Since he started working for Obama, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke’s wish was to bring the president of the United States to his hometown. Last week, Locke got his wish.
Vera and Joey Ing have been role models in giving. The Ings celebrated their 50th anniversary last Saturday with about 250 friends at the Wing.
On July 26, President Barack Obama appointed Daphne Kwok of San Francisco as chair of his advisory commission on Asian American and Pacific Islanders.
When Celia and Larry Lee celebrated their 50th anniversary last Saturday at the Imperial Garden Restaurant, guests noticed their youthful good looks.
SHANGHAI — U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke is leading an American trade mission to China, aiming to boost clean energy technology sales
The White House’s Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) Initiative held a live web chat with U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke on May 4
On Dec. 28, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke announced a $1.6 million Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant to the Lummi Nation of Bellingham, Wash., to help build the Gateway Center business incubator facility in Ferndale, Wash. The project is expected to create 200 jobs and generate $4 million in private investment, according to estimates.
It’s no secret that Eric Liu was former President Bill Clinton’s speech writer and political adviser, but word on the street is that he might run for the 37th district seat in the Washington State Senate.
In a year of recession gloom, business closures, and newspapers dying in droves — why are we, a small paper, still here? Why didn’t we fear that Northwest Asian Weekly would be next? Why didn’t we blame the competition that caused us so much grief, such as Craigslist and other Internet advertising? Why do we feel lucky, energized, and strengthened by the economic turmoil?
The Census Bureau responded that “in these difficult times, we’ve made it a priority to hire reliable people who need jobs.” It said the agency has worked with the Labor Department to recruit people looking for work and has partnered regionally and locally with one-stop employment centers. The bureau said it has also worked with state and local governments to ensure that temporary census workers not lose certain benefits.