The Washington State Legislature joined together this month in observing the Day of Remembrance at the State Capitol. Feb. 19, 2020 marked the 78th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the forcible removal and incarceration of more than 120,000 Japanese Americans into concentration camps along the West Coast. “The story of Japanese Americans during […]
Three-hundred people participated in International Community Health Services (ICHS)’ annual Lunar New Year 5k Walk/Run on Feb. 23. In celebration of the Year of the Rat, festivities included a traditional lion dance for good fortune and firecrackers to chase away evil spirits. The event—which took place along the Interurban Trail in Shoreline—raised $30,000. All proceeds […]
Approximately 60 people attended a party at Joyale Seafood Restaurant on Feb. 19 to celebrate the retirement of Wayne Lau. Many of the guests were former and current clients of Rainier Valley Community Development Fund (RVCDF). They spoke of the former executive director’s service and how he impacted businesses to grow and prosper in the […]
The Seattle Asian American Film Festival (SAAFF) was held on Feb. 20-23. This year, SAAFF offered 12 feature-length films and eight shorts programs. The Grand Jury Award winners were “The Visit” (Best Short Narrative), “YAI NIN” (Best Short Documentary), “Song Lang” (Best Narrative Feature), “Born to Be” (Best Documentary Feature), and “SOMA” (Best Local Film).
Andrew Yang, who ended his presidential bid in February, has joined CNN as a political commentator. He made his first appearance on the network on Feb. 19 with analysis of the presidential debate that night. “Maybe I’ll wear a tie,” Yang joked. But he didn’t. Yang was the only candidate on the debate stage to […]
Now, SPU is teaming up with food banks, like the one in Rainier Valley, to make sure that food thrown away from restaurants, grocery stores, and individual households does not make it into the garbage stream.
Your household may be eligible if:
● You are the homeowner or renter
● You have a Seattle City Light and/or Seattle Public Utilities bill in your name*
● Your total household income for the past month prior to applying does not exceed the amount listed below:
Now in its 15th year, the annual Seattle Children’s Film Festival counts itself as “a teenager now, deciding who it wants to be when it grows up,” in the humorous terms of festival director Elizabeth Shepherd. She’s held that title since the first festival back in 2005, so she should know.
Even before “Fresh Off the Boat’’ hit the airwaves on ABC in February 2015, the show was facing pressure that other new shows weren’t.
The heavy thud of punches and kicks smacking punching bags could be heard through the walls of a gym for Muay Thai, a martial arts fighting style from Thailand.