John Yasutake is one of 11 people on the inaugural board of directors for the Central District Community Preservation Development Authority (CDPA). Originally from Chicago, Yasutake is a former Conciliation Specialist for the Department of Justice and a resident of Seattle. He’s also a host on Rainier Avenue Radio, where he talks with guests about […]
Author Patricia Tanumihardja is releasing her second book, “Asian Pickles at Home.” Described as a DIY guide to classic and creative pickling from all over Asia, the title will be released on July 21. The book contains 75 easy recipes for quick, fermented, and canned pickles, and pairing guidance on various preservation techniques. Tanumihardja is […]
Ambassador of India to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu held a virtual meeting with Gov. Jay Inslee on July 7, where they discussed the potential for further cooperation in aerospace, IT, retail, healthcare and pharma, and agricultural sectors. The discussion also covered the important contributions of Indian and Indian American companies, professionals, and community […]
Bamboo Garden, located on 364 Roy Street in Lower Queen Anne, is closing its doors at the end of the month. Its website reads, “To all of our beloved customers: Bamboo Garden will be closing indefinitely for the foreseeable future. We wanted to thank everyone who has supported us all these years. Our last day […]
Former chairman and CEO of Uwajimaya Tomio Moriguchi was named as this year’s Seattle-King County First Citizen Award recipient, along with the Moriguchi family. The award will be presented at a civic celebration at a date to be determined. The award recognizes the collective contributions of the Moriguchis in enhancing the quality of life throughout […]
SEATTLE — The King County Equity Now Coalition announced on July 3 that Shelter Holdings agreed to halt its development of the former Keiro site—nearly a full block, situated squarely in the Central Area. After immense public pushback from the Black community for Shelter Holdings’ role in gentrification and the Central Area’s displacement, Shelter Holdings […]
Uwajimaya is making changes to its free parking program. As of July 15, you are required to take a parking ticket upon entering the lot at Uwajimaya Village. If you stay less than two hours, you will not need a parking validation and will not be charged to leave the lot. After two hours, normal […]
Author Ann M. Martin had no master plan when she decided to make one of the core members of “The Baby-Sitters Club’’ a Japanese American girl named Claudia.
Ji Lin, a smart and ambitious dressmaker’s apprentice, has been moonlighting as a dancehall girl to help pay off her mother’s mahjong debts.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Google is investing in a $10 billion fund to help accelerate India’s transition to a digital economy in the next five to seven years. Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet Inc’s Google, said on July 13 that the project will focus on building products that are relevant to India’s needs and empowering […]