Bay Area Archive

  • Joanne T. Chou. Photo by Jennifer Yin

    Joanne Chou Appointed Chief Financial Officer of Asian Art Museum

      SAN FRANCISCO — The Asian Art Museum announced today the appointment of Joanne T. Chou as the museum’s new chief financial officer, a key leadership position overseeing the financial management of the museum and the accuracy and integrity of the museum’s financial systems. Reporting […]

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    J-POP SUMMIT FESTIVAL RETURNS TO S.F. WITH AN EARLY TREAT NEXT WEEKEND AT NEW PEOPLE

      San Francisco, CA – The 2014 J-POP SUMMIT Festival, San Francisco’s annual celebration of Japanese pop culture, music, fashion and film, joins with Japanese entertainment company, ASOBISYSTEM, to announce a special early treat for fashion and pop culture fans as it presents a personal appearance […]

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  • (L-R) MC Karen Soto, Gala Vice Chair Christine Wu, Award recipients John Loh for Outstanding Asian in Business for revitalizing Oakland Chinatown, Carl Chan for Outstanding Community Leader, & Ted Dang accepting Lifetime Achievement award on behalf of Joe Shoong (in memoriam), Gala Chair Divine Boal, & in front- Kindergartener Trophy Assistant Lukas Dittmar (photo by Chi Chin)

    Gala Draws Hundreds in Celebration of Yu Ming Charter School’s Third Year

        Oakland – More than 200 supporters of Yu Ming Charter School came together this past Saturday, March 29, to enjoy a night of fun, excitement and lively bidding at the school’s third annual fundraising gala. Participants gathered to ring in the Year of […]

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  • On March 24th, a town hall meeting took place in Morrissey Hall of St. Mary’s Medical Center to discuss a two-cent tax per fluid ounce on soda and sugary drinks. Speakers included Supervisors Eric Mar and Scott Wiener.

    Town Hall Discusses New Soda Tax Proposal

      On March 24th, a town hall meeting took place in Morrissey Hall of St. Mary’s Medical Center to discuss a two-cent tax per fluid ounce on soda and sugary drinks. Speakers included Supervisors Eric Mar and Scott Wiener. Mar said he’s co-sponsoring the measure […]

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  • Veronica De La Cruz

    Veronica De La Cruz Named New Anchor For KPIX5/KBCW

      San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose—Veronica De La Cruz has been named an anchor for KPIX 5/KBCW, effective Monday, May 5.   She will co-anchor the weekday 6 p.m.  newscasts on KPIX 5 with Ken Bastida, and the weeknight  10 p.m. newscast on KBCW, also with Ken Bastida. De La Cruz most recently worked for MSNBC, […]

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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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    JCCCNC to Launch Brand New Website

      San Francisco – The Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC) is pleased to announce the launch of their brand new website on Saturday, April 19th. Designed with a fresh new look and user-friendly navigation, the JCCCNC staff has been hard at work with Flair […]

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    Mayor Lee Announces Certification of Tagalog for Limited English Speakers in SF

      SAN FRANCISCO - Mayor Edwin M. Lee with Board President David Chiu, Supervisors John Avalos and Jane Kim and local community partners yesterday announced the certification of Filipino (Tagalog), the most commonly spoken Filipino language in the Bay Area and the official language of the […]

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    Telltale Signs: Sen. Leland Yee and the Politics of Pay to Play

        No group was more shell shocked than the Bay Area Filipino community by the news last week that State Sen. Leland Yee was arrested by the FBI on seven federal felony charges related to public corruption and gun trafficking charges. It was not […]

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    ON LOK LIFEWAYS HOSTS CENTENARIANS LONGEVITY CELEBRATION

      San Francisco, CA – On Lok Lifeways will be honoring and recognizing its seniors who are enjoying life beyond 100 years of age at the Centenarians Longevity Celebration on April 3.  The Centenarian Longevity Celebration will include lion dancing, musical and dance performances as well […]

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