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A Bay Area man’s fight against cancer unveiled an even bigger problem for his specific ethnic group--the Filipino American community. He continues to work to beat the odds for him and others like him. Ryan Manansala

Man’s Fight Against Cancer Unveils Challenge Finding Asian-American Bone Marrow Donors

Nearly 11 million Americans are registered according to the Asian-American donor program. Only 7 percent are Asian, while Filipino-Americans make up barely 1 percent of that group.

05/26/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

More Latino Than White Students Admitted To University Of California Schools

Preliminary admissions data show that 17,589 Latino students have been accepted as freshmen at one of the University of California’s nine undergraduate campuses for the fall, or 29 percent of all 61,120 in-state applicants who were offered a spot. That compares to 16,378 white residents, who made up 27 percent of the admitted applicants.

04/18/2014

Rendering of the proposed Pacific Mall in Milpitas. (CBS)

$100M Asian-Themed Shopping Mall May Be Built In Milpitas

A $100 million shopping mall targeting the Bay Area’s large Asian-American population could soon be coming to the South Bay. Instead of large stores, developers said the mall would consist of hundreds of small shops.

01/13/2014

Dorothy Toy & Paul Wing were one of the top all-Asian dance acts of the 1930s and 1940s. (CBS)

Famed Dancer Dorothy Toy Reveals How Rival Sabotaged Career

Known as the “Chinese Ginger Rogers,” Dorothy Toy was one of the most famous dancers in the Bay Area. But a deep, dark secret revealed by a jealous rival sabotaged her dreams.

05/21/2013

downtown San Jose skyline

Asians Make Gains In Bay Area Tech Workforce

Asian-Americans are now making up the bulk of the Bay Area’s high-tech workforce, according to the latest numbers. Despite these gains, the numbers aren’t being reflected in senior management or on company boards.

05/08/2013

Asian-American immigration documents at the National Archives facility in San Bruno. (CBS)

Historic Immigration Files Available For Viewing In San Bruno

The federal government has released thousands of historic West Coast immigration records to the public, shining a light on Pacific migration patterns.

05/22/2012

Asian-American immigration documents at the National Archives facility in San Bruno. (CBS)

San Bruno Facility To House Asian-American Immigration Documents

Asian-Americans will soon have a new way to connect to their past. Immigration documents, some of them 100 years old, will be made available to the public at a facility in San Bruno.

05/07/2012

Scene from 'White Frog,' the opening night film at the SFIAAFF

San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival Preview

The 30th annual San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival showcases inspirational digital and interactive media.

03/05/2012

Norman OwYoung Jang of San Francisco (left) was the first Chinese-American to participate in an NBA tryout, training with the Warriors in 1964. (CBS)

Decades Before Lin, SF Man Paved Way For Asian-Americans In NBA

Long before the national obsession with Palo Alto native Jeremy Lin, another Bay Area hoopster was paving the way for Asian-Americans in the NBA.

03/01/2012

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Eggs From Young Asian Women In High Demand

It’s the hot new item in the fertility industry. More and more infertile Asian couples want eggs, but few young Asian women sign up to donate.

11/14/2011

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