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Jan 24, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

India West: @RepBera Calls for 5 South Asians in Congress

posted by Randall

Rep Ami BeraThe third Indian American ever elected to Congress in U.S. history called for five more South Asians to follow him in the House of Representatives.

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

Community Issues

Jan 24, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

SF.Streetsblog.org: Parking Ban in SF Chinatown Returns

posted by Randall

No ParkingAn 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

Top Story

Jan 24, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Mail Online: Latest Victim of Long Island Serial Killer May be Asian Female

posted by Randall

Police LinePolice 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

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 24, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Han Cinema: Korean American Actress Looks Forward to Day More Asian Americans Actors Are On TV

posted by Randall

 

Jennivere Song LeeYoung, 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

Community Issues

Jan 24, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Examiner.com: Year of the Snake to Kick Off Two Week Party in LA Chinatown

posted by Randall
Los Angeles Chinatown

Photo by Steven Meiers

 

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

Community Issues

Jan 24, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Boston Globe: Boston Chinatown Fights Gentrification With New Low Income House Development

posted by Randall

BostonThese 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

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 23, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Bleacher Report: Trailer for Linsanity the Documentary

posted by Randall
Linsanity

Check Out the Trailer for Linsanity, the documentary and read about how it all happened. in the Bleacher Report

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Bad Ass Asians

Jan 23, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

ABS CBN: 3 Pinoys Reportedly Make Top 40 of @AmericanIdol

posted by Randall

 

 

American Idol Jessica Sanchez and Philip PhilipsThe 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

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 23, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

You Tube: @FarEastMovement Performance at Inaugural Ball

posted by Randall
Far East Movement Dirty Bass

Far East Movement performed at the Inaugural Ball for President Obama this week. You can see the performance here on You Tube.

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Bad Ass Asians

Jan 23, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Las Vegas Weekly: The Dream Reader Who Inspired @TonyHsieh

posted by Randall

Downtown Las VegasZappos founder Tony Hsieh was looking to do something big. He had a dream and he wanted to know what it meant. So he turned to Sarah Nisperos, the woman they call the Sorceress to read his dream.

“You can’t do another strip mall,” she told Hsieh. “If you really want to do this, you … Read more

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