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 … Continue reading Act Now or We May Lose Angel Island Immigration Station

Nationwide Vigils June 3 for Journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee Detained in N. Korea

Vigils for Asian American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee will be held on Wed., June 3, throughout the country. The two employees of San Francisco-based Current TV - a media venture founded by former Vice President Al Gore - were arrested March 17 near the North Korean border while reporting on refugees living in … Continue reading Nationwide Vigils June 3 for Journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee Detained in N. Korea

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 … Continue reading Ron Takaki Passes Away at 70