Tag Archive | "Bob Santos"

BLOG: Uncle Bob still fools us

Bob Santos, unofficial mayor of the International District, who hardly looks 80, celebrated his 80th birthday at the Nisei Vets Hall last Saturday with more than 200 guests. Well, Uncle Bob, if you follow comedian Billy Crystal’s advice, you are going to celebrate your birthdays for at least 20 more years. Read the full story

Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 33 No 11 | 3/8-3/14Comments (0)

Uncle Bob goes to the Philippines

Uncle Bob goes to the Philippines

By Bob Santos
For the Northwest Asian Weekly

President Benigno Aquino III (left) and Bob Santos

The letter was dated Nov. 12, 2012 and said, “It is with great Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 32 No 8 | 2/16-2/22Comments (0)

‘Uncle’ Bob Santos to receive Banaag award from the president of the Philippines

‘Uncle’ Bob Santos to receive Banaag award from the president of the Philippines

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Santos featured on the FANHS Kiosk in the ID. (Photo by Charles Lam/NWAW)

The International District’s ‘Uncle’ Bob Santos will be traveling to the Philippines at the end of November to receive the “Banaag Award” from President Benigno Aquino III, as part of the country’s “Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas” program. Read the full story

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COMMENTARY: The arena in Sodo, yes or no?

COMMENTARY: The arena in Sodo, yes or no?

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Bob Santos

By Bob Santos
FOR NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY

Chris Hansen, a wealthy guy who earns his living moving other people’s money around, seems  extra rich right now. He wants to build a multi-purpose arena that would house NBA basketball, NHL hockey, and concerts. Hansen has acquired several hundred acres of land in the Sodo area, southwest of the International District. Read the full story

Posted in Commentaries, Vol 31 No 28 | 7/7-7/13Comments (2)

Jan. 29: JACL honors five leaders at 89th annual banquet

Jan. 29: JACL honors five leaders at 89th annual banquet

At the New Hong Kong Restaurant, the Seattle chapter of the Japanese American Citizen’s League (JACL) honored five of Seattle’s social justice leaders — Roberto Maestas (posthumously), Eddie Rye Jr., Bob Santos, Washington State Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos, and past Washington State Rep. Kip Tokuda — for their work in empowering the Asian Pacific American (APA) community. Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 30 No 13 | 3/26-4/1Comments (0)

Sept. 10: InterIm’s annual gala raises nearly $50,000

Sept. 10: InterIm’s annual gala raises nearly $50,000

From left: U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee, Ron Sims, InterIm Executive Director Hyeok Kim, and former InterIm Executive Director and community activist Bob Santos

InterIm Community Development Association held its 2010 Annual Gala Luncheon at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel. Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 40 | 10/2-10/8Comments (0)

Blog: Remembering Roberto Maestas

Blog: Remembering Roberto Maestas

At a memorial for Roberto Maestas on Sept. 29, from left: Lt. Gov. Brad Owen, Rep. Phyllis Kenney, King County Executive Dow Constantine, community activist Bob Santos, Seattle Councilmember Larry Gossett, and Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn (Photo by George Liu/NWAW)

Roberto Maestas, founder of the El Centro de la Raza, died last week. If anyone would ask me to name one Hispanic leader, Maestas would be the first to come to mind, and not because we both had received awards from the University of Washington on different occasions. Read the full story

Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 29 No 40 | 10/2-10/8Comments (0)

Nov. 12: The four amigos — Gossett, Maestas, Santos, and Whitebear — honored

Nov. 12: The four amigos — Gossett, Maestas, Santos, and Whitebear — honored

The four amigos, from left: Bob Santos, Larry Gossett, the late Bernie Whitebear’s brother Lawney Reyes (standing in for Whitebear), and Roberto Maestas

The four amigos, from left: Bob Santos, Larry Gossett, the late Bernie Whitebear’s brother Lawney Reyes (standing in for Whitebear), and Roberto Maestas

The YMCA of Greater Seattle recognized four individuals with the YMCA A.K. Guy Award. Larry Gossett, Roberto Maestas, Bob Santos, and the late Bernie Whitebear were honored at the 26th Anniversary YMCA A.K. Guy Award Luncheon at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 28 No 48 | 11/21-11/27Comments (0)

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