Boom A Ring masters boomerang effect, bringing more audience back
Written by Jocelyn Chui   
Thursday, 08 September 2011 10:37

Ringling Bros. Boom A RingPresented by Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Boom A Ring amazes its audience by stunning acts one after another.

Started off with a dance-along led by clowns where audience can join in on the arena floor, ShoWare Center was heated up with excitement. As the lights began to dim, all of the performers, including the elephants, did a quick parade on stage as the ringmaster introduced the circus.

5 things to Do When a Storm Threatens your Trip
Thursday, 08 September 2011 10:35

Storm(Courtesy of AP) When a big storm threatens to delay or cancel your flight, here are some tips: 1. CHECK YOUR STATUS To avoid getting stranded at the airport, check your flight status early and often. Check at least once on the day you're flying and again before heading to the airport. If you need to rebook, do it online. Hold times to speak with airline agents could be hours long. 2. PREPARE Once you're ready to head to the airport, come prepared. Write down your flight number and departure time. Do the same for similar flights. This will make things easier if the airline lets you change your flight for free and you need to rebook with an agent. 

Chinatown/ID Celebrates the Asian Tradition of Night Market
Written by Jocelyn Chui   
Thursday, 01 September 2011 13:48

Chinatown/ID Night MarketIf you happened to be in Chinatown/International District (ID) on the night of Aug. 27th, you probably have experience the vivacity of an Asian night market. Organized by the Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA), the Night Market took place at Hing Hay Park brought the local residents a real summer blast before the season ends.

Law Talk - Preferred questions about the case of First Hill building Murder (2)
Written by Lee & Lee, PS   
Thursday, 01 September 2011 12:24

Lee & Lee PS Law Talk

Q: Do you think a self-defense claim will be successful at trial? A: I am not sure that there will be a self-defense claim.  I do not know all of the evidence in this case, but there doesn’t appear to be any evidence that Mr. Chen was acting to defend his life or the life of someone else when he killed his victims, one of whom was his toddler son.  Self-defense requires evidence of an imminent threat of serious harm/death – I am not aware of such evidence in this case.  Even if he could show he had to defend himself against his adult lover, how can he show this with respect to his three-year old son?

Letting the Dream Die - Chicken Curry Salad
Written by Meadow Linn   
Thursday, 01 September 2011 12:10
Letting the Dream Die - Chicken Curry SaladLangston Hughes wrote, “Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” This was one of my favorite poems when I was in high school, but now I’m not so sure that I believe it anymore. I’m starting to think that sometimes you have to let dreams die. Only then will there be room for new dreams. The new dreams might not necessarily be better than the old ones; rather, they’re a more likely or more attainable version. I’ve held onto the same dream of my life for so long that I actually feel a bit like the broken-winged bird that cannot fly. I can’t envision any other possible scenario for my life, yet I don’t seem able to get there no matter how hard I try. The more I struggle, the more painful it becomes.
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