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  • Mike Kai is right under the flight path as Space Shuttle Endeavour lands at LAX! (Click this link to see Mike's 32 second video!)

    Posted by AC Team

    September 21, 2012 Los Angeles   In life, its sometimes having the luck of perfect timing that counts! Mike Kai was on a flight today to LAX when the captain of his aircraft announces he is diverting his plane to make way for Endeavour's historic arrival. Mike could see Endeavour on the back of a Boeing 747 right outside his plane window.  As soon as Mike lands, he runs and jumps into a cab and asks the driver to take him to the South runway to watch Endeavour arrive. Mike shoots this 32 second video just in time as Endeavour lands!  ...
  • September 27 - 16th Annual Chinese American Museum Historymakers Gala

    Posted by AC Team

    Los Angeles   The Chinese American Museum's 6th anual 2012 Historymakers Awards Banquet takes place this year September 27 at The Westin Bonaventure. Prominently recognized as one of the premiere Chinese American events in Southern California, the event honors the achievements of extraordinary individuals who have made a significant impact or lasting contributions towards the advancement of the Chinese American community and beyond in the fields of art, literature, journalism, medicine, film, science, business, government, law, athletics, and community service. This year’s Historymakers Awardees include: Excellence in Corporate Leadership – Tom McKernan and the Automobile Club of Southern California; Excellence in Medicine and Community Service – Dr. Carl K. Moy, an OB/GYN who pra...
  • The Olympics, Ryan Seacrest and Me by Ben Fong-Torres

    Posted by AC Team

    The Olympics, Ryan Seacrest and Me As the old song goes, “it’s been a long, long time.” I apologize for not writing sooner. It’s not that I haven’t been writing. Just not for this space. For example, I just had a short piece published in The Hollywood Reporter, about the Olympics’ opening ceremonies, with a focus on music. It’s in the August 10 edition of “THR,” which is an interesting blend of trade magazine (for showbiz industry folks) and consumer mag (for people who like backstage peeps at the business known as show). My piece—about the 60’s music that producer Danny Boyle featured during that wild, wacky event—was nothing special. But one thing about it really amused me. Just below my story was a Q&A with Ryan Seacrest, who was among the talent NBC shipped to Lond...
  • Are You Truly Free? by Marilyn Tam

    Posted by Marilyn Tam

    Are You Truly Free? By Marilyn Tam  
“In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” ~Franklin D. Roosevelt              We are fortunate that we in the USA can enjoy basic freedom as a given. The things that bind us are more internal – the mental restrictions and “shoulds” that shape our thinking and our decisions subconsciously.       These subconscious constraints confine us to a fixed set of expectations and view of the world.        It locks us from truly being able to soar to our highest potential, inner peace and happiness. How can we break free? This is a three-step process. First by recognizing that we are prisoners of our beliefs. Whatever we believe ab...