By Brian Mahoney AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers was a little surprised by the number, though not by the trend.
Recently, J-Pros, consisting of Filipino American rappers Mercury and R’Senull and DJ Razs, released a new album, “Level Up EP,” on their website, jprosmusic.com. The album is available as a free download and can also be found on iTunes or Amazon.com. The group held a release party on March 10 at The Mix in Seattle. […]
On Feb. 8, Local grassroots network of Filipino American organizations BAYAN-NW and the Filipino Community Center of Seattle announced that their 10-day-long fund drive to help those hit hardest by tropical storm Sendong (aka Typhoon Washi) was successful. The Seattle area alone raised $3,225.
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly The world’s favorite fairy tale about a young orphan’s dream to live a life without her abusive stepmother (Suzanne Bouchard) and obnoxious stepsisters Joy (Nick Garrison) and Grace (Sarah Rudinoff) makes its appearance this holiday season in downtown Seattle.
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Hair stylist and business owner remembered as “gentle soul”
On our front page this week, we ran a story about Danny Vega, a Filipino American who died from injuries sustained during a beating by three young men. Though a very sad story, we found it heartening that many within the Filipino community have rallied around this tragedy, urgently working to make sure something like […]
UPDATE 2: There are pictures of three persons of interest related to Danny Vega’s beating. Also, Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound is offering a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest and charge of this crime. Read more here.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Patrick Yalung, a Filipino American, is the president of Wells Fargo of the Northwest. He oversees about 130 branches and 1,500 employees. Yalung joined Wells Fargo in 1983. Previously, he was the regional president for Wells Fargo in Greater Arizona. He is a member of the National Board of […]
Little Anchor, a four-piece group led by Filipino American and Seattle native Alexa Cabellon, released its newest digital-only EP, titled “Yellow Lights.”
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Bert and Josephine “Josie” Golla may be two of the busiest people in Seattle. When he’s not working on his clients’ finances and taxes and when she’s not managing her adult care facility, they’re helping the Filipino community in Seattle and those in the Philippines in a huge way. […]