On the Scene Archive

  • Californians visit Bryce Canyon National Park


    ON THE SCENE OCTOBER 10, 2015 By Gerrye Wong FALL FUN IS HERE   Seeing magnificent fall colors of bright yellow on the road up to Zion and Bryce National Parks were Foster City visitors Mel and Jeanie Lee, George and Frances Pon, and Victor […]

    Full Story

  • South Bay Chinese Club Charter Members Amy Jang, George and Dorothy Louie welcome all to 50th anniversary luncheon

    Happenings And Hits

    ON THE SCENE HAPPENINGS AND HITS   by Gerrye Wong       September 20, 2015 Anniversaries Abound South Bay Chinese Club Charter Members Amy Jang, George and Dorothy Louie at 50th Anniversary. Congratulations to the SOUTH BAY CHINESE CLUB on its 50th Anniversary which was celebrated recently with […]

    Full Story

  • Rancho Bernardo Inn Golf Course

    California–Here We Come

    ON THE SCENE by Gerrye Wong CALIFORNIA – HERE WE COME September 6, 2015 Rancho Bernardo Inn’s Marketing Manager Rebecca Wallace, standing 2nd from left, with Golf Assistant Nolan Schmuckle, welcome San Diego Chinese Golf Club leaders. Summer is a good time to enjoy our own home […]

    Full Story

  • Kara Christensen of Choose Chicago and Cultural Cenhter staff welcome Californians

    Chicago Charms All Ages

    Family bonding times are always a blessing not to be missed, so when I asked my 19 year old college sophomore granddaughter Melissa Matsuura where we could escape together for a four day girls getaway to a place she had not visited before,  she said, […]

    Full Story

  • “Between US and China” TV program premiere was seen by Director Hongyu Liu, George Leong, Diana Ding and Jack Jia.


      The sun shone brightly on very happy faces celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Manford Wongs plus the 70th birthday of Wanda Wong.   Twelve very excited grandchildren surrounded the happy couple sharing stories of their happy lives under the wings of Manford, a retired high […]

    Full Story

  • Consul General of China  Luo Linquan welcomes Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation supporters to his residence in San Francisco.


        A select group of dedicated supporters of Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation were recently honored to be at a private dinner at the beautiful home of Consul General Luo Linguan of the People’s Republic of China in San Francisco.  At the elaborate dinner […]

    Full Story

  • Dr. Michael Wong with sons Braden and Garrett visit popular Double Arches.

    On the Scene: See America First

          With the economy booming in Northern California, it seems people are taking vacations to all corners of the earth. Everyone knows I am a dedicated lover  of international travel destinations, but this summer, we decided to see America instead for our annual family […]

    Full Story

  • Thirty  Happy Chi Am Circle recipients of 2015 scholarship grants totaling over $80,000.

    Celebrating the Stages of Life

        CHI AM CIRCLE once again made 30 young high school seniors very happy when they were awarded the club’s annual scholarship grants at a dinner recently at the China Stix Restaurant in Santa Clara.  As always, proprietor Frank Chang opened up his large […]

    Full Story

  • The ladies walk the Shanghai  Bund and see skyscrapers all around.

    China – A Bargain For All Seasons

      I have never booked a vacation over the Internet but people tell me this is the new wave so when I saw what looked like a real bargain of a trip  to China, I decided to join the social media generation and take a […]

    Full Story

  • Enjoying cruising by castles on hillsides were Gerrye Wong, Judy Chin and Shirley Chang.

    On The Scene Cruising Europe’s Rhine River

        It has been said by many river boat travelers that the Rhine River is one of the most picturesque and interesting rivers to visit, so when I saw one of my favorite companies, Viking Cruises was offering the Rhine destination on a new […]

    Full Story