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    THE NORTHWEST BECKONED by Gerrye Wong

    ON THE SCENE   THE NORTHWEST BECKONED  by Gerrye Wong November 1, 2015 VISITING VANCOUVER AND SEATTLE Fall is a wonderful time to trek to the northwest state of Washington and cross the border to visit Vancouver, Canada. Virgin America Airlines ran an enticing two […]

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  • San Jose and Santa Clara Mayors come to support AACI event

    ON THE SCENE by Gerrye Wong

    COMMUNITY MILESTONES AND LIFE’S HAPPENINGS                                             San Jose and Santa Clara City Mayors are welcomed by AACI leaders  Gerrye Wong, Michele Lew and Cam Vu   Asian American for Community Involvement’s (AACI) annual fundraiser proved their theme BETTER TOGETHER was a winner because they bested […]

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  • Californians visit Bryce Canyon National Park

    FALL FUN IS HERE

    ON THE SCENE OCTOBER 10, 2015 By Gerrye Wong FALL FUN IS HERE   Seeing magnificent fall colors of bright yellow on the road up to Zion and Bryce National Parks were Foster City visitors Mel and Jeanie Lee, George and Frances Pon, and Victor […]

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    VIDEO: Pacquiao fought with injured right shoulder in Mayweather bout

    Las Vegas, Nev. —Manny Pacquiao’s camp claims that their fighter fought Saturday night’s mega-bout against Floyd Mayweather Jr. with a shoulder injury he suffered three to four weeks before the fight. “I (backed) off because it hurt,” Pacquiao said at Saturday’s post-fight press conference. “… […]

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    Sansei Live This Saturday!

      Kimochi and KTVU’s Jana Katsuyama invite you to join Sansei Live! this Saturday, October 18th, 2014, 6:30pm – Midnight. This year’s event, ‘IS-SHO-NI,’ will be held at the Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco Japantown. It’s a black and white party with dance club attire (not a formal black tie affair). Live […]

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    NO ON PROP G – A 24% Tax Is Always the Wrong Answer

      Proposition G on this November’s ballot would be a disaster for San Francisco and the Asian American community if passed. San Francisco already has one of the highest tax rates in the country – when one considers all the local fees, public bond payments, […]

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    TURN ON APA VOTERS OR TURN OUT THE LIGHTS

        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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  • Aloha by the Bay

    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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