On the Scene Archive

  • Kids steal the show.

    News and Views of Young and Old

          Want to hear a hidden history story of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the Civil War of the United States?  My good friend Ruthanne Lum McCunn will be giving an illustrated talk about her latest book, CHINESE YANKEE, which tells the story […]

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  • Stuarts of Los Altos fashions modeled at Chi Am Circle Benefit Luncheon.

    Memories of a Golden Legacy – 50 Years of Community Involvement

          If you were wondering why there was no On the Scene news during the month of March, it was because ye columnist was kept busy with the Chi Am Circle club members putting on a gala celebration to commemorate the club’s 50thanniversary.   […]

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  • San Francisco Symphony Honorary Chairs David and Sharon Seto welcome Calvin and Gerrye Wong.

    On the Scene: March

      EXCITEMENT IN SPORTS AND MUSIC What excitement reigned when the Golden State Warriors donned Chinese New Year uniforms for the first time ever at a home game in Oakland’s Oracle Arena February 20 to tip off Chinese New Year of the Ram. In the […]

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  • Diana Ding, seated far right, features Chi Am Circle member panelists and coordinators to her Santa Clara station to discuss the group’s fundraising causes. L to r standing Muriel Kao, Mabel Lai, Emily Lo, Susan Lee,  Beverly Harada, Jennie Leung; Seated Paulette Curby, Gerrye Wong, Sylvia Eng.

    Chinese New Year

      Every year when Chinese New Year time rolls around, a much anticipated event for San Franciscans is the San Francisco Symphony’s Annual Lunar Year celebration in Davies Symphony Hall. Drums will roll and lions will dance on February 21, Saturday when there will be […]

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    Chinese New Year Celebrations

    Every year when Chinese New Year time rolls around, a much anticipated event for San Franciscans is the San Francisco Symphony’s Annual Lunar Year celebration in Davies Symphony Hall. Drums will roll and lions will dance on February 21, Saturday when there will be a […]

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  • Panelists on DingDingTV discuss the fate of Vallco Center in Cupertino.

    On the Scene: February 2015

      MUSIC IN THE AIR There’s no doubt that San Francisco Symphony knows how to throw a party and when it is in honor of their beloved maestro, Michael Tilson Thomaas 70th birthday, all stops were pulled. Where else would you have a concert with […]

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  • California golfers Deanna Hom, Marie & Ray Lu, Herb Hom and Calvin Wong brave winds at Makai Golf Course.

    On the Scene: Heaven in Hawaii

      Although we have had mainly dry weather in California, the temps are cold, the winds chilling. So what better escape than to go to the island of Kauai, often called the most exotic of all the Hawaiian Islands. Met up with an old friend, […]

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    On the Scene: Happy Holiday Daze

        Coming up right away — I’ve always been a fan of the lively and vivacious Rita Moreno and now San Franciscans have a chance to see her in action as she narrates PETER AND THE WOLF backed by the San Francisco Symphony Youth […]

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  • Franz Collection VP Joe Woulfe and Rita Beckman congratulate  Fusako Hoyrup on her beautiful floral decoration accenting the Franz vase.

    On the Scene: November News

      As the holidays come upon us, there are so many places to go, events to attend, and shows to see. At the SHN Curran Theatre I was taken back to my memories of the 1950s when my favorite comedy show on my black and […]

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  • Gala co-chairs Jenny Lin, Limin Hu and Lillian Lin.

    Friends of Children With Special Needs Gala Resounding Success

          Each year, Friends of Children with Special Needs (FCSN) has drawn  close to 800 supporters from  the East Bay communities to their annual fundraising gala. This year, their theme was BUILD OUR DREAM IN SOUTH BAY, and because in recent years, they […]

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