When Min Christ came to the United States in 1989 from her native China, she left behind a potential career in microbiology for one in real estate.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The landmark building some have referred to as an “eyesore” is no more. The Chinatown International District’s historic Publix Hotel reopened on Aug. 24 as a shiny new apartment tower. It had been shut down for 13 years. “In 1928, [the Publix] provided housing for a wave of young workers […]
Diane Narasaki, ACRS executive director
Bob’s legacy is immense. The Chinatown International District as we know it would not have survived as a living, working neighborhood with its residents, culture and history as intact as is currently the case.
Cindy Domingo, King County Councilman Larry Gossett’s Chief of Staff: I met Bob during the mid-1970s, like so many Asian American activists, as we fought to save the International District as a community.
By Elaine Ikoma Ko For Northwest Asian Weekly The world has lost a hero. Bob was larger than life, and so full of life and energy that we cannot fathom that he is gone. As I write these personal reflections, I am still unable to grasp the depth of losing him. You see Bob was […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly It’s easy and challenging to write about Uncle Bob Santos, the legend — partly because he’s fascinating, with so many gut-wrenching stories. He was full of ambition, not for himself, but for the community. He dreamed often and succeeded in achieving big goals — his fingerprints are all over […]
We reported in our Aug. 20 issue that 10-plus homeless encampments, along with the filth, trash, and smell, had been cleaned up on South King Street under I-5. Now, the Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness, the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington, Real Change, Columbia Legal Services, and the Seattle Community Law Center are pushing […]