All wealthy people need to pay more taxes—and I should know, I’m one of them. Hundreds of millionaires sent a message to Davos attendees, saying the same thing because they see that wealth hoarding is “eating our world alive.”
Korean American Congress members introduce bill to honor military hero Col. Young Oak Kim
Reps. Marilyn Strickland, Andy Kim, Young Kim, and Michelle Steel—the four Korean American Members of Congress—introduced a bipartisan bill this week to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Colonel Young Oak Kim in recognition of his extraordinary heroism, leadership, and humanitarianism.
Rachel Endo: Making history and lasting change at UW Tacoma
Rachel Endo never saw herself as a leader, let alone make history as a leader.
Saiyare Refaei: Part Iranian, part Chinese, all community
Saiyare Refaei, the half-Iranian, half-Chinese artist who was honored with an installation at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center on Jan. 24, settled in Tacoma while attending college and has lived there since.
Renton celebrates Lunar New Year with reception and proclamation
Duc Tran, the CEO of Viet Wah Market, and Tony Au, of the International Lion Dance Martial Arts Team, accepted the City of Renton’s Lunar New Year Proclamation on Jan. 2, on behalf of Renton’s Asian community.
Kandula struck by police cruiser, dies
The 23-year-old female pedestrian, who was killed after being struck by a Seattle Police officer in a marked patrol SUV on Jan. 23, has been identified as Jaahnavi Kandula.
SPD officers hand out red envelopes
On Jan. 24, officers from the Seattle Police Department (SPD)’s West Precinct delivered red envelopes to more than 70 businesses in Chinatown, Japantown, and Little Saigon to celebrate Lunar New Year.
Lunar New Year events
AAPIs dominate Oscar nominations
Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, He Kuy Quan, and Hong Chau each received their first Oscar nominations which were announced this morning.
Zoning enables concentration of shelters in CID — Last chance to speak to the city about it
Why are there 17 homeless shelters within a half-mile radius of the Chinatown-International District (CID)? According to CID Public Safety Council member and Seattle Chinatown block member Gary Lee, one answer is—zoning.
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