The Asian American Justice Center (AAJC) and its affiliates — the Asian American Institute of Chicago, Ill., Asian Law Caucus of San Francisco, Calif., and Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Los Angeles, Calif. — express eddisappointment with the United States Supreme Court’s decision in the matter of Ricci v. DeStefano, which imposes a new standard on employers.
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The Energy Department said on Tuesday, June 23, that it would lend $5.9 billion to Ford Motor Co. and provide about $2.1 billion in loans to Nissan Motor Co. and Tesla Motors Inc., making the three automakers the first beneficiaries of a $25 billion fund to develop fuel-efficient vehicles.
Dear Governor Gary Locke, You don’t know me, but you changed my life for the better during your time as governor, and I wanted to personally thank you for helping me out. My name is Mike Kreiger and I was born and raised in Spokane. Neither of my parents went to college, and we didn’t […]
The tumultuous housing market has created a feeling of uncertainty for many of today’s homeowners.
Figuring out the available options can be a daunting task, which oftentimes leads to more questions than answers.
With many people out there looking for useful information, help isn’t always readily available.
Sometimes we forget that safety is a luxury, and that not everyone has this luxury. This is why we should support Holder in creating a better way to protect people of color. We need to be especially vocal in showing our support so that our government realizes the importance of this issue to us.
International Community Health Services CEO Teresita Batayola was the emcee for the opening rally of the “Health Care for All in 2009 — Mothers Leading the Way” march held at Pratt Park. The goal of the march was to support a goal set by President Obama to achieve health care reform this year. ♦
Making headlines as of late is Judge Sonia Sotomayor who has been nominated by President Obama to become the next U.S. Supreme Court Justice. If confirmed, which is likely, Sotomayor would be the third female to serve in the position (after Sandra Day O’Connor under Reagan and Ruth Bader Ginsberg under Clinton). She would also […]
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly Civic activism has changed the course of history many times, from ending segregation to granting women’s suffrage to expanding gay rights. The collective action of passionate people has proven to be a mighty force.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Photos taken by George Liu. Can ordinary folks see the White House? Yes, and it doesn’t even cost you a penny.
She opens up about Gary’s new job, the Obamas, and the future of Komen By Evangeline Café Northwest Asian Weekly More than 10 years ago, she left her successful career as a TV news reporter to join her husband on the campaign trail. Now, former Washington state first lady Mona Locke is taking another leap […]