UPDATE 2: There are pictures of three persons of interest related to Danny Vega’s beating. Also, Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound is offering a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest and charge of this crime. Read more here.
Archives for November 2011
Aki Kurose Middle School Academy in south Seattle has been named the winner of the 2011 Get Schooled Fall Attendance Challenge. The students and staff will be recognized with a star-studded event and significant college scholarships later this winter. Sponsored by the Get Schooled Foundation, the friendly competition included nearly 80,000 students at 73 schools […]
Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts: Frederick “Rick” Barton – Assistant Secretary for Conflict and Stabilization Operations and Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization, Department of State Arun Majumdar – Under Secretary of Energy, Department of Energy Marie F. Smith – Member, Social Security Advisory Board
National JACL offers scholarship program for 2012 The National Japanese American Citizen’s League (JACL) has kicked off its scholarship program for the 2012 academic year. The JACL offers over 30 awards, with an annual total of more than $70,000 in scholarships. Awards are available in the following categories: freshman, undergraduate, graduate, law, creative & performing arts, and financial […]
Seattle City Council will create a new department in 2012 to address immigrant and refugee issues. The new Seattle Office for Immigrant and Refugee Affairs will coordinate City departments’ efforts to improve access to programs and services for immigrant and refugee communities, including addressing language and cultural barriers. The Office also will work closely with […]
Next year will mark the 125th anniversary of the massacre of as many as 34 Chinese gold miners in Hells Canyon at what is today named Chinese Massacre Cove. A memorial to the miners is being developed and will be dedicated at the site next June 22. “We cannot give the victims justice after so […]
The first moving-image lecture series devoted to a major tradition in world art is coming alive online, and in high definition. The subject: 1500 years of Chinese pictorial art. In 37 hours of audio-visual exploration into the history and details of treasured works now scattered across the globe, the series, “A Pure and Remote View,” presents thousands of Chinese […]
Alana Raye, 17, is releasing her new single by Jan. 1, which will be followed by her debut EP next spring. Singer-songwriter Raye is a Seattle-born artist who now lives in Portland, Ore.
Bayani Store, Inc. recently launched its new website, BayaniStore.com. Now, rather than spend time traveling, shopping and packing balikbayan boxes for often delayed and risky shipments, Filipinos can simply go online to the website and click to select all the items they want to send to friends and loved ones back home in the Philippines.
FOX has ordered a third season of the hit culinary competition series “Masterchef.” Chef Gordon Ramsay will once again give talented amateur cooks the chance to prove to him, and to fellow judges, restaurateur Joe Bastianich (Del Posto, Eataly) and Chef Graham Elliot (Graham Elliot, Grahamwich), that they have what it takes to make their […]