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Gregoire Appoints New Director of Commission on APA Affairs (CAPAA)

Gregoire Appoints New Director of Commission on APA Affairs (CAPAA)

The International Examiner November 4, 2009 Comments Off on Gregoire Appoints New Director of Commission on APA Affairs (CAPAA)

Gov. Chris Gregoire announced Oct. 26 the appointment of Kendee Yamaguchi as the executive director of the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs. Yamaguchi is a third-generation Japanese American born and raised

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JACL Calls for Halt of Power Line Through Minidoka National Historic Site

JACL Calls for Halt of Power Line Through Minidoka National Historic Site

The International Examiner November 3, 2009 Comments Off on JACL Calls for Halt of Power Line Through Minidoka National Historic Site

The National Youth/Student Council of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL NY/SC), the youth arm of the oldest and largest Asian Pacific American civil and human rights organization in the United States, calls upon

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Bank of America Awards Local Heroes

Bank of America Awards Local Heroes

The International Examiner November 3, 2009 Comments Off on Bank of America Awards Local Heroes

On Oct. 27, the Bank of America awarded their Neighborhood Builder’s Award to Neighborhood House, an organization that aims to alleviate poverty in our housing and general communities in Seattle and King County. This

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NAPCA Announces New President

NAPCA Announces New President

The International Examiner November 3, 2009 Comments Off on NAPCA Announces New President

After an extensive nationwide search, the NAPCA Board of Directors named Christine Takada, President and CEO of the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging. Takada has been serving as Interim President & CEO since

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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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