By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly If the Seattle City Council wants to pick a candidate who can hit the ground running, and yet has no political ambition to fill in for councilmember Sally Clark who is resigning, John Okamoto, 61, said he’s the pick. An interim director of the City’s Human Resources Department, Okamoto […]
By Assunta Ng This is supposed to be a sad blog. But Luther J. Carr Jr., a renaissance man, and a Seattle community leader and entrepreneur, reinvented the purpose of a traditional memorial.
By Assunta Ng You might not be paying much attention to Seattle’s mayoral race, but you should do some research before you send out your ballot for the primary election on Aug. 6.
InterIm Community Development Association hosted their annual Refresh Gala on Saturday, April 6, raising funds to support their low-income housing programs. In total, the event raised over $130,000, which will go towards providing housing and services to immigrants and refugees.
By Assunta Ng This week, I’ve benefited from many words of wisdom. I thought I’d share them with you.
By Assunta Ng The guest list of Ruthann Kurose’s surprise 60th birthday party was a Who’s Who in politics. The party was held at the house of former Mayor Norm Rice and his wife, Constance.
Last Friday, we celebrated diversity at the Jumbo Chinese Restaurant by awarding $6,600 worth of scholarships to high school students who have exemplified the spirit of diversity.
The day before the Diversity at the Top dinner, a group of Republicans held a fundraising event at the China Harbor Restaurant for Attorney General Rob McKenna, a hopeful candidate for the 2012 Washington state gubernatorial race.
A big dinner honoring Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels to be held at the Seattle Westin Hotel was cancelled due to lack of interest. Nickels lost his reelection on Aug. 18 in the primary election. Poor mayor! Every day, there is a staff leaving him. By November, he might not have anybody working in the mayor’s […]
Mayor Greg Nickels recently launched the Seattle Complete Count Committee.