By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY InterIm Community Development Association (InterImCDA) is working to develop an affordable workforce housing mixed-use project at 714 South King Street — where the Four Seas restaurant and parking lot currently occupy. The restaurant, owned and operated by the Chan family, will have to close in order for the development […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly The small Seattle chapter of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA) has surprised many with its boldness and drive to host the national convention on Aug. 6-9 for the first time in the Emerald City. “We were the newest and smallest chapter of CACA two years ago,” said Maxine […]
By Johnny Pak For Northwest Asian Weekly Actors, producers, directors, and about 200 other extras, including myself, all converged in Seattle’s Chinatown for the filming of “The Man in the High Castle” on Sept. 30.
By Assunta Ng What killed Elaine Akagi, president of the Japanese American Citizens League Seattle chapter? Selflessness. A former educator, Akagi was the co-chair for the group’s national convention at the Bellevue Hyatt Hotel last July. She was sick while working on the convention, but her selfless attitude pushed her to continue giving and serving the […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly “I just advise that your son marry a Chinese girl,” my friend said. “I am doing you a favor.” That happened a few years ago. I wanted to shout, “How dare you!” But I swallowed the words in my throat because I didn’t want to regret them later. “I […]
Local community members sponsored a meet-and-greet with Seattle Central Community College (SCCC) President Paul Killpatrick at the Four Seas Restaurant in the International District. The event was organized by Al Sugiyama.
Local community members gathered together at the Four Seas Restaurant in the International District to raise money.
Seattle City Councilmember Tom Rasmussen held a fundraiser at Four Seas Restaurant. About 40 people attended the event and $4,000
There was an appreciation reception for Tim Otani for his work at Washington Mutual (later Chase) at the Four Seas Restaurant.
At the reception, community members thanked Otani for helping to get millions of dollars in funding to low-income and underserved communities throughout the Northwest.
Tim Otani spent 17 years with Washington Mutual (now Chase). He recently announced his departure from the company. Now you may ask, why are we writing an editorial about a man who worked for a financial institution?