When they read the report by OIR Group that looked into how the King County Sheriff’s Office handled the investigation into Tommy Le’s death, the Le family was surprised to read how much appeared to be working in favor of the sheriff’s department and the involved deputies, Tommy Le’s aunt Uyen Le said.
The Wing Luke Museum reopened to the general public on Oct. 7. They are open at a limited capacity between Wednesdays and Sundays from 10 a.m.– 5 p.m. “We have been carefully and thoughtfully planning for the reopening based on recommendations of relevant state, local, and federal regulations and guidelines,” it states on its website. […]
The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce (SWKCC) Staff and Board of Directors announced on Oct. 5 the finalists for its 2020 Business Awards. Julien Loh of Puget Sound Energy and David Wasielewski of Din Tai Fung are finalists for the Corporate Citizen of the Year award. The winners will be announced during the Business Awards […]
Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) helds its first ever virtual Night Market on Oct. 1—in celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival. Emceed by John Chen and KIRO 7’s Patranya Bhoolsuwan, the program included trivia games in which Facebook live audience members won prizes. The audience were also treated to a craft lantern demonstration, dance performances, […]
Serving as the ambassador and spokesperson for the 2021 HBO Visionaries program is Jamie Chung. “I’m so honored to be an ambassador for the HBO Asian Pacific American Visionaries (APAV) Short Film Competition,” said Chung. “It’s a great opportunity for the next generation of Asian American storytellers to showcase their work and tell meaningful authentic […]
Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) received a Democracy Award on Oct. 6, the Congressional Management Foundation’s distinctive honors program recognizing non-legislative achievement in operations and constituent service by congressional offices and members of Congress. Takano was selected for his accomplishments in Innovation and Modernization, a category that recognizes offices employing unique or innovative methods in their […]
Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Trading barbs through plexiglass shields, Republican Mike Pence and Democrat Kamala Harris turned the only vice presidential debate of 2020 into a dissection of the Trump administration’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, with Harris labeling it “the greatest failure of any presidential administration.’’ Pence, who leads the president’s […]
By ANITA SNOW Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — They came fleeing war and persecution in countries like Myanmar, Eritrea, and Iraq, handpicked by the United States for resettlement under longstanding humanitarian traditions. Now, tens of thousands of refugees welcomed into the U.S. during the Obama administration are American citizens, voting the first time in what […]
Welcome back to another edition of The Layup Drill. This month, we take a look at the NBA as it finishes up its season, a possible return of a familiar name to the NBA, and Naomi Osaka’s domination at the U.S. Open.
It’s the first Filipino-led film backed by a major American studio. It features award-winning Filipino stars from Broadway, hit movies, and music.