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    AVALOS PAID LOVER $30K FROM CAMPAIGN

        John Avalos paid his former paramour and his soon-to-be former legislative aide Rachel Redondiez more than $30,000 from his failed mayoral campaign according to SF Ethics Commission 2011 filings. Likely being Avalos’ highest paid campaign staffer, she received $28,888 in salary or fees and another $2,806 in miscellaneous […]

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    The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) is Now Accepting Submissions for CAAMFest 2015

        CAAMFest is the nation’s largest showcase for new Asian and Asian American films,  presenting approximately 130 works in San Francisco, Berkeley and Oakland. Since 1982, the annual festival has been an important launching point for Asian American independent filmmakers as well as a […]

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  • At  Saratoga History Museum, featured Chinese watercolor artist Doan ZhaoNan  meets CHCP Co-Founding members Lillian Gong Guy, Cynthia Chang and Gerrye Wong

    On the Scene: Community Role Models

      In my work sharing news with you, I am fortunate to come across leaders in the communities and often feel they are unsung heroes who contribute quietly as role models in our Asian American society. I would like to tell you about some of […]

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    Adobo Festival Returns on Aug. 23 and 24 to Union City

    “MAGNIFICO”! That, in a word, is the essence of food. delectable, irresistible, magical, lighting fires in the heart. Once again, the most sought-after Filipino dish, the ADOBO, is coming your way. J. S. Camins Productions in cooperation GMA Pinoy TV is whipping-up a double wham […]

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    New Generation Nikkei Fund Launches to Support Japantowns

    The New Generation Nikkei Fund has recently been created in order to inspire a new generation of philanthropists to support the nation’s three Japantowns – San Francisco, San Jose, and Los Angeles.  Envisioned by the next generation of stakeholders of the Japanese American community, the New Generation Nikkei […]

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    Asian Women’s Shelter Offers Support For the Community

    Do you have friends who experience violence in their lives? Do you wish you could help them to leave the situation? Is language a barrier for them to seek help? Asian Women’s Shelter can help you. It was founded in 1988 to address the needs […]

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    Bindlestiff Presents the Guerrillas of Powell Street

        The English-language world premiere of playwright Rody Vera’s Mga Gerilya sa Powell Street (The Guerrillas of Powell Street) opens July 12 (through August 2) at Bindlestiff Studio. Based on the award-winning novel of the same title by former San Francisco Chronicle reporter Benjamin […]

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    Japan Film Festival of SF Welcomes Yuki Furukawa

      San Francisco, CA – The 2014 Japan Film Festival of San Francisco, the first and only fully-dedicated Japanese film celebration for the S.F. Bay Area, invites cinema fans to welcome special Guest of Honor, the Japanese actor Yûki Furukawa, for the special U.S. theatrical premiere of  “wo ai ni” in TOKYO. […]

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  • Controller John Chiang. Photo courtesy of John Chiang

    REVENGE OF THE BEAN COUNTERS

        REVENGE OF THE BEAN COUNTERS Syphilis and taxes helped bring down Al Capone, not just Eliot Ness who got the headlines and legend for taking the mobster down. History and Hollywood didn’t give equal billing to US Treasury Department’saccountant Frank J. Wilson for nailing Capone for income tax evasion…In […]

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    Pistahan Parade and Festival to Raise Awareness and Support for Typhoon Haiyan Disaster Areas

      SAN FRANCISCO – Experience the best of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the 21st Annual Pistahan Parade and Festival on Aug. 9-10, 2014 at the Yerba Buena Gardens located at Mission and 4th Streets. The event is the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in […]

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