As a fight trainer/bodyguard to Aveda Jupiter and Evie Tanaka, the superheroines protecting San Francisco, Lucy Valdez is one of the toughest individuals in town without superpowers. But as tough as she may be, she still can’t confess her feelings to her longtime crush, Rose Rorick, head of the police department’s Demon Unit.
We are here tonight to celebrate the good services that Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) offers to our community. ACRS is unique in its commitment to providing those services in a culturally appropriate manner; the staff and board deserve our thanks!
A memorial service for Louise Kashino-Takisaki will be held at Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church on Oct. 12 at 2 p.m. The community leader, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother—died surrounded by family on Aug. 20 after a sudden illness. She was 93. Louise was born in Seattle on April 25, 1926 to Kakichi and Tamiye Tsuboi, […]
From “Sense and Sensibility” to “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” Taiwanese director Ang Lee’s choice of movie genres runs the gamut, yet what makes him successful is his ability to probe deep emotions—and his insistence upon stunning visuals. Both of these are present in Lee’s latest endeavor, “Gemini Man,” starring Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and Clive Owen.
By Leslie Lum NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY When Brandon Ting, founder of Kizuki Ramen and Izakaya, a growing international chain of ramen restaurants, first arrived at Bellevue College, he was placed into English Level 2 for non-English speakers. “They felt sorry for me,” remembers Ting. “I should have been placed in English Level 0 because I […]
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The family behind Phnom Penh Noodle House is preparing to reopen this coming winter in a new location. “We are very excited. It’s been quite the journey getting us to this point,” Diane Le told the Northwest Asian Weekly. Le, along with Dawn and Darlene Ung, daughters of Sam […]
By ASSOCIATED PRESS TOKYO — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league was not apologizing for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s since-deleted tweet showing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, even after China’s state broadcaster canceled plans to show a pair of preseason games in the country later this week. Silver, speaking at […]
Because it’s there. You don’t necessarily need to see it to know it’s there—the highest mountain in Africa —Mount Kilimanjaro.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “You have nice skin, what cosmetics brand do you use?” many women asked me. Well, ladies, that’s the wrong question to ask. You should focus on what we put in our body. We are what we eat. The other reason is, I have stories to share that cosmetics can […]
A group that opposes affirmative action said it would appeal an Oct. 1 ruling in which U.S. District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs concluded that Harvard’s “holistic” admissions policy does not violate the Constitution by giving Blacks and Hispanics what the university terms a “plus factor” advantage denied to Asian Americans and whites. Students for […]