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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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    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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    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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  • Jeremy Lin's family and Linsanity director Evan Leong (fourth from right) at the Opening Night premiere. Photo by Michael Jeong.

    CAAMFest Concludes 11 Days of Inspired Storytelling and Innovation in Film, Music and Food

      SAN FRANCISCO – CAAMFest successfully concluded after 11 days of expanded programs in film, music and food featuring over 100 films and a variety of music performances, food salons and media workshops. Formerly the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, the largest of its kind, […]

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    An Insider’s Guide to the History of San Francisco’s Chinatown

    Renowned architect and Chinese American studies historian Philip P. Choy presents an insider’s guide to the history of San Francisco’s Chinatown in his newest book:  San Francisco Chinatown: A Guide to Its History. Choy will lead a lecture and slide presentation in English on Saturday, October […]

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    Japanese Tea Ceremony Conference at SFSU on Nov. 10

    The Dilena Takeyama Center and San Francisco State University is hosting Ocha Zanmai: San Francisco International Conference on Chanoyu and Tea Cultures, an interdisciplinary conference on the study of chanoyu,  the Japanese tea ceremony. Scholars, researchers, tea masters, museum curators, professionals, students, artists and members of the public are invited […]

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