By MICHAEL R. BLOOD Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The presidential contest is dominating national headlines, but the toughest campaign in California might be two years away. The race to replace Gov. Jerry Brown in 2018 is emerging as a potentially historic competition that could bring the state its first Asian governor. State Treasurer John […]
By Melissa Santos The News Tribune TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Vuong Nguyen has spent the past 40 years feeling indebted to former Washington Gov. Dan Evans. This year, the former Vietnamese refugee finally found a way to express his thanks: by giving the former Republican governor a bonsai tree landscape. Nguyen was one of the […]
By Tung Vu For Northwest Asian Weekly It is important for members of our Vietnamese community to honor those who served and sacrificed in Vietnam. We wish to remember them for defending the republic and the cause of freedom and finally for all Vietnamese Americans to remember the struggles to reestablish our lives in America […]
By Don Thompson Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s attorney general stepped into the national debate over the recent slayings of unarmed civilians by police on Monday, calling for a review by her agency and promising to lead a public dialogue. Kamala Harris, the first minority to hold the state’s highest law enforcement office, […]
By Associated Press IRWINDALE, Calif. (AP) – The fiery fight is apparently over between the makers of a popular hot sauce and a small Southern California city that said its factory’s smells were unbearable.
By E.J. Tamara The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — About 2,000 supporters of immigration reform marched through Hollywood on Oct. 5 as part of rallies nationwide to push for congressional action, while California’s governor signed a series of bills on the topic, saying he was not going to wait on Washington.
By Juliet Williams The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has designs on building some of the most expensive public works projects in the nation and wants to keep the state moving forward in its slow recovery from the recession. Where better to go searching for the money to further those […]
By Terence Chea The Associated Press BERKELEY, California (AP) — Fifteen years ago, California voters were asked, “Should colleges consider a student’s race when they decide who gets in and who doesn’t?”
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.
By Terence Chea The Associated Press BERKELEY, Calif. — UC Berkeley student leaders have condemned a Republican group’s satirical diversity bake sale offering pastry prices based on race and gender.