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Filmmaker Will J. Zang’s four-minute hybrid documentary “The Leaf” is part of CAAMFest’s Out/Here Shorts program focusing on LGBTQ+ stories. (Courtesy Will J. Zang)

Gay Chinese filmmaker Will Zang has a dilemma in ‘The Leaf’

CAAMFest screenings reflect diverse Asian and Asian-American experiences

 

A view of the former barracks of the Angel Island Immigration Station. (Courtesy Russell Nauman, AIISF)

Ferry to Angel Island provides a direct route to history

Advocates say loss of service from SF will make it hard to visit key Chinese immigration site

 

In the amusing and political “Soft Power” at the Curran, a Chinese producer arrives in America, where he finds a sea of blond, white people. (Courtesy Craig Schwartz Photography)

‘Soft Power’ – the musical and the foreign policy

I saw “Soft Power” at the Curran theater last week. The play…

 

President-elect Donald Trump answers a question during a press conference on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 at Trump Tower in New York City, N.Y. (Gary Hershorn/Zuma Press/TNS)

Trump alleges leaks by US spy agencies, something ‘Nazi Germany would have done’

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump amplified his already heated war with the…

President-elect Donald Trump answers a question during a press conference on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 at Trump Tower in New York City, N.Y. (Gary Hershorn/Zuma Press/TNS)
ICE agents from the Department of Homeland Security look into the window of an apartment in Rowland Heights, Calif., while executing search warrants during the ongoing investigattion of alleged birth tourism centers on March 3, 2015. Despite such crackdowns, the problem persists. (Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Why birth tourism from China persists even as US officials crack down

LOS ANGELES — At 10 a.m. on a cold morning in April…

ICE agents from the Department of Homeland Security look into the window of an apartment in Rowland Heights, Calif., while executing search warrants during the ongoing investigattion of alleged birth tourism centers on March 3, 2015. Despite such crackdowns, the problem persists. (Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Verizon has agreed to buy online portal Yahoo Inc. for roughly $5 billion, according to multiple media reports sourcing unnamed sources. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Verizon said to be buyer of Yahoo for $5 billion: Reports

NEW YORK — Verizon has agreed to buy online portal Yahoo Inc.…

Verizon has agreed to buy online portal Yahoo Inc. for roughly $5 billion, according to multiple media reports sourcing unnamed sources. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop Tuesday at Alumisource, a metals recycling facility in Monessen, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Trump declares era of ‘Americanism,’ hits Clinton on trade

MONESSEN, Pa. — Donald Trump called for a new era of economic…

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop Tuesday at Alumisource, a metals recycling facility in Monessen, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

State tax credit for third California electric car company

SACRAMENTO — A state board has approved $10 million in tax credits…

Uber said Wednesday that it is getting a massive cash infusion from Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Uber raises $3.5 billion from Saudi investment fund

Uber said Wednesday it is getting a massive cash infusion from Saudi…

Uber said Wednesday that it is getting a massive cash infusion from Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
China's decision to allow all married couples to have two children is driving a surge in demand for fertility treatment among older women. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Finally allowed 2nd child, older Chinese parents turn to IVF

BEIJING — China's decision to allow all married couples to have two…

China's decision to allow all married couples to have two children is driving a surge in demand for fertility treatment among older women. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
President Barack Obama, center, waves as he poses for a group photo with leaders of ASEAN, the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations, at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama, SE Asian leaders seek resolution to maritime disputes

RANCHO MIRAGE — President Barack Obama and the leaders of Southeast Asia…

President Barack Obama, center, waves as he poses for a group photo with leaders of ASEAN, the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations, at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

California almonds dropping in price

MODESTO — Almond prices in California have dropped significantly in the past…

Commuters wear masks for protection against the pollution inside a bus on a polluted day in Beijing on Sunday. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

China’s efforts on climate deal partly due to its pollution

BEIJING — China's push for a global climate pact was due in…

Commuters wear masks for protection against the pollution inside a bus on a polluted day in Beijing on Sunday. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Bree Olson, pictured in June in Los Angeles, is among the women mad at Charlie Sheen for not disclosing his health information. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)

Scoop: Women claim Charlie Sheen did not reveal his HIV-status

Bree Olson is among those not buying Charlie Sheen’s story about telling…

Bree Olson, pictured in June in Los Angeles, is among the women mad at Charlie Sheen for not disclosing his health information. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)
Large-scale photos by Edward Burtynsky, such as this image of an Indian reservation and a suburb in Arizona, showcase human effects on nature. (Courtesy Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto/Rena Bransten Gallery, S.F.)

Edward Burtynsky photos serve as environmental warning

Edward Burtynsky isn’t your typical nature photographer: His works, often beautiful, also…

Large-scale photos by Edward Burtynsky, such as this image of an Indian reservation and a suburb in Arizona, showcase human effects on nature. (Courtesy Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto/Rena Bransten Gallery, S.F.)
China's flag is displayed next to the American flag on the side of the Old Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, the day before a state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Obama’s personal ties with Xi yield mixed policy results

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has invested more time building personal ties…

China's flag is displayed next to the American flag on the side of the Old Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, the day before a state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at a U.S.-China business roundtable, comprised of U.S. and Chinese CEOs, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, Pool)

Xi says ‘without reform’ no progress for business in China

SEATTLE — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday addressed Amazon founder Jeff…

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at a U.S.-China business roundtable, comprised of U.S. and Chinese CEOs, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, Pool)
Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, and his wife Peng Liyuan wave upon arrival Tuesday at Boeing Field in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Meetings with Chinese leader bring agreement on tech firms

SEATTLE — Leaders from Michigan to Beijing attended meetings Tuesday with Chinese…

Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, and his wife Peng Liyuan wave upon arrival Tuesday at Boeing Field in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at  a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015.  (Mark Schiefelbein/AP)

US stocks slump; Dow briefly plunges 1,000 points

U.S. stocks slumped again Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average plunging…

A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at  a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015.  (Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
New explosions and fires rocked the Chinese port city of Tianjin on Saturday, as one survivor was pulled out and authorities ordered evacuations to clean up chemical contamination more than two days after a fire and a series of blasts set off the disaster. (Chinatopix/AP)

New explosions at China blast zone as chemical contamination fears prompt evacuation; 104 dead

TIANJIN, China — New small explosions rocked a disaster zone in the…

New explosions and fires rocked the Chinese port city of Tianjin on Saturday, as one survivor was pulled out and authorities ordered evacuations to clean up chemical contamination more than two days after a fire and a series of blasts set off the disaster. (Chinatopix/AP)