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Gov. Gregoire appoints new director of Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs

Gov. Gregoire appoints new director of Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs

The International Examiner October 27, 2009 Comments Off on Gov. Gregoire appoints new director of Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs

For Immediate Release: October 26, 2009 OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire today announced the appointment of Kendee Yamaguchi as the executive director of the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs. Yamaguchi is

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Mayor’s Small Business Award Includes Two  API-Run Companies

Mayor’s Small Business Award Includes Two API-Run Companies

The International Examiner October 21, 2009 Comments Off on Mayor’s Small Business Award Includes Two API-Run Companies

Mayor Greg Nickels announced this year’s Ten Mayor’s Small Business Award winners, who were celebrated at an awards ceremony at Town Hall on Oct. 13. This year’s winners of the 2009 Small Business Awards

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Historian Says City’s Chinatown/ID Reaches Century Mark

Historian Says City’s Chinatown/ID Reaches Century Mark

Doug Chin October 21, 2009 1

One hundred years ago, in late 1909, Seattle city officials celebrated the completion of the regrade of Jackson Street. After two years of excavation, some 85 feet was chopped off the steep street, setting

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NAPCA: Seniors Should Get Their Flu Shots

NAPCA: Seniors Should Get Their Flu Shots

The International Examiner October 21, 2009 Comments Off on NAPCA: Seniors Should Get Their Flu Shots

The National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA) reminds API seniors to get their flu shots. Researchers from the National Institute of Health (NIH) say that seniors, as well as children and those with

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Eliminating Pan-Handlers

Eliminating Pan-Handlers

The International Examiner October 21, 2009 Comments Off on Eliminating Pan-Handlers

The Chinatown/International District Business Improvement Association (CIDBIA) is now urging community members to support stronger restrictions on panhandling in the community. CIDBIA Executive Director Maribeth Ellis writes, “The prevalence of panhandling in Seattle is

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How Do You Make a City Safer?

How Do You Make a City Safer?

Amy Huang October 7, 2009 Comments Off on How Do You Make a City Safer?

Seattle’s Ballard Avenue and Columbia City are two examples of once sleepy derelict neighborhoods that are now lively and prosperous at night. Both, like the International District, have preserved their physical structure and pedestrian

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Community readies for arrival of H1N1 influenza vaccine

Community readies for arrival of H1N1 influenza vaccine

The International Examiner October 6, 2009 Comments Off on Community readies for arrival of H1N1 influenza vaccine

The first, small amounts of H1N1 influenza (swine flu) vaccine have been released by the federal government and will be arriving locally in the week of Oct. 5 in King County for immunization of

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Bellevue grad sends low-tech balloon into space, captures images

Bellevue grad sends low-tech balloon into space, captures images

The International Examiner October 6, 2009 1

Oliver Yeh, 20, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology student who grew up in Bellevue and graduated from Newport High in 2006, hopes his low-budget experiment in near-space photography will inspire other students. According to

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Innovative technologies to help cancer patients

Innovative technologies to help cancer patients

The International Examiner October 6, 2009 Comments Off on Innovative technologies to help cancer patients

The Health Global Connect Inc., is collaborating with the International Community Health Services (ICHS) in an exciting new startup bringing some innovative new technologies to help cancer patients. On Sept. 16, the groups hosted

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Filipina Politics, Filipina Rights

Filipina Politics, Filipina Rights

Claudia Paras September 16, 2009 1

Pinay sa Seattle-GABRIELA USA, a grass-roots all volunteer political women’s collective, had their debut week of “Summer Nights with Pinay” at the Filipino Community Center (FCC) from Aug 17-21. Having set up their office

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