Community News

JCCSC Holds Awards Luncheon and Installs New Officers

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ALHAMBRA, Calif. — The Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California held its 2022 installation of officers and awards luncheon…

Arnold Maeda Manzanar Pilgrimage Grant Recipients Announced

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Cal Poly Pomona’s Terumi Tanisha Garcia and UCLA’s Charlene Tonai Din each receive $500 and will help plan and produce…

Historic Wintersburg Fire Investigation Update

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The City of Huntington Beach releases its preliminary findings into the Feb. 25 fire that destroyed two structures at the…

Historic Wintersburg Structures Fall Victim to Fire, Demolition

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An aerial view of the Historic Wintersburg site (Photo: Courtesy of Historic Wintersburg) The two 1910 structures, part of the…

Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution commemorating Feb. 19, 2022

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SAN FRANCISCO – The Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution commemorating Feb. 19, 2022, as the 80th Anniversary of…

Entertainment News

History to Air ‘Hidden Heroes: The Nisei Soldiers of WWII’

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GFBNEC Touts Docu on Japanese American soldiers LOS ANGELES — The Go for Broke National Education Center has announced that…

Bad Guys No More

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Once relegated to playing villains, nerds and martial artists, Asian American actors today are breaking that age-old stereotype, proving that…

Tadaima! Virtual Pilgrimage Returns

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”Picture Bride,” from 1994, stars Yuki Kudo and Tamlyn Tomita and was directed by the late Kayo Hatta. By Rob…

A Cartoonist, a Bird and a Passion Project

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Cartoonist and animator Willie Ito and his relentless drive to bring a bird named Maggie from page to screen. At…

National News

Norman Mineta, former U.S. representative, transportation secretary, dies

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Norman Mineta ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Norman Mineta, who broke racial barriers for Asian Americans serving in high-profile government posts…

JACL Applauds Confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

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By JACL National The Senate voted 53-47 on April 7 to confirm the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, making…

JACL Condemns Passage of Anti-LGBTQIA+ Laws

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By JACL National Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the controversial “Don’t Say Gay” bill into law for his state on…

President Biden Formally Recognizes the 80th Anniversary of EO 9066

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DAY OF REMEMBRANCE OF JAPANESE AMERICAN INCARCERATION DURING WORLD WAR II BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA…

JACL Responds to the State of the Union

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Yesterday, President Joe Biden delivered his first State of the Union address, in which he called for bipartisanship and support…

JACL Issues Statement Condemning No-Knock Warrants

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Action Comes After Minneapolis Shoots, Kills Man in Raid of Wrong Apartment The national Japanese American Citizens League and the…