A Filipina American judge was found guilty of fraud in a Chicago court.
Judge Jessica Arong O’Brien, 50, of Chicago, was found guilty of one count of bank fraud and one count of mail fraud affecting a financial institution.
Students at Burlingame High are trying to come to grips with their own student sections insensitivity towards Mills High, a predominantly Asian American school in Millbrae.
It … Read more
The race for a medal in Olympic speed skating for men has gone ice cold.
The AAPI men’s speed skaters JR Celski, Aaron Tran and Thomas Hong had early exits in their respective races.
For Celski, 27, it could be the Filipino American’s last chance for … Read more
With headlines dominated right now by immigration negotiations between Congress and the White House, the only sure thing is uncertainty: Anyone who tries to predict the likelihood and scope of a new immigration deal is just guessing. This is as true now as it was five years ago, when I was an … Read more
The kids are alright!
At my age, I think it’s OK for me to describe the young Asian American Olympians as kids.
That’s not meant to be an insult or to denigrate the hours upon hours of training they put … Read more
The San Gabriel City Council near Los Angeles has voted to pull out of its agreement to cooperate with Immigration and Custom Enforcement.
The council voted 3-2 Wednesday night to end the city’s police department’s cooperation with ICE, reported the Pasadena Star News.
Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Los Angeles, … Read more
If you watched the Grammy’s last week where Bruno Mars won six Grammy awards, you also watched the national debut of Filipina/American rap artist Ruby Ibarra.
Well, she wasn’t exactly “on” the show. During the Grammy’s she appeared in a MasterCard commercial that featured female singer Sza … Read more
The Los Angeles Department of City Planning has proposed a new design for the neighborhood of Westlake, which encompasses most of Historic Filipinotown.
The ordinance proposes the creation of a “North Westlake Design District,” entailing more mixed-use buildings, construction of pedestrian bridges, and regulations on signage and neighborhood aesthetics. Its purpose is … Read more