By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle’s Sister (SIS) Productions presents “Insatiable!” a festival of
Tama Tokuda passes away at 93
Tama Tokuda, the mother of the late Kip Tokuda, died Aug. 31 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Her death comes a month and a half after the sudden death of Kip, who suffered a heart attack on July 13. Her family said she died of a broken heart.
Albert Shen switches from mayor to city council race — Shen to challenge Position 8 incumbent Mike O’Brien
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Small business owner and Seattle Community College trustee Albert Shen filed for the 2013 city council race on
Our top 10 burning questions with Sung Yang
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Born in Seoul, Sung Yang is the chief of staff for King County Executive Dow Constantine. In this role, Yang oversees and directs the executive’s major initiatives, the central coordination between policy, communications, and external relations, and the executive’s administrative staff and office operations. Prior to joining the executive’s […]
Albert Shen: business owner ties community service with commerce
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Despite these tough economic times, Albert Shen maintains a positive attitude. His businesses are doing well, but it’s what he does during his off-hours that really stands out. For him, social entrepreneurship is about using his professional know-how and skills to help various nonprofit organizations and academic institutions reach […]
1993: Christmas shopping ideas in the ID
Editor’s note: This story was originally printed in Northwest Asian Weekly on Dec. 11, 1993. This article will reference the year of the dog, plug stores that now exist in our memories, and remind us that TV sets and stereos were hot items in the early 90s. We hope that our readers will get a kick from this holiday blast from the past.