Archives for February 2013

LET’S TALK: About Day of Remembrance

It’s only been in recent years that people have been able to talk about the incarceration of our Japanese American community during World War II as a form of “trauma.” Filtered through government language that disguised and diminished the harm inflicted, our own community has struggled for decades to actually name what happened to us […]

THE KAERU KID: India — Still the jewel, but no longer in the crown

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series. Onward to Jaipur. The taxi from my Delhi abode to the train station cost $20, but the train ticket for a four-and-a-half hour ride from Delhi to Jaipur was only $11. The price included tea and a cookie, followed by an omelet, juice, bread, and a large […]

OBITUARY: Edward Tatsuo Masuda

MASUDA, EDWARD TATSUO, resident of Mountain View, Calif., passed away peacefully on Jan. 30, 2013. He was born April 19, 1942 in Newcastle, Calif. and graduated from Placer Union High School, Sierra College, and received a degree in industrial design from San Jose State University. He started his career at Spectra Physics, where he helped […]

FULL COUNT: Okajima pursues return to MLB

Veteran reliever Hideki Okajima was released by the Softbank Hawks on Jan. 28, enabling him to seek a deal with a major league club. The Oakland Athletics are among the teams interested in the 37-year-old who last pitched for Boston in 2011. He is expected to fill the lefty specialist role for whoever signs him. […]

Older gay APIs bond over dinner

The entryway of the Twin Peaks-area apartment is cluttered with various pairs of shoes. In the kitchen is a potluck collection of Asian-inspired dishes. Chairs are set up in the living room. Nametags are distributed. Conversations fill the home. On this Sunday night in early January roughly 20 gay Asian and Pacific Islander men have […]

JACCC appoints new president and CEO

LOS ANGELES — The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center’s board of directors announced the appointment of Leslie A. Ito as its new president and chief executive officer. She will begin her tenure on March 4. Ito has “built her entire career focused on serving the community and making arts and culture accessible to multi-generational […]

Time Warner names Kevin Tsujihara as Warner Bros CEO

Time Warner Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bewkes and Warner Bros. Chairman and CEO Barry Meyer announced Jan. 28 that Kevin Tsujihara will become the next CEO of Warner Bros. Entertainment, effective March 1. He succeeds Meyer, who will remain as chairman through 2013. Tsujihara has served as president of Warner Bros. Home […]

THE HEART OF KANJI: First month of the year — January

正 (sho, tadashii) means “righteous or correct,” which consists of two character parts. The top part represents one finger, which indicates one or once. The bottom part of this character represents one’s foot, which indicates a footstep. As a whole, this character represents stopping to think deeply about where you have been in the past […]

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