Archive | July 2010

Love, basketball, and the Philippines: “Pacific Rims” details Filipinos’ passion for basketball

Love, basketball, and the Philippines: “Pacific Rims” details Filipinos’ passion for basketball

“It is a love letter to the Philippines from me,” said Rafe Bartholomew, regarding his book, “Pacific Rims: Beermen Ballin’ in Flip-Flops and Philippines’ Unlikely Love Affair with Basketball.”

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Posted in Community News, Profiles, Vol 29 No 30 | 7/24-7/303 Comments

Filipino one-stop shop launches in Tukwila

Filipino one-stop shop launches in Tukwila

Seafood City, the California-based supermarket chain, is opening its 20th location in Washington state.

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Posted in Business, Vol 29 No 30 | 7/24-7/303 Comments

First Asian American woman to lead UW Alumni Association

First Asian American woman to lead UW Alumni Association

For Colleen Fukui-Sketchley, purple and gold symbolizes tradition and draws unity in her family.

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Posted in Community News, Profiles, Vol 29 No 30 | 7/24-7/303 Comments

Rich Cho ‘trail blazes’ to Portland

Rich Cho ‘trail blazes’ to Portland

Rich Cho, former assistant general manager (GM) of the Seattle SuperSonics, has been hired to replace Kevin Pritchard as general manager of the Portland Trail Blazers.

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Posted in Sports, Vol 29 No 30 | 7/24-7/305 Comments

NWAW’s outstanding grads

NWAW’s outstanding grads

Each year, we like to showcase a few outstanding Asian American graduates in the Greater Seattle area who have either excelled academically, athletically, artistically, or who have significantly contributed to their community.

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Posted in Education, Vol 29 No 30 | 7/24-7/300 Comments

Seattle Council votes to ban ‘Bodies’ exhibit

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle City Council has voted to effectively ban the cadaver exhibit “Bodies … The Exhibition” from returning to the city.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 29 No 30 | 7/24-7/300 Comments

Immigration could change the politics of a Georgia district

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Sitting in a crowded strip mall office, about three dozen Gwinnett Country Republicans — mostly white — voted down a newspaper ad

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Posted in National News, Vol 29 No 30 | 7/24-7/301 Comment

Uzbek women accuse state of mass sterilizations

Uzbek women accuse state of mass sterilizations

GULISTAN, Uzbekistan (AP) — Saodat Rakhimbayeva says she wishes that she had died with her newborn baby.

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Turkey becomes global power in construction

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An army of Turkish cranes and bulldozers is at work across the Middle East, Central Asia, and Africa, building dams, stadiums,

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Spinning across the country, DJ Tina T pauses to plan a DJ camp for teens this summer

Spinning across the country, DJ Tina T pauses to plan a DJ camp for teens this summer

For some, career paths are mapped out in grade school. For others, it’s not until they reach adulthood that they know

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Profiles, Vol 29 No 30 | 7/24-7/301 Comment

NWAW’s July must-reads: Cool summer reads for young adults

NWAW’s July must-reads: Cool summer reads for young adults

Most children take their education for granted and would rather be anywhere but at school.

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Posted in On the Shelf, Vol 29 No 30 | 7/24-7/300 Comments

“Kindred Spirits”: Unique concept sparks new interpretation of ghosts

“Kindred Spirits”: Unique concept sparks new interpretation of ghosts

Growing up in the city, Henrietta went through school, got a job, and had a career ahead of her. Yet, she felt that there was a hole in her life, and she set out to find what was missing.

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Editorial: For Cho and Lin — glass ceiling, what glass ceiling?

Local guy Rich Cho has been named the Portland Trail Blazers new general manager. Also, Jeremy Lin is signing with the Golden State Warriors.

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Posted in Editorials, Vol 29 No 30 | 7/24-7/305 Comments

June 23:  Ehrik Aldana is govenor of Evergreen Boys State

June 23: Ehrik Aldana is govenor of Evergreen Boys State

The 2010 session of the American Legion Evergreen Boys State has been established. Boys State is a national one-week, civil leadership action program

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 30 | 7/24-7/300 Comments

June 23: New design principal is added to MulvannyG2 Architecture

June 23: New design principal is added to MulvannyG2 Architecture

MulvannyG2 Architecture added Jenny Li as a design principal to its office in Bellevue.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 30 | 7/24-7/300 Comments

June 18: Women’s Empowerment Summit a success for third year

June 18: Women’s Empowerment Summit a success for third year

Women came together at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel to network and participate in informative sessions at the 3rd Annual Women’s Empowerment Summit.

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June 19: Five grads awarded in the annual Garfield Golden Grads luncheon

June 19: Five grads awarded in the annual Garfield Golden Grads luncheon

The annual Garfield Golden Grads (GGG) luncheon for 2010 was held in the Garfield High School (GHS) Commons for GHS classes of 1923–1960.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 30 | 7/24-7/300 Comments

June 24: Cities earn Governor’s Smart Communities Award

The 2010 Governor’s Smart Communities Award winners were presented at the Association of Washington Cities annual conference in Vancouver, Wash.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 30 | 7/24-7/301 Comment

Blog: Tom Douglas’ gold-mine idea

Blog: Tom Douglas’ gold-mine idea

Celebrity chef Tom Douglas brought 38 students to Phnom Penh Noodle House last Thursday to learn Sam Ung’s fruit carving technique.

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 29 No 30 | 7/24-7/300 Comments

Blog: First big Filipino supermarket opens

Blog: First big Filipino supermarket opens

Seafood City Supermarket, a Filipino market from California, on Thursday celebrates the grand opening of its first supermarket in Washington state.

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 29 No 30 | 7/24-7/300 Comments

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