July 2011 Archives

Cicy Wang

Fremont High School Senior Rides Against Cancer

By Cicy Wang, Jul 31, 2011 1:00 AM

A Fremont high school senior recently completed a nearly 1,000-mile bike ride from San Francisco to Salt Lake City to raise money for cancer research. Sixteen-year-old Chris Chan founded  Ride Against Cancer after his father died from Sarcoma cancer last year. Chan told the World Journal that he was able to raise about $4,500, and is now trying to raise another $500 to complete his goal of $5,000.

Rene Ciria-Cruz

Vatican to Honor SF Woman

By Rene Ciria-Cruz, Jul 30, 2011 7:54 PM

The Vatican is honoring a Bay Area resident for her loyalty and contributions to the flock, reports the Fil-Am Star. In many parts of the country, Filipino immigrant communities are credited with shoring up the Catholic Church’s eroding base of parishioners. The Philippines is largely Catholic, and most Filipino immigrants here remain loyal churchgoers.

Summer Chiang

Poll: Most Chinese Voters Would Support Ed Lee for SF Mayor

By Summer Chiang, Jul 27, 2011 7:59 PM

Nearly two-thirds of San Francisco's Chinese voters would support interim Mayor Ed Lee if he decided to run for mayor in November, and one in four would choose him as their favorite, according to a poll by the Sing Tao Daily newspaper.

Summer Chiang

Chinese-American Consumers Warned to Watch Out for Cell Phone Scams

By Summer Chiang, Jul 27, 2011 3:05 PM

Chinese-American consumers should be on the lookout for scams by local Chinese mobile phone dealers, reports the Sing Tao Daily. If dealers offer a package that seems too good to be true, consumers are encouraged to read the fine print before they sign a contract. That's the message of San Francisco Supervisor Carmen Chu and Taraval Police District Sergeant Robert Bohanan, who are warning consumers to be wary.

Patrick Osio

Are Hispanics for or against illegal immigration?

By Patrick Osio, Jul 27, 2011 1:10 PM

Knowing that I am an American of Mexican descent, you ask me with a scowling and suspicious look seemingly saying – let’s see if this guy is a true American so you ask:


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