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    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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    AFFAIRS DON’T DOOM POLITICIANS BUT COVERUPS DO

      According to media accounts so far, San Francisco Ethics Commission executive director John St. Croix has not received any allegations of wrongdoing regarding the Supervisor John Avalos relationship with Raquel Redondiez, his Filipina American aide now on leave and seeking work elsewhere. The affair was lawful as long as she received […]

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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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  • Assembly Democratic Caucus leader Phil Ting

    BOO BOO AMONG THE GOOS GOOS

        There are warning signs about how cohesive progressives and their allies are on the influential SF Democratic Party’s central committee, the 32 elected body responsible for issuing election recommendations to more than 200,000 SF Democrats. The committee’s progressives like Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, SF Supervisors John Avalos, David Campos, Eric Mar and […]

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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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  • Tim Lincecum

    IF YOU WANT TO COME AT MARY, BRING IT

      IF YOU WANT TO COME AT MARY, BRING IT No runs, no hits, no errors when playing hardball. You’d thought it was a celebration of hapa Filipino American Giants Timmy Lincecum’s second career no hitter last June 25. That evening, SF Democratic Party Chair Mary Jung attracted many […]

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  • Controller John Chiang. Photo courtesy of John Chiang

    REVENGE OF THE BEAN COUNTERS

        REVENGE OF THE BEAN COUNTERS Syphilis and taxes helped bring down Al Capone, not just Eliot Ness who got the headlines and legend for taking the mobster down. History and Hollywood didn’t give equal billing to US Treasury Department’saccountant Frank J. Wilson for nailing Capone for income tax evasion…In […]

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    Social Notes: Spectacular 36th Annual Dance Festival

          Fancy footwork, artistic handwork and undulating bodies matching the beat of pounding drums made a mesmerizing dance show at the 36th Annual Ethnic Dance Festival held at the Yerba Buena Center, June 5-29. Standing room-only crowds couldn’t stop applauding. The timeless quality […]

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