It took five, not a couple, or three or four, but FIVE allegations of sexual assault before Ed Murray was forced to resign as Seattle mayor. There’s just too much smoke for there to be no fire. And what about the possibility that there may be more victims who are too scared to come forward? […]
The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — A new study finds that Asian American characters are slighted on TV programs despite progress over the last decade. Professors and scholars at six California universities studied 242 broadcast, cable, and digital platform shows that aired during the 2015-16 season. The study, titled “Tokens on the Small Screen,” was […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Koichi Kobayashi is looking for a savior. The landscape architect said the community stands to lose a “piece of art and a piece of his history” unless someone steps forward. He is referring to the home of Joan Seko — which she is planning to sell next spring. She and […]
Associated Press SEATTLE — An autopsy report released Sept. 7 shows that a 20-year-old Burien man killed by a sheriff’s deputy was shot twice in the back and once in the left wrist. The family of Tommy Le released the autopsy results, as they announced plans to file a federal civil-rights claim against the King […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “I am announcing my resignation as mayor, effective at 5 p.m. (Sept. 13). Ed Murray made the announcement on Sept. 12.” “While the allegations against me are not true, it is important that my personal issues do not affect the ability of our City government to conduct the public’s business,” […]
Contrary to recent articles written by the Chinatown International District Coalition (CID Coalition), most businesses are not opposed to plans for the development of a SpringHill Suites by Marriott Hotel at 8th and Lane.
“DACA recipients have lived in fear since last November when a man with an anti-immigrant, racist agenda was elected as president. Despite false promises earlier this summer that Dreamers would continue to be protected, Trump has ended one of the most important immigration policies for our communities.” That was the statement from Sung Yeon Choimorrow, […]
Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. This month, we look at two teens on their way up and a basketball numbers guy on the way to the Bay Area.
Kevin Kwan believes that America will embrace the “Crazy Rich Asians” movie, which is based on his best-selling novel of the same name. The Singaporean novelist was in Hong Kong recently to promote “Rich People Problems,” the third and last book in his “Crazy Rich” trilogy.
“I just love singing,” enthused Korean soprano Yeonji Lee, making her debut with Seattle Opera in the new production, “An American Dream.” “Singing makes me feel alive. Singing makes my heart beat. Particularly, I like singing because I’m using my whole body to create music.”