Newly elected Rep Ami Bera (D-CA) was among those who attended the South Asian American Leading Together (SAALT) celebration of President Barack Obama’s re-election, reported India West.
Kiran Ahuja, … Read more
An experiment banning parked cars on busy Stockton Street in San Francisco’s Chinatown will return in time for the Lunar New Year. reports SF.Streetsblog.org.
The ban on parking will stretch five blocks and run from Jan 26 through February 8th. Barriers will be erected on the street where cars are normally parked. The spaces … Read more
Police say the skeletal remains of a female body found buried on a New York beach may be that of an Asian woman and the latest victim of the Gilgo Beach serial killer in Long Island, reports Mail Online
The body was found alongside a gold necklace popular in Asian culture. Authorities speculate the victim … Read more
Young, bright, energetic and beautiful, Korean American actress Jennivere Song Lee looks forward to the day more parts open up for Asian American actors. Lee began studying fashion at age 16 and never thought much about a career in Hollywood. She says there weren’t enough parts to make that a viable career choice. But … Read more
The year of the snake kicks off February 9th in Los Angeles Chinatown with a midnight ceremony at the Thien Hau Temple . Literally a half million firecrackers will be set off and Buddhist and Taoist monks will make offerings to their deities, Examiner.com reports.
The Golden Dragon Parade winds … Read more
These are different times in Boston Chinatown. The pressures of gentrification and high rise development have pushed out many seniors and low income residents from the neighborhood. But the redevelopment of the old Hong Lok House gives people a splinter of hope.
Phase one will be completed next week, adding 32 units of badly needed … Read more
The success of Jessica Sanchez during last season of American Idol is apparently having a residual effect. ABS CBN citing a report in the entertainment blog Wet Paint says the three Filipino American contestants are half Pinays Adriana Latonio and Jett Hermano, as well as half Pinoy Bryant Tadeo. Wet Paint says all three … Read more
“You can’t do another strip mall,” she told Hsieh. “If you really want to do this, you … Read more