Under the Same Sky: Diversity in Cupertino

  (KTSF by Jo Wan) The year 2009 was a milestone for Cupertino because a majority of City Council members were Chinese Americans. This result demonstrated how Chinese Americans were becoming more involved in local [...]

Under the Same Sky: Asian supermarket

  (KTSF By Jo Wan) Before the 1980s, there was no Chinese supermarket chain in Silicon Valley. Chinese immigrants had to go to San Francisco’s Chinatown to buy their native food. Steve Huang was a [...]

Under the Same Sky: Education in Cupertino

  (KTSF By Jo Wan) “I think kids education predominate the Asian community” says Cupertino resident Mahesh Nihalani. Many Chinese and Indian immigrants moved to Cupertino for it’s well known high achieving primary and secondary [...]

Under the Same Sky: History of Cupertino

  (KTSF By Jo Wan) When people talk about Cupertino, people think the well known headquarters of Apple Inc. Before the middle of the 20th century, Cupertino was still a village with orchards and farms. [...]

Under the Same Sky: Bayview: The growth of the African American community

(KTSF by Angelina Wong) John Wilcher has just celebrated his 90th birthday at the Bay View Adult Day Care Center. He was a gardener at the Hunters Point Naval Base for 28 years after serving [...]

Under the Same Sky: Crimes in Bayview

(KTSF by Angelina Wong) Maggie Lloyd-Agnew had six children. Three of her sons were killed in violent crimes in the Bay Area. Her youngest son was murdered a block from her home in Bay View. [...]

Under the Same Sky: Changing faces of Bayview

(KTSF by Angelina Wong) Fenghui Zhou and his wife are proud tenants of the newly built affordable senior housing on Third Street in the Bay View district. The couple immigrated to the United States 10 [...]

Under the Same Sky: Bayview: the forgotten community

(KTSF by Angelina Wong) According to the latest homeless survey in San Francisco, the Bay View district has the fastest growing homeless population in the city. After being homeless for the past four, five years, [...]

Under the Same Sky: Bayview rises again

(中文) 同一片天之飛揚都市系列:重新飛揚:安得廣夏千萬間,大庇天下寒士俱歡顏

Under the Same Sky: The Excelsior District: The Italian American community

  (KTSF by Lynne Ku) In the early days, the Excelsior district was predominantly populated by Italians, Irish and Swiss. Most of the European immigrants who came to the United States had similar goals – [...]

Under the Same Sky: The Excelsior District: The Latino American community

  (KTSF by Lynne Ku) The Excelsior District in San Francisco is famous for its multi-cultural community. It’s a diverse neighborhood with working families coming from different immigrant communities. In the 1980s, there were several [...]

Under the Same Sky: The Excelsior District: The growing population of Chinese: Political influence in the future

  (KTSF by Lynne Ku) The Excelsior has always been a neighborhood of working families: Parents go to work and their children go to school. May Wong, the newly elected president of the Excelsior District [...]