following the success of the MPK Night Market’s grand opening on July 25th, the second event in the series has now been scheduled for Friday, September 19. The inaugural event attracted over 8,000 guests, bringing together young adults and families from both the city of Monterey Park […]

    Full Story

  • sake

    9th Annual Sake Day Celebration Set for Sept. 27 in Japantown

        The 9th Annual SAKE DAY 2014  - The Party that is all things Sake is set for Saturday, September 27, from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California located at 1840 Sutter Street in San Francisco’s Japantown. […]

    Full Story

  • jamesfang

    San Francisco Labor Council Endorses James Fang for re-election to BART Board

          San Francisco, CA - Last night, the San Francisco Labor Council officially endorsed James Fang for re-election to the BART Board of Directors. The Labor Council, representing more than 100,000 workers in the city of San Francisco, joins SEIU BART Local 1021, AFSCME […]

    Full Story

  • OACC

    OACC Hosts Harvest Moon Festival on Sept. 6

        The Oakland Asian Cultural Center is excited to invite the public to attend their Harvest Moon Festival on September 6 at 7 p.m. The event will be an excellent way to enter the Fall season with an abundance of exhilarating, high quality performances.  Harvest Moon will […]

    Full Story

  • platebyplate2011-banner

    Project by Project Hosts 5th Annual Plate by Plate

    Project by Project’s 5th annual fundraising food and wine gala, Plate by Plate, will feature tastes from 30 acclaimed restaurants including notables such as Campton Place, Farallon, and Socola Chocolatier, as well as a large selection of beverages that include Boutique Sake, Peju Province Winery, […]

    Full Story

  • Asian American students

    In Asia, Cheating to the Test

      CNN recently reported that college applications from Chinese foreign students to the US sounded exactly the same. In fact, one admission officer read a phrase in one of the applications that sent up red flags: “Insert girl’s name here.” The number of Chinese students in the United […]

    Full Story

  • TheHazeSeptRun

    Fil-Am’s New Autobiographical Solo Play Calls for End of Rape Kit Backlog

      SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The bizarre aftermath of being drugged and raped after attending San Francisco’s Bay to Breaker’s is spotlighted in THE HAZE, a provocative new autobiographical play by Filipino American writer and performer Heather Marlowe. This piece will be performed 12 times during […]

    Full Story

  • SF Entertainment Commissioner and The Grand owner Steven Lee (left) with Mayor Lee (Courtesy of Steven Lee on Facebook)

    SUGAR & SPRITE, OR WAS THAT SPITE

        American Beverage Association’s $5,000 donation this spring to non-partisan, non-profit Chinese American Voters Education Committee makes for interesting dynamic. ABA’s been spreading goodwill in SF to fight Supervisor Eric Mar’s two cents per ounce soda tax. Among them was David Lee, director of CAVEC, a non-partisan voter registration and […]

    Full Story

  • schoolhouse

    ‘Future is Rich’ for City College of San Franciso, Says Chancellor

      SAN FRANCISCO – This week marks the start of the fall semester at City College of San Francisco, which celebrates its 80th anniversary next year. Even as the fight to retain its accreditation continues, school administrators say they are working to ensure CCSF’s survival […]

    Full Story