The new store of Lam’s Seafood, opening on May 30, will be completely different from its Little Saigon headquarters in size, products, and image.
Police have released a photo of a man they say yelled racially-based remarks to employees of an Asian restaurant in Ballard on May 23. The man knocked on the windows of the restaurant at 20th Avenue Northwest and Northwest Market Street, yelled at employees, kicked over a stand, and threatened to throw a table at […]
The Seattle Police Department (SPD)’s Bias Crimes Unit is seeking help in identifying a man who attacked and spat on a couple in downtown Seattle. An Asian couple was walking near Third Avenue and Stewart Street around 4:15 p.m.on May 16. Police said a man walked past them, shoved the man, and slapped at his […]
Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee (NVC) released a video presentation for its 75th Annual NVC Memorial Day Service. Text in the video read, “Due to COVID-19, we cannot assemble in person, but we will reflect, honor, and remember the names on the NVC Honor Roll who died for the freedoms we have as Americans.” NVC Commander […]
Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange, president of Seattle Central College, has been recognized as the 2020 Chief Executive Officer of the Year by the Washington State Association of College Trustees (ACT) for her transformational leadership, commitment to equity, and development of partnerships that bridge the opportunity gap for all students. “She is innovative, collaborative, and a […]
America’s Got Talent artist Maki Mae headlined the Asian Hall of Fame Mother’s Day Concert, streamed live on May 10, along with Jimmy Kimmel Live! guitarist Toshi Yanagi, and other Grammy Award-winners. Donations support the Asian Hall of Fame Medical Response Fund, which deploys personal protective equipment to frontline workers fighting COVID-19. Seattle-based Robert Chinn […]
Uwajimaya partnered with the Seattle Police Officer’s Guild on May 21 to collect food donations for the Rainier Valley Food Bank. The Guild partners with different grocery stores around town, typically on Thursdays, and then they donate to a food bank on Friday. This effort is part of the on-going Seattle Police Officers Guild Emerald […]
SEATTLE (AP) — A suburban Seattle software engineer submitted false loan applications seeking over $1.5 million meant for businesses financially impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, according to federal court documents. Baoke Zhang, 35, was charged with wire fraud and bank fraud, according to a complaint filed in the Western District of Washington that was unsealed. […]
SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle doctor has agreed to pay nearly $2.9 million to settle state and federal allegations that his clinics ordered unnecessary medical tests to boost his bottom line. Authorities shuttered Dr. Frank Li’s seven Seattle Pain Clinics and suspended his license in 2016 after saying his failure to monitor prescriptions of powerful […]
Uwajimaya is evaluating whether additional security is needed to ensure the safety of its staff.