By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Congressman Jim McDermott introduced a bill last week that would right a wrong inflicted upon many Asian American cannery workers more than 30 years ago. The amendment to the 1991 Civil Rights Act would strike language that has prevented cannery workers from seeking legal damages for discrimination.
The colorful Year of the Dragon stamp is the latest collectible in the U.S. Postal Service’s Celebrating Lunar New Year series, which began in 2008 with the Year of the Rat.
By Peter Schurmann and Summer Chiang New America Media SAN FRANCISCO — San Mateo resident Dan Lin Shen says he often comes to San Francisco’s Chinatown to purchase fresh produce. But if a proposed piece of legislation that seeks to impose a tax on the use of plastic shopping bags goes forward, the 63-year-old says […]
The Be Here Get There campaign is a research-driven, incentive-based campaign designed to raise awareness and improve academic achievement by improving citywide school attendance.
By Judy Lin The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s governor announced Friday, Oct. 7, that he signed a bill banning the sale, trade, and possession of shark fins to protect the world’s dwindling shark population.
On July 7, U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell applauded committee passage of a comprehensive trade package, including free trade agreements with South Korea, Panama, and Colombia, as well as an extension of Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) through 2013.
Dr. Arun Raha first arrived in Washington state from Kanpur, India, 26 years ago to earn his Doctor of Philosophy in Economics at Washington
What is a mother to do? I’m a single parent raising two daughters who have severe asthma and eczema, which require ongoing medical attention.
When Phyllis Wise was younger, she worried that her decision to start a family would stall her career. She knew she wasn’t advancing as quickly as her peers, and guilt plagued her.
This picture was sent in by a reader who complained about the post office taking up the street parking in Chinatown/International District.