Archive for October, 2014

There’s a new Kobe in town at Cathedral High

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 by imprentacomm

Don’t be surprised if Filipino flags are being waved en masse this winter in the gym at Los Angeles Cathedral High. There are more than 375,000 Filipinos living in Los Angeles County, and a 17-year-old basketball prodigy with more than 50,000 Twitter and 67,000 Instagram followers is set to make his high school debut in […]

Why Are Chinese Millionaires Buying Mansions in an L.A. Suburb?

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 by imprentacomm

Photograph by Damon Casarez for Bloomberg Businessweek “Oh, hey! How ya’ doin’?” Raleigh Ornelas hollers, leaning out the window of his spotless white pickup truck. He’s recognized the man across the street, a developer standing in front of a Tuscan-style mansion under construction. “Where have you been hiding at? I call you, you don’t call […]

In Life and Politics, Asian Influence Grows

Posted on October 21st, 2014 by imprentacomm

The expanding influence of the Asian community in the South in general, and in Georgia in particular is evidenced by the recent merger of the four year old Asian American Legal Advocacy Center with the national organization Asian Americans Advancing Justice, which previously had branches in Washington, DC, San Francisco, Chicago and Los Angeles. The […]

Even With Insurance, Language Barriers Could Undermine Asian Americans’ Access To Care

Posted on October 21st, 2014 by imprentacomm

This KHN story can be republished for free. (details) Efforts to enroll Asian Americans in the health law’s marketplace plans have generally been touted as a success, but because coverage details are provided primarily in English or Spanish, those who depend on their native languages have encountered roadblocks as they try to use this new […]

Record number of Asian, Pacific Island candidates on ballot

Posted on October 21st, 2014 by imprentacomm

U.S. Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) speaks during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on Sept. 5, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. Joe Raedle/Getty A record number of Asian-American and Pacific Island candidates are running for national office this November, according to Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS), a […]