On the Scene Archive

  • Chairman Jennifer Lee greets Jan Yanehiro, Thuy Vu and friend to Kristi Yamaguchi dinner.


    When the Bay Area Auxiliary of the Arthritis Foundation puts on a fashion show benefit, its glamour all around on the runway and in the audience alike.  Celebrated New York collection in a great runway fashion show, showing over 40 outfits in just 20 minutes. […]

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  • Saphire Princess captain


      Since I will never be a true princess, I can only imagine from Disney movies what it would be like, but being on a Princess Line Cruise ship,could be second best. Where else could you be greeted daily with smiling faces, all eager to […]

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  • Franz fine porclain dishware is displayed by Rita Beckman and Richard Lo at recent Art Festival in Cupertino.

    Music And Arts Is In The Air

        Broadway By the Bay Patron Services Director Sarah Dunn-Rankin told me  I was in for a fast moving rip roaring high voltage musical show in DREAMGIRLS  and she was right!  When I went to see the show at the historic Fox Theatre in Redwood City, I […]

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  • California visitors  Garrett Wong, Melissa and Justin Matsuura are shown Montreal’s Queen Elizabeth Hotel’s rooftop garden by Hotel Associate Maude.

    On the Scene: O Canada Land of Wonderful Sights

        For our annual family vacation this year, time restraints prevented us from going to Europe to celebrate two grandchildren-graduates ready to embark on college careers. We found the best alternative was to fly to Canada’s very European cities, Montreal and Quebec. All too […]

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  • Moanalani Jeffrey catches Samantha Seto with siblings setting up sales of Chinese goods for the San Francisco Symphony Gift Shop at  San Francisco’s Davies Hall.

    On the Scene: Making News

      Viewing Vu The beautiful face of Thuy Vu has graced Bay Area television screens since the 1990s when her first job was as a reporter and fill-in anchor for KPIX. She joined ABC7 in 2000 to co-anchor the ABC7 Sunday Morning News, and also was a reporter based in South Bay Bureau.  An Emmy […]

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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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  • Meeting at their West San Jose building were new and old Board Directors of Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI)

    On The Scene: Summer News

        SUMMER NEWS When you think of summer, it brings thoughts of blue skies, pleasant breezes and a busy schedule of weddings, graduations, and celebrations. In Hawaii, The Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii held an auspicious inauguration for its new president Robert Yu […]

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  • Claudia Quan of Lafayette and Carol Fong of Sunnyvale traveled far to meet Lisa See at her Menlo Park Kepler’s Book Store appearance to get a signed copy of her new book China Dolls.

    On the Scene: Everyone’s A Celebrity

      Everyone’s a Celebrity I was first going to name this column Celebrity Time but when I started thinking about it, everyone’s a celebrity in their own time and place.  So here goes with whom I met and who’s made the news this time. LISA SEE […]

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  • Happily receiving proclamation from City of Saratoga City Council were members of the Organization of Chinese American Women –Silicon Valley Chapter

    On the Scene

    Names in the News  The City of Saratoga celebrated Asian Pacific Heritage Month by honoring two well recognized organizations inSilicon Valley.  On May 21, Mayor Emily Lo presented a proclamation to the Organization of Chinese American Women – Silicon Valley Chapter, which was founded in 1986. With a membership of about 200 members, […]

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  • “Scholarship Selection Committee”

    On the Scene

          In the Spirit of Giving It always gives me great pleasure to write about non-profit organizations with a giving spirit. This was the atmosphere at the Chi Am Circle Scholarship Awards Dinner on May 16 when 30 high school seniors were happy […]

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