Act Now or We May Lose Angel Island Immigration Station

On May 28, California State Parks officials confirmed what had been dreaded for days by millions of Californians who love the cultural, historical and recreational resources of the State Parks.  It’s official – 220 State Parks will be closed unless the Legislature acts to amend or rescind Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s budget recommendations. Among the parks slated to…More

Ron Takaki Passes Away at 70

UPDATE 5/29: Below is the text from an article by Yasmin Anwar of UC Berkeley Public Affairs. And a poignant commentary from Dale Minami here. Ronald Takaki, professor emeritus of ethnic studies at the University of California, Berkeley, and a preeminent scholar of U.S. race relations who taught the University of California’s first black history…More