The Obama camp’s local methods “There are people that will not vote for a person of color,” former Washington state Gov. Gary Locke told a gathering of voters at an event sponsored by the Washington State Asian American Pacific Islanders for Obama on Saturday night, Oct. 4th. He told the young voters in attendance at the Typhoon! restaurant in downtown Seattle that regardless of the polls, “not to take the election for granted.”
After nearly three decades of living, working and going to school in this country, I finally took the oath of citizenship earlier this year. To my great astonishment, my parents were not far behind. What took us so long? Why had we waited until this past year to apply for citizenship?
The two issues that concern most Americans regarding health care are the number of uninsured and affordability. About 47 million Americans, or nearly one in six, are uninsured.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — What started as a dispute over what to name a retail district in San Jose may end up getting a city councilwoman removed from office.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Residents of Philadelphia’s Chinatown section are outraged over plans to locate the Foxwoods Casino in their neighborhood.
Two Japanese scientists and a Japanese American won the 2008 Nobel Prize in physics on Oct. 7 for theoretical advances that help explain the behavior of the smallest particles of matter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The last time LA’s Little Tokyo tried getting back to its Japanese roots, it was in the early 1980s with the Japanese Village Plaza, a warren of sweets shops, tea stands and trinket stores under sloping glazed-tile roofs.
“We need more job security, more raises and benefits,” said female Korean American Lee*, 43, an electrician at the Everett-based Boeing plant.