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        IMPERFECT STORM: With balloting well under way this month for the June 3 election, there’s no sexy national, state or local races like a White House election to lift turnout and all political campaign boats in California. 2014 early on was shaping up […]

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    Kickstarter to Support Documentary on Post-WWII Resettlement of Japanese Americans Underway

      Japanese American filmmaker Matthew Hashiguchi launched a Kickstarter campaign earlier this month to raise $15,000 for the development of Good Luck Soup Interactive. Good Luck Soup Interactive is an interactive documentary and participatory storytelling project that will reveal what’s happened to the Japanese American […]

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    Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles Launches Your Vote Matters 2014 Campaign

    LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles announced the launch of the Your Vote Matters 2014 campaign, which seeks to empower, mobilize, and protect Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (NHPI) voters during the June 3 primary and November 4 general elections. The campaign’s […]

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    Nihonmachi Street Fair Hosts Aloha By the Bay Fundraiser on June 14

        Aloha. One small word with many meanings: love, peace, goodbye, hello. Like the Nihonmachi Street Fair, which has been celebrating diversity and community involvement for forty years, the word Aloha inspires one to interpret its meaning emotionally, personally, ever changing, and with a […]

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      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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  • (L-R) MC Karen Soto, Gala Vice Chair Christine Wu, Award recipients John Loh for Outstanding Asian in Business for revitalizing Oakland Chinatown, Carl Chan for Outstanding Community Leader, & Ted Dang accepting Lifetime Achievement award on behalf of Joe Shoong (in memoriam), Gala Chair Divine Boal, & in front- Kindergartener Trophy Assistant Lukas Dittmar (photo by Chi Chin)

    Gala Draws Hundreds in Celebration of Yu Ming Charter School’s Third Year

        Oakland – More than 200 supporters of Yu Ming Charter School came together this past Saturday, March 29, to enjoy a night of fun, excitement and lively bidding at the school’s third annual fundraising gala. Participants gathered to ring in the Year of […]

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    Sriacha and Tapatio Featured in New Exhibit

      Los Angeles, CA – Two of America’s leading hot sauce brands, Huy Fong Sriracha and Tapatio, provide the inspiration for a new art exhibition, L.A. Heat: Taste-Changing Condiments running at the Chinese American Museum (CAM) now through July 12. L.A. Heat is the brainchild of CAM […]

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    Celebration of Vietnamese Arts & History Set for March 2

    Au Co Vietnamese Cultural Center proudly presents the Second Annual Celebration of Vietnamese Arts & History on Sunday, March 2 at Florence Gould Theater in the Legion of Honor located at 100 34th Avenue in San Francisco. Join them for a day of cultural appreciation […]

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    No Asians Harmed at Skagit River Bridge Disaster or in Burning Taxi

    [Hu's On First] Well I’ve seen the Great Blizzard of  1978, toured the 1989 San Francisco and Santa Cruz earthquake, the great Oakland Hills fire, and now I took my sons to see the great I5 Skagit  River Bridge collapse in Washington, a bridge we […]

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    3rd Annual AHSC Cinema Showcase Features Short Films and Music Videos

    The Center for Asian American Media(CAAM) presents 3rd Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration (AHSC) Cinema Showcase  Date: Saturday, May 18th, 2013 Time: 2pm to 4pm Location: Asian Art Museum (200 Larkin Street, Samsung Hall) Admission to the museum will be free all day and there is […]

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