Jan Yoshiwara is the new executive director of State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC). Yoshiwara was deputy executive director for education at the State Board. She assumed her new role on June 1. Yoshiwara has a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis, and a master’s degree from Western Washington University. She […]
Canton Noodle House on 12th Avenue South between King and Weller streets closed two weeks ago. The owner said that the restaurant will reopen in a new location in July, in the Rainier Valley.
Seven guests attended the C.A.C.A. Seattle Lodge’s annual dinner on May 21. This year’s dinner featured Phillip Yin, 2016 candidate for the Washington State Lieutenant Governor, as emcee. The C.A.C.A. also gave out its Citizens Awards to Harry Shum of Microsoft, fashion designer Luly Yang, and the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP), Seattle […]
Yoichiro Yamada is the new Consul General of Japan in Seattle. Born in Kobe, Yamada’s postings have included Moscow, Brussels (twice), Warsaw, New York, and Nairobi. Yamada believes that the best service an overseas mission can provide is to facilitate exchanges by connecting good-willed people with potential partners across the borders. Yamada has BA from […]
Southeast Seattle now has a school with a name that reflects its diverse community and goals for students: Rainier Valley Leadership Academy. Nearly 50 families, students, and stakeholders selected the name for the new charter public middle school that represents the values of the community and school. “Families chose a name for the school that […]
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia city councilman stabbed in an attempted robbery near his residence said that he’s lucky the blade didn’t hit his vital organs. Republican Councilman David Oh was released from the hospital on the afternoon of June 1. “I feel very good, good health, good spirits, good everything,’’ Oh told reporters at […]
Editors Note APNewsNow. NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A U.S. Navy officer has been sentenced to six years in prison for revealing military secrets and other crimes. Media outlets report that Lt. Cmdr. Edward C. Lin was sentenced on June 2 in a Virginia military court. With the time he has already served, his prison term will […]
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania police said on June 2 it was lye that severely sickened two children after drinking what they believed to be apple juice at a Chinese buffet in March. There was no evidence the ordeal at the Star Buffet & Grill near Lancaster was intentional, and no criminal charges have been […]
“I want to know, where are the adults? No matter what the price, we can’t dump this on the next generation. This generation must complete our mission!”
Johnny Damon is best known for his time with the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees.