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Councilmember Tim Burgess proposes legislation to regulate Short Term Rentals in Seattle

Councilmember Tim Burgess proposes legislation to regulate Short Term Rentals in Seattle

Cliff Cawthon April 26, 2017 0

The regulation of these short-term rentals is a lesser-known way of tackling the epidemic of housing shortages across the city, particularly in the International District. A 2016 report by Puget Sound Sage examined how

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Infertility: Overcoming stigma in the Asian American community

Infertility: Overcoming stigma in the Asian American community

Kai Eng April 26, 2017 0

Annie Kuo is an ambassador and family-building advocate with Resolve: The National Infertility Association. Kuo brought Resolve’s presence back to the Greater Seattle area and leads a monthly support group in Greenwood. She also

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County Council approves funds to assist immigrants and refugees

County Council approves funds to assist immigrants and refugees

The International Examiner April 22, 2017 0

The following is a statement from The Metropolitan King County Council. The Metropolitan King County Council today approved funding that will invest in the capacity and resiliency of the incredibly important immigrant and refugee

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PSCAA collects community input on Volkswagen settlement funds

PSCAA collects community input on Volkswagen settlement funds

Kamna Shastri April 20, 2017 0

A lawsuit filed against vehicle manufacturer Volkswagen for programming diesel vehicles to cheat emissions tests between 2009 and 2016 resulted in a settlement of close to $15 billion in October of last year. Volkswagen

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EPA Grant funds long awaited Air Toxics Study in the CID

EPA Grant funds long awaited Air Toxics Study in the CID

Kamna Shastri April 20, 2017 0

A highly-anticipated EPA grant awarded to Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PSCAA) will fund the use of various air quality monitoring technology to inform a larger study documenting air quality in the region. The

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Hate crimes bring anxiety, action for South Asians

Hate crimes bring anxiety, action for South Asians

Kamna Shastri April 19, 2017 0

“Go back to where you came from,” “Go home”—these were the words uttered by perpetrators just before they pulled their triggers in hate crimes targeting South Asians over the past two months. In February,

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Executive Order 9066: Artists and activists draw parallels to the present

Executive Order 9066: Artists and activists draw parallels to the present

Chetanya Robinson April 19, 2017 0

When Tom Ikeda gives presentations on the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, he likes to show a black-and-white photo of his grandparents accepting an American flag in honor their son, who

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AARP calls for nominations for Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards

AARP calls for nominations for Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards

The International Examiner April 17, 2017 0

The following is a statement from AARP. AARP proudly announces a call for nominations for its 2nd Annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards to acknowledge the extraordinary staff and volunteers of

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen: “I never want to be an insider completely”

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen: “I never want to be an insider completely”

Pinky Gupta April 13, 2017 0

On February 24, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen spoke at the Seattle Central Public Library to promote his new book, The Refugees, a collection of stories that explores immigration, identity, love and family.

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CID business leader Tomio Moriguchi reflects on retirement, community service

CID business leader Tomio Moriguchi reflects on retirement, community service

Ron Chew April 10, 2017 0

Tomio Moriguchi, longtime chairman of the Uwajimaya grocery chain and International District business leader, stepped to the podium at the Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center on March 31 with his sister Tomoko Matsuno and

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