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Dec 28, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

KPCC: That Pounding You Hear Is the Sound of Mochi

posted by Randall

 

2013It’s a tradition that has withstood the test of time and automation. Japanese Americans are gathering in temples and households to make the traditional new year’s Mochi.

In the old days Japanese Americans would pound cook rice into dough. Now a days the process is all automated.  KPCC was on hand at the Higashi Read more

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ESPN: @Jlin7 21 points 8 assists in loss to San Antonio @Spurs

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basketballDespite 21 points, 8 assists from Jeremy Lin , 24 points from Tyson Chandler & 31 from James Harden, the San Antonio Spurs ended the Houston Rockets 5 game winning streak with a 121 – 116 victory.

Highlights & recap from ESPNRead more

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Philippine News: Bay Area Filipino Americans Organize to Fight Domestic Violence

posted by Randall

domestic violenceA Filipino American Bay Area organization is entering its tenth year of fighting domestic violence in the Filipino American community. The Alliance for Community Empowerment’s new president is the youngest president in the group’s history and its first attorney serving as president.

“I hope to continue engaging the Filipino American community in the campaign to … Read more

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teSI.Com: Two Asian Americans to Compete for US Women All Around Gymnastic Championship– @kyla_Ross96, @katelyn_Ohashi

posted by Randall

gymnasticsKyla Ross and Katelyn Ohashi are among those in the running for the All Around Gymnastics Women’s Championships in 2013, predicts SI.Com.

Ross is one of the few women from the 2012 Gold Medal winning US Olympic team that plans to compete in 2013.

Ohashi has won several championships in the gymnastics junior level.… Read more

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Pugilist: @MannyPacquiao Move Over. @FilipinoFlash named Fighter of the Year

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Photo by James Farmer

It was a down year for Manny Pacquiao, but a heck of a year for the Filipino Flash, Nonito Donaire. It was a year that saw Pacquiao lose two fights, one decisively and the other by controversial decision.

As for Donaire, he won all three of his fights and there are … Read more

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TMZ: @ApoloOhno Scores Great Deal on New Million DollarCondo

posted by Randall

ice skatesOlympic gold medalist Apolo Ohno got himself a great deal on a million dollar condo in Los Angeles. The home previously sold for $1.55 million just four years ago.

TMZ got these pictures of Ohno’s new digs.… Read more

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SFist: Chinatown Woman in San Francisco Wakes Up and Finds Strange Man Touching Her

posted by Randall

Police LineFinding a stranger  in your home in the middle of the night is enough to creep out anyone. But imagine if you’re a woman living along and found a man touching your butt. That’s what happened to a Chinatown woman in San Francisco at 2 a.m. SFist reports the man is in his 40’s  ran … Read more

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Movies With Butter: @eyeofJackieChan Working Box Office Magic

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Movie ClapperJackie Chan’s latest movie Chinese Zodiac  has grossed 34.6 million dollars, making it the highest grossing film ever in China after just four days, reports Movies With Butter.

The film is scheduled for a US release sometime this spring or summer. Chinese Zodiac’s opening day take of $7 million is also a … Read more

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Dec 28, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Sports Grid: The Number 1 Sports Moment in 2012 Involves @Jlin7

posted by Randall

basketball   It was an incredible bit of timing. Every game winning shot deserves a replay. But this one happened on Asian Heritage Night –on the road in Toronto with all eyes on Jeremy Lin. Watch the crowd on its feet, going berserk and that was before the game winning shot. 5…4…3… Video highlights here. from  Sports Read more

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Dec 28, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Mercury News: Last Remnant of Inland Empire Chinatown in Southern California Faces Demolition

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Chinatowns around the country have been homes for Chinese immigrants and attractions for tourists. But the historic China House in Rancho Cucamonga faces the wrecking ball unless money can be raised to save it

A home that used to house Chinese laborers in the early 1900s is dilapidated and red tagged by the city of … Read more

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