By Staff The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Obama administration is supporting Chinese-American business organizations in their effort to block enforcement of California’s ban on shark fin soup.
SF TV station fires 3 in connection with Asiana racist names scandal
By Staff KoreAm Journal Following an in-house investigation, San Francisco TV station KTVU has dismissed three high-ranking producers involved with misreporting the names of four Asiana pilots with Flight 214, which crash landed upon arrival at San Francisco International Airport.
Oakland board closes 3 top schools serving Asians
By Staff The Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland school board has narrowly voted to shut down three of California’s highest-performing public schools amid allegations of fraud and financial mismanagement.
Chinatown restaurant, Sam Wo, makes plea to stay open
By Lisa Leff The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco Chinese restaurant once known for having “the world’s rudest waiter” may not be closing for good after all. The owners of Sam Wo restaurant were scheduled to plea their case to the city’s Public Health Department at a hearing on Tuesday, April […]
Shooting devastates Christian school serving Korean community
By Terry Collins the Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) ― A gunman opened fire at a Christian university in California Monday, killing at least seven people and wounding three more, before being captured in a nearby city, authorities said.
Editorial: Vargas puts a face to a cause
Last week, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist shocked the country by publicly admitting to a secret that he had been harboring for years.
Column: Breaking through the professional barrier
At my high school, there were the freaks (also known as stoners), the jocks, and everybody else.
The football jocks were the royalty of the high school, and you felt honored if they took the time out of their glamorous life to say hi to you.
Passive no longer: Asian American voters demand to be heard
LORTON, Va. (AP) — For a long time, says Loc Pfeiffer, his fellow Asian Americans were passive participants in American politics. But things are changing.