The White House just announced that Mike Fong, former senior deputy mayor of Seattle, will be the new U.S. Small Business Administration director for Region X.
Woodland Park Zoo’s geriatric red panda, Yukiko, was humanely euthanized on Oct. 27 due to advanced cardiomyopathy related to old age. At 16 years old, Yukiko lived well beyond the life expectancy of his species. The median life expectancy for red pandas in zoos is 10 years and 8 years in their natural habitat. Yukiko […]
Luly Yang Design Group took home two distinguished awards on Oct. 26 in San Diego, California from the Image Apparel Institute and the North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors. The awards recognize the very best in workplace apparel. Yan claimed the Image of the Year Award® for the Amazon Delivery Service uniforms, and […]
The U.S. Mint announced in October that legendary 1920s starlet Anna May Wong will appear on the back of the quarter next year. It is one of five designs that spotlight the contributions of notable American women. Often described as Hollywood’s first Asian American movie star, Wong rose to fame with her roles in films […]
More than 30 viewing stones are now on display in Stone Images XI, a free, public exhibition at Pacific Bonsai Museum in Federal Way through Jan. 9, 2022. Stones in the exhibition were collected in Washington, California, North and South Dakota, Oregon, and New Mexico. The exhibit is the 11th in a series of shows […]
Police are investigating after two people were shot in the Chinatown-International District on Halloween. At 4:55 p.m., someone called 911 about a man who had been shot in the 1200 block of South Jackson Street. Officers found two men who had both been shot in the leg. Officers applied tourniquets and then transferred care to […]
Results from a UW Medicine COVID-19 vaccine mix-and-match study were reviewed by a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) panel ahead of the group’s decision to authorize mixing and matching of booster shots late last month. “[The] data that we have today shows that it is safe, and also effective at creating a strong […]
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SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Human remains found in the Southern California desert in October have been identified as those of a New Jersey woman who went missing early last summer, authorities said on Oct. 28. The coroner’s office positively identified the remains to be Lauren Cho, 30, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said […]
By COLLEEN SLEVIN DENVER (AP) — A 20-year-old California man accused of assaulting a flight attendant on a cross-country American Airlines flight allegedly punched the woman in the face after being told he could not use the bathroom, leaving her bleeding around her nose and giving her a concussion, according to a court document. Prosecutors […]