Archive | Vol 30 No 16 | 4/16-4/22

After 30 years of helping immigrants, CCA forced to declare bankruptcy

After 30 years of helping immigrants, CCA forced to declare bankruptcy

On March 31, an agency that provided education, employment, training, and career development services had to close its doors after 30 years

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New start in America turns into 8-year legal mess for widow

Shortly after her husband was killed in a motorcycle accident in India, she arrived in Chicago. It was early 2003, and she’d left her nearly 4-year-old son

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‘Sex in Seattle’ nears its end with the penultimate episode

‘Sex in Seattle’ nears its end with the penultimate episode

Kathy Hsieh’s writing career began in the ninth grade when her language arts teacher asked students to write a script for a class assignment. Hsieh wrote a comedic retelling

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Pro athletes help promote healthy living among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander youth

Pro athletes help promote healthy living among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander youth

Hundreds of youth joined Hines Ward, member of the President’s Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and receiver for NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers

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Shin’s accelerated baccalaureate degree passes House

Shin’s accelerated baccalaureate degree passes House

On April 6, Senate Bill 5442, encouraging the development of accelerated degree pathways in colleges and universities passed the state House with a sweeping majority.

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Community members can now provide input on public safety through city’s online survey

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn has a new tool to gather input on public safety from Seattle residents. An online survey, drafted by a team of graduate students at the Evans

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Japan rattled by aftershock one month after tsunami

Japan rattled by aftershock one month after tsunami

SENDAI, Japan (AP) — A strong earthquake rattled Japan’s northeast on Monday just hours after people bowed their heads and wept in ceremonies

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Shanghai to begin building long-sought Disney park

Shanghai to begin building long-sought Disney park

SHANGHAI (AP) — Walt Disney Co. and its Shanghai partner broke ground last Friday for a long-awaited theme park that Disney hopes will draw legions

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Filipino TV show goes off air due to forcing crying child to dance like stripper

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines’ most popular TV game show was pulled off the air last Monday amid a public uproar over the host letting a crying 6-year-old boy

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Wayne’s Worlds: What if the world were run by the airline industry?

Wayne’s Worlds: What if the world were run by the airline industry?

Now I’ve flown all over the world, for work and vacations alike. You’d think I’d be used to the service (or lack thereof) that one typically gets on an economy flight nowadays.

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Historical Asian artwork to accompany classic pieces performed in a new light

Historical Asian artwork to accompany classic pieces performed in a new light

Where can one enjoy a weekend of exciting classical music performances and unique photography presentations?

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Editorial: Though closed, CCA’s legacy will live on

It’s with sadness that we report that the Center for Career Alternatives (CCA) has closed its doors. The CCA provided education, employment,

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Posted in Editorials, Vol 30 No 16 | 4/16-4/220 Comments

Blog: Hip hip hurray!

Blog: Hip hip hurray!

Cheryl Chow, former Seattle School Board president and City Council member, showed up at The Wing Luke Asian Museum’s dinner with a relaxed face.

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Blog: So what has the mayor done?

“Well, he unites the Seattle City Council together,” Staadecker replied. The mayor’s anti-tunnel stance and other issues have drawn the City Council to fight against him.

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Blog: The rift between the council and the mayor is obvious, but the mayor does have one ally

Of the nine council members, the mayor has only one ally. Seattle’s City Council member Mike O’Brien was also the only one who was not invited to Bruce Harrell’s

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Blog: Bruce Harrell’s re-election

Blog: Bruce Harrell’s re-election

Bruce Harrell has already raised $170,000. So far, five school board members and Port of Seattle commissioners have endorsed him. You might think that

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Blog: Follow the Wing’s example

It’s all of the above for Wing Luke Asian Museum’s annual auction and dinner at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel held last Saturday, raising $310,000 from close to 500 guests.

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Blog: A great way to make up for budget deficit

My friend got a traffic citation for driving 22 mph in a Bellevue school zone, which has a speed limit of 20 mph. He went to court to contest the steep penalty

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Blog: The Big Scout is retiring

Blog: The Big Scout is retiring

Grace Chien, CEO of Girl Scouts of Western Washington is retiring this year. A search firm is looking for her replacement. It might not be easy to find a leader

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March 19: BC Interior Design instructor at Bellevue College Mark Mappala wins national innovative-teaching award

March 19: BC Interior Design instructor at Bellevue College Mark Mappala wins national innovative-teaching award

Mappala, of Seattle, is the national first place winner of the 2010 Innovative Interior Design Education Award given by The Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 30 No 16 | 4/16-4/220 Comments

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