On June 27, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a much-anticipated decision on the census citizenship question case, that—for now—the citizenship question cannot appear on the 2020 Census. Chief Justice Roberts’ opinion affirmed the lower court’s finding that the Department of Commerce’s stated reason for adding the citizenship question was false. During arguments in the case […]
The 2020 Census is getting closer, and the Trump administration’s promotion of a citizenship question is expected by the Census Bureau’s own experts to exert a chilling effect on families and households that include a noncitizen, and communities of color. Former Gov. Gary Locke is advising people to boycott that question. He is now the […]
Lori Matsukawa has announced she will retire.The pioneer and trailblazer in television news will appear one last time as KING 5 anchor on June 14.
It promises to be more disruptive than the construction of the First Hill streetcar. On May 23, elected leaders on the regional transit board voted on May 23 to keep at least four Chinatown-International District (C-ID) light rail station alternatives alive for environmental study. The first option is to put trains directly under 5th Avenue […]
“This is a real cultural tragedy,” said Nate Miles about Keiro Northwest’s recent announcement that it is closing its nursing home and other facilities.
Today — at the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike Ceremony marking the completion of the transcontinental railroad — is a day to commemorate the achievement of the railroads and railroad workers who risked everything to make the Transcontinental Railroad a reality.
Greetings. I am a descendant of a Chinese railroad worker, an American, and speaking about American history.
It’s Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), a full month of celebrating our community’s culture, history, and traditions, while looking towards the future. APAHM came about when Congress passed a resolution in 1978 to designate a week to celebrate Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. May was chosen because it’s when the first […]
A Chinese family allegedly paid a whopping $6.5 million to crooked college prep adviser William “Rick” Singer in the nationwide admissions scandal — but still haven’t been charged in the case, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal last month. The family wasn’t identified in the report, but the paper does reveal the […]
This week on April 24, Tiger Woods, 43, made history. He won another Masters Tournament — the 15th major one of his entire career — but notably, his first major win in more than a decade. It was a decade filled with controversy and setbacks — professional and personal. Woods, the son of Thai mother […]