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Louisa Hotel community meeting

The community is invited to learn and comment about the redevelopment of the historic Louisa Hotel, located on South King Street between 7th Ave South and Maynard Ave South.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 44 | 10/25-10/310 Comments

Update on “Find it, fix it” in the ID

Update on “Find it, fix it” in the ID

Seattle’s seventh Find It, Fix It Community Walk on September 11th, part of Mayor Ed Murray’s Summer of Safety Initiative – mobilized and coordinated City of Seattle resources in order to improve neighborhoods.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 44 | 10/25-10/310 Comments

Help with utility discounts available

Help with utility discounts available

Seattle City Light will have a booth at HealthFest next weekend helping people get signed up for the

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 44 | 10/25-10/310 Comments

Diwali Lights: A festive celebration at SAAM

Diwali Lights: A festive celebration at SAAM

By Udita Arkalgud The Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM), on, Nov. 1, will see the museum transform into a festive carnival, as it hosts Diwali, the Indian festival of lights.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 43 | 10/18-10/240 Comments

Mini City Hall anniversary

Mini City Hall anniversary

Wednesday, October 22, Mini City Hall will mark its 20th anniversary at Crossroads Shopping Center in Bellevue with a celebration beginning at 3 p.m. Mini City Hall assists the community in a variety of ways, including language services, housing referrals and human service needs.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 43 | 10/18-10/240 Comments

Seattle hospital to take Ebola patients if needed

Seattle hospital to take Ebola patients if needed

SHORELINE, Wash. (AP) — Harborview Medical Center in Seattle said Monday it is willing to receive U.S. residents who are evacuated from West Africa for treatment of Ebola. There are no patients with Ebola in Washington state and no plans to evacuate patients to the region soon, but local and state health officials said at […]

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 42 | 10/11-10/170 Comments

MAP celebrates 20 years of volunteer service on Oct 25

University of Washington Alumni Association Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) will be celebrating its 20th anniversary of the formation of the MAP club and also hosting its annual “Bridging the Gap” breakfast.

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Posted in Briefs, Community News, Vol 33 No 42 | 10/11-10/170 Comments

ICHS opens new clinic for business in Shoreline

ICHS opens new clinic for business in Shoreline

By Ron Chew Northwest Asian Weekly International Community Health Services (ICHS) officially opened the doors of its new medical-dental clinic in Shoreline on Monday, Sept. 15, marking the long-awaited arrival of the first nonprofit community health center in the city’s history.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 40 |9/27-10/30 Comments

Free dental, vision, and medical care

The Seattle/King County Clinic will be offering free healthcare services Thursday, Oct. 23-Sunday, Oct. 26 at KeyArena at Seattle Center. All patients are welcome and do not need to provide ID or proof of citizenship. There is no registration, but patients will be treated on first-come, first-serve basis. Admission numbers will be distributed at 3:30 […]

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 40 |9/27-10/30 Comments

Night Owl bus service continues

The King County City Council unanimously approved the agreement to continue the Night Owl buses, routes 82, 83, and 84. Under the agreement, the City of Seattle will pay for the operation of these routes that service many Seattle neighborhoods including Queen Anne, Greenwood, Belltown, Wallingford, and others during 2-4 a.m.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 38 | 9/13-9/190 Comments

Seattle’s Night Market returns to I.D.

Seattle’s Night Market is back on Sept. 13 from 6 p.m. to midnight at Union Station Plaza along Fifth Avenue south. That evening the area will be transformed to an Asian night market with street vendors, food trucks, and live music performances.To celebrate the Chinatown-International District, and the Night Market, each participating food truck and […]

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 38 | 9/13-9/190 Comments

Two events highlight a weekend of martial arts

Two events highlight a weekend of martial arts

Two martial arts events will be held on the same day, one at the University of Washington and one at the Asian Resource

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

Panel discusses business opportunities

Panel discusses business opportunities

Business Opportunities in Washington,” a panel luncheon hosted by the Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce, was

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

An evening in Seattle inspires a benefit at Benaroya

An evening in Seattle inspires a benefit at Benaroya

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The Kalimba band, a tribute to the music of epochal soul/funk act Earth, Wind & Fire,

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 33 | 8/9-8/150 Comments

Put down that phone! – Report shows Asian Americans use smartphones more than others

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Whether it’s an iPhone or Android phone, Asian Americans are very comfortable using their smartphones. 

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 32 | 8/2-8/80 Comments

Chinese Valentine Party — Meet someone at the Seattle Public Library!

There will be a free social skills workshop and dance in celebration of Chinese Valentine Party from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Central Library, 1000 4th Ave., Level 4, in the Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room 1.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 32 | 8/2-8/80 Comments

Downtown will get a streetcar

By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle City Council decided that First Avenue will have the first streetcar route during the July 21 council meeting. City Council will seek $75 million in federal money for the $110 million project.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 31 | 7/26-8/10 Comments

Free health screenings for families

Seattle Goodwill is hosting a Family Health and Safety Fair with information and services including screenings for diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol and Body Mass Index (BMI). Mammogram and Pap tests for women 40 years and older are available by appointment (206-461-4493).

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 30 | 7/19-7/250 Comments

Stop ‘breaking families apart’ say supporters of ICE detainees

Stop ‘breaking families apart’ say supporters of ICE detainees

By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly A vigil was held at the Tacoma Northwest Detention Center on June 21 to support about 40 Cambodian individuals being held there as they await deportation.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 27 | 6/28-7/40 Comments

Walk to feed the hungry June 28

Join a 2.5-mile walk (or run) to fight hunger on Saturday, June 28, at Seward Park in Seattle, from 8 a.m. to noon. In its 24th year, the Walk for Rice is a community fundraiser to benefit Seattle’s Asian Counseling & Referral Service food bank.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 27 | 6/28-7/40 Comments

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