By WILL WEISSERT WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on April 8, an acknowledgment that the former vice president is too far ahead for him to have any reasonable […]
Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang drew backlash for urging fellow Asian Americans to display more “American-ness.” In a Washington Post editorial on April 1, he called on them to avoid confrontation and do acts of goodwill like volunteering and helping neighbors. “Being ‘the good Asian’ has not fared well for Asian Americans,” said Cynthia […]
The Uwajimaya Village parking lot is now open for community use between 8 a.m.–9 p.m. Whether you’re getting take-out from a restaurant, grabbing some bubble tea, or supporting a local area business in any way—you can use the Uwajimaya Village Parking for up to one hour. Parking validation will not be required. Uwajimaya says it […]
By RACHEL LA CORTE Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on April 2 extended orders to keep non-essential businesses closed and most of the state’s more than 7 million residents home through May 4, saying social distancing measures must remain in place an additional month to minimize the spread of the […]
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Schools in Washington state will remain physically closed for the remainder of the school year while more than 1.2 million public and private K-12 students continue distance learning at least until mid-June due to the coronavirus outbreak, officials said on April 6. Schools have been shut statewide since March 17 and […]
Seattle police are looking for a man who is suspected in at least three burglaries to businesses in the Chinatown-International District (ID) neighborhood and downtown. Risan Umarov, 29, was arrested on March 22 for burglary and booked into King County Jail, but released the following day. Detectives believe he committed two more burglaries, one to […]
Last week, two good Samaritans wanted to donate masks to the Asian Weekly. Initially, I declined. We have bought masks for ourselves and our employees. My oldest son, who works in Hong Kong, mailed us two boxes of masks.
“Little America” is a collection of 30 episodes meant to demonstrate to audiences the “collective” that is the United States.
Up until recently, the notion of spending an evening in an art gallery alone, forcibly sequestered from anyone else while you regard the exhibits, would have seemed at least mildly far out.