It promises to be more disruptive than the construction of the First Hill streetcar. On May 23, elected leaders on the regional transit board voted on May 23 to keep at least four Chinatown-International District (C-ID) light rail station alternatives alive for environmental study. The first option is to put trains directly under 5th Avenue […]
“This is a real cultural tragedy,” said Nate Miles about Keiro Northwest’s recent announcement that it is closing its nursing home and other facilities.
Today — at the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike Ceremony marking the completion of the transcontinental railroad — is a day to commemorate the achievement of the railroads and railroad workers who risked everything to make the Transcontinental Railroad a reality.
Greetings. I am a descendant of a Chinese railroad worker, an American, and speaking about American history.
It’s Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), a full month of celebrating our community’s culture, history, and traditions, while looking towards the future. APAHM came about when Congress passed a resolution in 1978 to designate a week to celebrate Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. May was chosen because it’s when the first […]
A Chinese family allegedly paid a whopping $6.5 million to crooked college prep adviser William “Rick” Singer in the nationwide admissions scandal — but still haven’t been charged in the case, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal last month. The family wasn’t identified in the report, but the paper does reveal the […]
This week on April 24, Tiger Woods, 43, made history. He won another Masters Tournament — the 15th major one of his entire career — but notably, his first major win in more than a decade. It was a decade filled with controversy and setbacks — professional and personal. Woods, the son of Thai mother […]
Port of Seattle Commission President Courtney Gregoire said earlier this month that she will not run for re-election this fall. Her position 2 term ends at the end of 2019. The Port of Seattle is governed by five commissioners who serve four-year terms and establish Port policy. Port Commission meetings are normally held at 12 […]
Japan may lose its first tennis superstar — Naomi Osaka. The 21-year-old currently holds U.S. and Japanese citizenship. However, by Japanese law, anyone with dual citizenship must choose whether they want to retain or give up their Japanese passport when they turn 22. For Osaka, that moment-of-truth is coming up in six months — Oct. […]
One of the biggest blind spots in the U.S. workforce today is environments in which one mode of thinking is seen as the “right” way. Lack of diversity in thought and perspectives is one of the most dangerous enemies of achieving company or organizational goals. When we talk about diversity, we often default to ethnic […]