By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly JooWan Kim, a native of South Korea and longtime resident of the San Francisco Bay area, doesn’t remember having a huge affinity for popular music as a youth. “I was a pretty typical academic student who enjoyed listening to classical music. It wasn’t until I was 18, I decided […]
By Yuri Kageyama AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — Japan, famous for green tea, is welcoming artisanal American coffee roaster Blue Bottle with long lines that have at times meant a four-hour wait for a cup. The company, which began in Oakland, California in 2002, hopes its early popularity is more than a passing fad. […]
By Terry Collins and Joan Lowy The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After nearly 11 hours in the air, the passengers and crew aboard a jumbo jetliner traveling from Seoul to San Francisco were looking forward to a quick and uneventful landing as Asiana Airlines Flight 214 approached the airport from over San Francisco […]
By Martha Mendoza and Garance Burke The Associated Press REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — First came the tapping. Over the blasting music, limo driver Orville
David Cohen and Pablo Wong are two new board members of the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA).
Anjulie Ganti is well-known in the Indian community for performing the Bharatanatyam, a well-respected Indian form of dancing.
This proclamation comes after ACR 76, a measure that recognizes Dec. 17 as an annual day to acknowledge the contributions of immigrants to the United States, especially the state of California. The proclamation honors America’s immigrant heritage and commemorates the sacrifices and contributions of America’s Angel Island immigrants. Angel Island is in the San Francisco Bay and once housed an immigration station, now a national historic landmark.
The six men on stage included a poet, a break dancer, and a filmmaker. They pounded rhythms on the dhol drum, modeled fresh fashions, slathered whipped cream on bare skin, and discussed their passion for community service.
NEW YORK (AP) — In cramped quarters in Chinatown, staff at the Museum of Chinese in America had to be careful not to step on any schoolchildren as they taught a class about the role Chinese immigrants played in building the Transcontinental Railroad.