AAJA-LA Trivia Bowl 2003

By CYNTHIA FUREY University of California, Irvine Quick, what’s California’s official state fossil? You don’t know? Neither did many of the teams at AAJA-LA’s Trivia Bowl IX, the chapter’s signature fund-raising event at the Japanese American National Museum on Oct. 17. The 22 teams competing this year for the coveted

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JABA easily wins Trivia Bowl for second year in a row

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11, 2002–The Japanese American Bar Association repeated its triumph as Trivia Bowl champion and winner of the coveted Rice Cup with a dominating performance in the eighth edition of AAJA-L.A.’s signature team trivia competition scholarship fundraiser at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo. The past

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A Record Turnout for 2001 Trivia Bowl and 20th Anniversary Celebration

Forty-three teams competed in 2001 Trivia Bowl at KABC-TV in Glendale. By Richard Fruto Gianelli & Morris GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 28, 2001–Trivia Bowl VII drew the largest number of teams ever to compete in the Asian American Journalists Association Los Angeles chapter’s signature fundraiser. More than 500 journalists and community

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APALC Wins Top Trivia Bowl Honors

By Richard Fruto Gianelli & Morris LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27, 2000–The Asian Pacific American Legal Center won Trivia Bowl VI, marking the first time ever that a community organization has won AAJA-LA’s team trivia fundraising competition. APALC edged past The Orange County Register to grab first place with a top

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Trivia Bowl X: KNBC Makes History in Meeting the X-treme Challenge of Our Annual Competition and Fundraiser

By CYNTHIA FUREY AAJA-LA.org LOS ANGELES, October 2004 — After an evening full of surprises and mind-stumping questions, there remains this one: How in the world did KNBC Channel 4 manage to become the first broadcast team to take the top prize in AAJA-LA’s annual Trivia Bowl? Even KNBC team

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The Fortune Cookie Chronicles – Book signing & gathering

New York Times staffer, Jennifer 8. Lee, will be in southern California March 27 through 29th, promoting her new book, “The Fortune Cookie Chronicles.” She has three readings — two in Los Angeles and one in Orange County. You’re invited to the March 28 reading at Skylight Books in Los

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Los Angeles and Orange County Taiwanese Communities to host free culture celebration, “TaiwanFest 2008”

City festival coincides with Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month LOS ANGELES (April 7, 2008) – In recognition of May as Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, an estimated 30,000 people will gather together at the inaugural “TaiwanFest 2008” uniting the Southland’s Taiwanese communities together for a two-day cultural spectacular, May 10-11 in downtown

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Conference: Covering Global Health

To help reporters and editors navigate the complex and often controversial scientific, medical and political issues involved in covering global health, the University of Washington Department of Communications is sponsoring Covering Global Health, a conference for journalists on May 2-3. A series of panels will examine topics such as climate

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Video: Stars of the L.A. Blogosphere tell all!

Are you ready to get out of your newsroom and get online? Maybe you want to start a blog, but don’t know how to approach management for their OK. You may be ready to just reinvent yourself online. If the online world has you a little more than confused, some

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