The Jersey City Council by a 5 to 4 vote refused to confirm the appointment of Carlo Abad who would have become the first Asian American chief municipal judge of Jersey City, reports the Asian Journal.
The council person who cast the fifth and deciding vote against Abad happens to be the first … Read more
Jeremy Lin hosted an All Star weekend gala Thursday night to launch his new foundation. Among the NBA players attending the red carpet event to lend their support were Current NBA players Chandler Parsons, David Lee, Tyson Chandler, Stephen Curry, Steve Novak … Read more
That’s because the backlog to get a visa to enter the country legally is significantly higher from Asian countries than elsewhere. Four of the top 5 biggest backlogs are from Asian countries–the Philippines, (462,145), India (332,846), Vietnam … Read more
In this day of internet dating, leave it to a 75-year old Korean American grandfather to do it the old fashion way. Jun Gak Han doesn’t drum up business marketing to the young and single on the impersonal world wide web. He does it face to face, reaching out to parents of the young … Read more
Free parking will soon be available in some areas of Seattle’s International District during dinner hours and other parking rates will be lowered under a new plan being implemented to bring more business into the area.
“Bringing back the free evening parking is the best Chinese New Year present I could have asked for,” said … Read more
Jeff Bhasker took home the Grammy for song of the year for “We Are Young” by the group Fun. Bhasker is considered one of the hottest hip hop and pop producers around … Read more
It’s the largest fine ever levied in the city of San Francisco against a restaurant in a wage theft case. Authorities have ordered Dick Lee Pastry in Chinatown to pay $525,000 in back wages after being accused of forcing employees to work 80 hour weeks at below minimum wage, reported the Huffington Post.
“I … Read more
A flagrant foul on Jeremy Lin left him bloodied, but not out last night in a game between the LA Clippers and Houston Rockets.
Ryan Hollins got hit with a flagrant foul when he literally kicked Lin in the stomach while … Read more
It’s not often you find news stories in the general media focused on Asian American Dreamers. The debate has been largely a Latino one with the needs of Asian Americans pretty much ignored. But a new nationwide video is bringing attention to the story of an Asian American dreamer … Read more
State Senator Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) confirmed today that he was the target of a death threat for his support for gun control, reports KGO-TV. That word came on the same day police found more explosives in the home of the man suspected of making the threat, 45-year-old Everett Basham.
Basham has worked closely … Read more