Aegis Gardens won the prestigious 2017 Senior Housing News Architecture and Design Award for its purposeful design aimed at improving the lives of residents. Located near Lake Boren in Newcastle, Aegis Gardens is the most distinctive Asian American community in America, with an adjacent multicultural center to serve both residents and the public. The design […]
The fourth and final winner of a recent contest where our readers picked the top five biggest stories of 2017 affecting the local API community, has claimed her prize. Zer Vue won a $25 gift certificate to King’s Barbeque House.
Kaiwen Lee, Wilderness Inner-City Leadership Development (WILD) program manager at InterIm CDA, was recently named one of the National Parks and Conservation Association’s “10 under 40” leaders. Lee, 30, has worked with a variety of partners to provide opportunities for youth, including outdoor leadership training and intergenerational enjoyment of the outdoors. Lee empowers the unique […]
Tom Im has been serving as InterIm’s deputy director since his appointment to that role in August 2017. Im has been with the agency since 1997. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in political science. He also has a master’s degree from the University of Hawaii.
More than 100 people attended the 80th birthday celebration for businessman George Hira on Jan. 7. Guests enjoyed Indian food and entertainment at the Pabla Punjabi Palace in SeaTac. Hira was born in the part of India that’s now Pakistan. His family moved to Hong Kong when he was 16, then Hira arrived in the […]
There’s something familiar back in the Chinatown-International District skyline. The neon sign that reportedly cost $15,000 at Tai Tung is a replica of the historic sign taken down in a remodel in the 1960s, which was likely installed in the 1930s. The project was facilitated by SCIDpda and 4Culture.
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, City Attorney Pete Holmes, and Councilmembers M. Lorena González and Teresa Mosqueda took their respective oaths of office at Seattle City Hall on Jan. 8, to begin their official four-year terms. Mosqueda and Durkan were sworn in last November to fill out the remainder of the terms for the elected officials […]
The newly elected state senator for the 45th Legislative District was sworn in on Jan. 8. The event was open to the public as are all floor proceedings during the 2018 Legislative Session. Manka Dhingra filled the seat left vacant by the death of Republican Sen. Andy Hill. Dhingra’s victory put Washington Democrats back in […]
On Jan. 3, the Guangzhou Association of Washington state announced that it has engaged Zhaocheng Zhou, a prominent lawyers from China, as its legal counsel. The Guangzhou Association has strengthened the relationship between the United States and China, in trade, economic development and growth, promoting cultural and educational exchange and building partnerships. Several community members […]
A few of our readers won a recent contest we ran, picking the top five biggest stories of 2017 affecting the local API community. Rochelle Yuen won a $25 gift certificate to Ocean Star, Tony Vo won a $25 gift certificate to Tai Tung, and Rose Wong won a mixed fruitcake from Cake House, which […]