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Jan 3, 2018 Ξ Comments Off on Saying Goodbye to AAPI Personalities Who Died in 2017

Saying Goodbye to AAPI Personalities Who Died in 2017

posted by Brittney Le
Eddie Kamae

Eddie Kamae
Courtesy: Hawaiian Legacy Foundation

By Ed Diokno
Views From The Edge

 

Some notable deaths occurred in 2017. Some are well known, but most remained under the radar, to most of America. Each, in their own way, had an impact on the AAPI community. We give them a final aloha.
 
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Asian Americans

Jan 27, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Mayor Ed Lee says San Francisco will Remain Sanctuary City, Despite President’s Orders

Mayor Ed Lee says San Francisco will Remain Sanctuary City, Despite President’s Orders

posted by Brittney Le

Ed Lee

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee reaffirmed the commitment of his city to remain a sanctuary city despite threats from President Donald Trump.

Wednesday, the president signed an executive order to deny federal grant funds to “sanctuary cities.” These cities have policies in place to restrict local law enforcement’s cooperation with federal immigration agents, with the … Read more

Pacific Islander

May 28, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on ABC7: San Francisco Extends Aloha Spirit to Hawaiian Teen Recovering from Brain Surgery

ABC7: San Francisco Extends Aloha Spirit to Hawaiian Teen Recovering from Brain Surgery

posted by Randall
Kaikea Ahuna and his mother Kanoe

Kaikea Ahuna and his mother Kanoe

An Hawaiian teen who spent the last month recovering from brain surgery at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto, California has been honored by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee.

ABC7 News reported in April that his family’s car was broken into at Fisherman’s Wharf and all his medical records and … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jul 10, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on ABC7: San Francisco Mayor blames Sheriff in Pier 14 shooting

ABC7: San Francisco Mayor blames Sheriff in Pier 14 shooting

posted by Elizabeth Kim

Francisco Sanchez

Francisco Sanchez is under arrest in the death of Kate Steinle


 
Mayor Ed Lee blamed San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi Wednesday for not warning the feds about the release of Francisco Sanchez, the man arrested in the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Kate Steinle last week on Pier 14, reports ABC7.
 
While Mirkarimi … Read more

Chinese American

Oct 5, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on NBC Bay Area: SF Mayor Lee Angers Hong Kong Supporters

NBC Bay Area: SF Mayor Lee Angers Hong Kong Supporters

posted by Randall

Hong Kong ProtestSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is navigating a tough balancing act between maintaining good relations with China and keeping voters who support the pro-Democracy forces in China happy.

Right now he’s in danger of falling off the tight rope.

NBC Bay Area reports supporters of the protestors in Hong Kong became unhappy when Lee helped … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 11, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Apl.de.ap to rise up against violence against women @apldeap

Apl.de.ap to rise up against violence against women @apldeap

posted by Randall

Apl.de.apFilipino American Apl.de.ap of the Black Eyed Peas will join San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee this Friday to rise up against violence against women.

The event in San Francisco is part of the One Billion Rising for Justice campaign taking place in 184 countries on Valentines Day.

Participants in San Francisco will dance from the … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 28, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on SF Gate: SF @MayorEdLee to be special guest of First Lady at State of the Union tonight

SF Gate: SF @MayorEdLee to be special guest of First Lady at State of the Union tonight

posted by Randall

Ed LeeSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will get a prime seat at President Obama’s State of the Union address tonight.

SF Gate is reporting he’ll be the special guest of First Lady Michelle Obama along with Jason Collins who is the first NBA player to come out openly as gay and Boston marathon bombing survivors Carlos … Read more

Chinese American

Jan 9, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on ABC7: Asian immigrants in San Francisco most likely victims of pedestrian accidents

ABC7: Asian immigrants in San Francisco most likely victims of pedestrian accidents

posted by Randall

San Francisco ChinatownAn upsurge in pedestrian accidents in San Francisco has Mayor Ed Lee searching for answers, reports ABC7. (photo by pcambraf)

Police say 21 pedestrians died in traffic accidents in San Francisco last year and many were Asian immigrants, mostly elderly.

Investigators believe differences between traffic system locally and in Asia may be causing … Read more

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Oct 21, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on SF Examiner: Eviction of Elderly Chinese American Family Delayed

SF Examiner: Eviction of Elderly Chinese American Family Delayed

posted by Randall

Lee Family evictionA landlord has refused to pay the compensation owed to an elderly Chinese American family (pictured) who has lived in their San Francisco apartment for 34 years and now faces eviction, reports the SF Examiner.

Gum Gee Lee, 73, and her husband, Poon Heung Lee, 79, along with their disabled 48-year old daughter had … Read more

Top Story

Oct 1, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on SF Examiner: SF @MayorEdLee Puts Eviction of #Chinese American Family on Hold

SF Examiner: SF @MayorEdLee Puts Eviction of #Chinese American Family on Hold

posted by Randall

Ed LeeSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has intervened to temporarily postpone the eviction of an elderly Chinese American family and their disabled daughter, reports the SF Examiner.

According to tenant advocacy groups who talked to the Examiner, this is the first time they can recall a mayor intervening to ask a landlord to hold off … Read more

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