For the second year in a row, Sterling Bank & Trust was named the top performing community bank in the United States with total assets between $3 billion and $10 billion by S&P Global Market Intelligence. Sterling has 13 neighborhood branches in San Francisco and an additional seven in the Bay area. They have expanded […]
Highline College student Vaishali Vakharia earned statewide recognition for her accomplishments. The Kent resident was honored as a member of the 2019 All-Washington Academic Team. She and other top scholars from the state’s 34 community and technical colleges attended a March 21 awards ceremony in Olympia. By being named to the All-Washington team, Vakharia earned […]
Woodburn Company, owned by Frank and Penny Fukui, was honored as Supplier of the Year 2018 by the Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council at their celebratory awards ceremony on March 20. The award recognized outstanding business performance, honored community involvement, and emphasized the use of entrepreneurial skills and creativity. Woodburn Company has a long […]
Tacoma Community College announced on March 21 that one of its students, Sharon Jang, was recognized as Washington’s New Century Transfer Pathway Scholar. Jang is working towards a career in dentistry. To support her continuing education, Jang will receive a total of $9,250 in scholarships — including $5,000 from Follett Higher Education. The scholarships will […]
Esther Densmore began her new position with Keiro NW last month as its new interim administrator. Densmore is a graduate of Texas A&M and she has an MHA from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. She also began her internship (doing her administrator-in-training program) in a skilled nursing facility during […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA) of Seattle is working to identify and locate local Chinese American World War II veterans, or their next of kin. On Dec. 20, 2018, the Chinese American WWII Veterans Congressional Gold Medal Act was signed into law. CACA, in collaboration with Cathay Post #186, […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly The house on the corner has rotting, moss-soaked shingles. It has chipped paint on the door. And toilet paper accumulates on its ill-tended lawn. Amidst the other neat, tidy, and immaculate houses and lawns in a suburb east of Seattle, it is an anomaly. And for many residents of […]
The memorial for Martin “Mich” Matsudaira is scheduled for Saturday, April 27 at Seattle’s Immaculate Conception Church on 820 18th Avenue. The service will begin at 11 a.m.
Through serving up flavorful naans, curries, and biryanis, Naan -N- Curry has long gained a reputation for serving up some of the best Pakistani and Indian food on the Eastside.
Last spring, actor and comedian Mary Sohn landed on a network TV show after years of hard work performing on cruise ships and waiting tables. Sohn was talking to her mom who, at that point, was finally much more on board with her daughter’s unconventional career path.