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  • TPS

    Telltale Signs: Why TPS Matters Even Now

      They are often referred to, half-jokingly, as TNTs, the Tagalog acronym for Tago ng Tago (hiding and hiding) or Takot na Takot (very afraid). But it is no laughing matter to be a Filipino out of lawful immigration status in the US, constantly hiding from immigration authorities and […]

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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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  • Victoria Lam

    Victoria Lam: Getting Out and Doing Good

    Ms. Victoria Lam is only a dissertation away from earning her Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from the University of Notre Dame (ND).  In addition to her core studies, Ms. Lam is passionate about connecting youth to the outdoors and recently found a non-profit – “Triple […]

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  • SF Entertainment Commissioner and The Grand owner Steven Lee (left) with Mayor Lee (Courtesy of Steven Lee on Facebook)

    SUGAR & SPRITE, OR WAS THAT SPITE

        American Beverage Association’s $5,000 donation this spring to non-partisan, non-profit Chinese American Voters Education Committee makes for interesting dynamic. ABA’s been spreading goodwill in SF to fight Supervisor Eric Mar’s two cents per ounce soda tax. Among them was David Lee, director of CAVEC, a non-partisan voter registration and […]

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  • Posticker Sig revised

    Potstickers Back Next Week

    Potstickers will be off today and return next Thursday. Readers can still follow @SFPotstickers daily on Twitter.

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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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  • Posticker Sig revised

    Potstickers Back Next Week

    Potstickers will be off today and return next Thursday. Readers can still follow @SFPotstickers daily on Twitter.

    Full Story

  • Posticker Sig revised

    Potstickers Back Next Week

    Potstickers will be off today and return next Thursday. Readers can still follow @SFPotstickers daily on Twitter.

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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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  • 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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