I was at Costco recently and came across Pulmuone Foods USA’s Tonkatsu Miso Ramen. It looked appealing to me for two servings for a cost of $11.99. In the San Francisco Bay Area, a single bowl of ramen at a restaurant starts around that much, so this looked like a cost effective at home alternative. […]
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the California DMV is increasing the number of transactions that can be completed without a visit to a field office. The DMV has several methods to serve customers, including online self-service options, through DMV Now kiosks, or via a DMV business partner so that customers can “visit” the DMV by […]
Photo courtesy of the Seal Beach Police Department After burying her husband Byong, Yong Choi received the letter that we have included in this post. Byong and Yong Choi created successful businesses, raised four daughters, and then moved to the retirement community of Leisure World in Seal Beach, California. While hateful acts against Asian Americans […]
With the rise of hate crimes against AAPIs due to the COVID-19 pandemic (exacerbated by the previous president’s “China virus” and “Kung Flu” rhetoric) and the recent mass shootings in Atlanta, Georgia, Jada Leng, PBS’s Business Strategy Director, Content and General Audience Programming, penned a recent article, “Violence Against Asian Americans,” writing: “Congress held the […]
On March 16, 2021, a white gunman murdered eight woman at three spa and massage businesses in the Atlanta area. Six of those killed were Asian/Asian American (text below from the New York Times): Soon C. Park: Ms. Park, 74, who worked at Gold Spa, was the oldest person killed on Tuesday. She lived in […]
Those are all the listings of Strip Clubs that come up in Atlanta in Google. Platinum Gentleman’s Club is literally a couple minutes away along with the others pulled up in the search. Young’s Asian Massage Parlor was 30 MINUTES AWAY. The shooter traveled far and wide to kill Asian women.
Not long before the deadly Atlanta-area shootings spread fear and anger through Asian American communities nationwide, police say the attacker made a legal purchase: a 9 mm handgun.Within hours, they say, he had killed eight people, seven of them women and six of Asian…
I wrote this article for AsAmnews where I’ve been doing some more writing. Here’s an Excerpt from the article. March 17th was 5 years to the day of map kong being killed. Around 6:15 AM on March 17, 2016 in Burnsville, MN, the police were called on a report of a suspicious man sitting in […]