Potstickers by Samson Wong Archive

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    Potstickers Back Next Thursday

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

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  • San Jose mayoral campaign volunteers for Madison Nguyen and Dave Cortese hoist lawn signs after Vietnamese American community debate.

    TRUST AND APOLOGIES IN SAN JOSE

        TRUST AND APOLOGIES IN SAN JOSE Major divide between Vietnamese American supporters of San Jose mayoral candidates as older generation backed Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese while younger generation of VietAms supported San Jose Vice Mayor and Councilwoman Madison Nguyen. Outside Evergreen […]

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  • Police Commissioner and Asian Law Caucus attorney Angela Chan introduces embattled Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi at his Jan. 8 inauguration. Mirkarimi is accused of domestic violence against his wife.

    THAT’S THE TICKET – RUN HWANG RUN IN 2016

        One of the criticisms of ousted Police Commissioner Angela Chan – a staff attorney for Asian Law Caucus – was that she didn’t focus enough on Chinatown issues according to this week’s reportage. Chan focused too much on issues such as undocumented immigrant […]

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  • State Board of Equalization member Betty Yee

    GRANDMA UPHOLDS THE YEE FAMILY NAME

      Last week, this column downplayed the impact of State Senator Leland Yee’s legal troubles (he pleaded innocent) on Betty Yee’s campaign for State Controller, especially in light of her rival and Assembly Speaker John Perez’s potential ethical issues and the contagion of the Yee-Wright-Calderon scandals (See below and “Potstickers” on […]

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    Asians in Politics Here to Stay

      Will there be guilt by ethnic and ethics association in 2014? Board of Equalization member Betty Yee could be one casualty in her bid to succeed State Controller John Chiang against Assembly Speaker John Perez according to observers like USC senior fellow Sherry Bebitch […]

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  • State Senator Leland Yee

    PREPARING FOR THE YEE CONTAGION

       For Democrats, California is a toxic ethical environment with the legal troubles of State Senator Leland Yee of San Francisco and his LA County colleagues – Roderick Wright of Inglewood and Ron Calderon of Montebello. Republicans – thanks to the trio – could regain […]

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    ALICE LIKES CHIU WHILE HARVEY LOVES CAMPOS

        ALICE LIKES CHIU WHILE HARVEY LOVES CAMPOS As this column pointed out (See “Potstickers” on 9/26/13 at tinyurl.com/lwlntx6), the key to Assembly District 17 candidate David Chiu’s election is his ability to carve out enough LGBT support. At the same time, Chiu needs […]

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    MADISON WIN OR NO NGUYEN FOR MAYOR

    MADISON WIN OR NO NGUYEN FOR MAYOR Spins in two different stories on a scientific poll for a 2014 election that could make Madison Nguyen the first Vietnamese American Mayor of San Jose and leader of the tech capital of Silicon Valley and the world. […]

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