USPAACC will hold its annual flagship event, CelebrAsian Business Opportunity Conference 2013, from June 3 to June 5 at the Hyatt Regency Orange County in Garden Grove, Calif. This year’s theme is “We are the Future: Immigrants. Citizens. Innovators.”
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Forgotten Country By Catherine Chung Riverhead Books, 2012 Ever since the Japanese occupation in Korea, each generation in Janie’s family has lost a daughter. Because of this, Janie is charged, at a very young age, to protect and keep her sister Hannah safe. When Hannah suddenly cuts all ties […]
By Wayne Chan Northwest Asian Weekly Since when did being a good parent also mean making yourself look like an idiot? That’s exactly what happened last weekend when we went out with some friends for an adventurous night of dining. But before I get there, let me give you some backstory.
The Department of Justice announced April 2 that a federal grand jury sitting in Seattle has indicted Jamie Larson, 49, on a federal hate crime charge relating to a racially-motivated assault of a 50-year-old Sikh man.
Seattle Central Community College is seeking nominations for its 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award. The award will be given to a graduate who exemplifies achievement in his or her particular endeavor in life, including academic, professional, and civic activities.
By Assunta Ng Earlier this year, several Asian Americans stood with Rod Dembowski instead of Rep. Cindy Ryu, a Korean American, in a contested King County Council race. Dembowski, who is white and won by a council vote of five to eight, is now a council member, finishing the remainder of Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly While Medina citizens are still divided on the issue, the Medina City Council is deciding what
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “Show me the money!” That line made famous by Cuba Gooding Jr. in the movie “Jerry Maguire” exemplifies the greed of sports management. Eugene Lee, professional sports agent, is seeking to go beyond this. As the NFL Draft takes place on April 20, Lee will be tending to […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly “Seattle is so beautiful,” Kikuei Ikeda of the Toyko String Quartet said in an email interview. “One thing I particularly love about that area is the nature — the city has both a beautiful mountain and a beautiful ocean — it is almost like the feeling I have when […]
John Diaz retired as Seattle’s Police Chief last Monday, after four years marred by mishandlings of unrest, overuse of violence, and resistance from the Police Department to mandated reforms.