Archive for the 'Local News' Category

Occupy San Francisco: Protesters Take to the Streets ( video)

Posted on October 16 2011 by Ann Bassette & Josue Rojas / NAM

Protesters took to the streets and protested outside Wells Fargo Bank in downtown San Francisco yesterday. Among their signs are these slogans: “Unity is Power,” and “Jobs with Justice,” and “Honk if you’re in the 99%.”           Occupy San Francisco from New America Media on Vimeo. This post was submitted by […]

CONVERGENCE 2011

Posted on October 15 2011 by Michelle Ongkowidjojo and H2B (Photographer) / IM

Los Angeles City Blessing Church successfully held the Convergence 2011 on Saturday, October 8, 2011. This was a combined outing for the churches in Claremont and Temple City. The purpose of this outing was to Discover, Connect, and Unite. The location of the event was at Frank G. Bonelli Park in San Dimas, CA and […]

In the Kitchen before the Korean State Dinner ( video) + President Obama Toasts President Lee Myung-Bak of the Republic of Korea ( video)

Posted on October 14 2011 by The White House / IM

Take a peek inside the White House kitchen as preparations for a State Dinner are underway. Guests at the Korean State Dinner this evening in the East Room of the White House will enjoy a Fall Harvest Dinner conceived by First Lady Michelle Obama and White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford. Tonight’s menu highlights the […]

LACASA’s 13th Annual Installation and Community Awards Dinner

Posted on October 14 2011 by Stacey Irawan / IM

Los Angeles, October 8, 2011 / Indonesia Media, Last Saturday members of LACASA, Los Angeles Chinese American Sherriff Advisory Committee, dignitaries, and various government officials gathered together at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel to celebrate the 13th Annual Installation and Community Awards Dinner. As Outgoing LACASA President Sandy Ho finished her two year term, she accepted […]

Obama-Raja Abdullah Bahas “Pembunuhan”

Posted on October 14 2011 by WK / IM

Washington,  Presiden AS Barack Obama Rabu (12/10) menghubungi Raja Saudi Abdullah untuk membahas apa yang disebut pihak berwenang AS menggagalkan rencana oleh unsur-unsur pemerintah Iran untuk membunuh utusan Saudi di Washington. Gedung Putih mengatakan, kedua pemimpin mengecam “pelanggaran mencolok” dari norma-norma internasional dan sepakat untuk mengejar “suatu respon internasional yang kuat dan bersatu untuk menahan […]

Warisan Rahasia Steve Jobs Bagi Apple

Posted on October 14 2011 by Zenab / KB

Steve Jobs memang telah tiada namun ia tak pergi begitu saja. Pendiri dan mantan CEO Apple ini telah menyiapkan warisan untuk masa depan perusahaan tersebut. Sebelum wafat, Steve Jobs memang memahami dirinya sedang sekarat dan ia pun bekerja lebih dari setahun pada produk yang ia yakini akan membuat perusahaan yang ia dirikan aman di masa […]

President Obama and President Lee ( video) + Photo of the Day

Posted on October 13 2011 by The White House / IM

President Obama and President Lee of South Korea hold a joint press availability in the East Room of the White House.     Photo of the Day     This post was submitted by The White House / IM.

NASA-backed space taxi to fly in test next summer

Posted on October 13 2011 by Irene Klotz / Rtrs

A seven-seat space taxi backed by NASA to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station will make a high-altitude test flight next summer, officials said on Tuesday. Sierra Nevada Corp’s “Dream Chaser” space plane, which resembles a miniature space shuttle, is one of four space taxis being developed by private industry with backing from the […]

LGBT Couples Facing Increased Immigration Tensions

Posted on October 13 2011 by Fabiola Pomareda, Translated by Edwin Franco / NAM

CHICAGO–According to the Immigration Policy Center, there are approximately 36,000 same sex, bi-national couples living in the United States. These couples have to reach out to alternative methods such as student visas or other legal resources in order to remain together. Kevin Goodman is associate dean at St. James Cathedral, in Chicago. He met Anton […]

Photo of the Day

Posted on October 12 2011 by The White House / IM

President Barack Obama meets with members of his national security team in the Situation Room of the White House, Oct. 11, 2011, to thank them for their work in disrupting a plot to assassinate Ambassador Adel al-Jubeir of Saudi Arabia. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)     This post was submitted by The […]

Selamat Kathina

Posted on October 12 2011 by Dr Metta Surya / IM

Memasuki bulan Oktober, para umat Buddha sudah bersiap2 untuk menyambut masa berakhir nya Vassa atau Rainy Season yang berarti dimulainya peringatan atau perayaan Kathina. Peringatan atau perayaan Kathina ini, adalah bentuk langsung pelaksanaan ajaran Sang Buddha, Dhamma.  Dengan Kathina, kita belajar/ melaksanakan melepas sebagian milik kita, belajar/melaksanakan kekompakan, memberi maaf dan juga berbagi/bersedekah ( togetherness, […]

New bankruptcy ripples may emerge

Posted on October 12 2011 by Tom Hals, Sue Zeidler and Caroline Humer / Rtrs

Three years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers touched off a tidal wave of bankruptcy filings, corporate failures may be about to pick up again, with some big-name companies among those struggling for survival. Companies in a range of businesses, including hair salons, restaurants, renewable energy, and the paper industry, have tumbled into Chapter 11 […]

Sharpton broadcasts from NY hub of Occupy Wall Street protests ( video)

Posted on October 11 2011 by CNN

The Rev. Al Sharpton brought his nationally syndicated radio show to the New York hub of the Occupy Wall Street movement on Monday, lending his support to a cause that he says speaks for “99% of the people.” “We are here today because we agree 1% should not be controlling the (nation’s) wealth,” Sharpton said […]

Demo di Wall Street

Posted on October 10 2011 by Dr Irawan / IM

                          Dimulai dari September 17 , 2011 ketika beberapa lusin demonstran mendirikan tenda didepan gedung New York Stock Exchange, setelah itu jumlah demonstran bertambah dari hari kehari sampai ratusan jumlahnya, mereka berkemah di berbagai penjuru taman-taman yang berada disekitar Financial District itu. Saat […]

Jobs authorized biography so his kids can know him

Posted on October 10 2011 by Alistair Barr and Poornima Gupta / Rtrs

Steve Jobs, in pain and too weak to climb stairs a few weeks before his death, wanted his children to understand why he wasn’t always there for them, according to the author of his highly anticipated biography. “I wanted my kids to know me,” Jobs was quoted as saying by Pulitzer Prize nominee Walter Isaacson, […]

11 Senjata Canggih yang Hanya Dimiliki AS

Posted on October 9 2011 by esbeye/kb

Beberapa senjata yang hanya dimiliki Amerika Serikat (AS) ini sudah ada selama beberapa tahun lalu, namun baru-baru ini, senjata itu mengalami modifikasi. Sementara beberapa senjata lainnya masih dalam tahap produksi. 1. MQ9 Reaper Drone Pesawat buatan General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) ini sudah ada selama 10 tahun. Pesawat ini kebanyakan digunakan untuk intelijen dan pengintaian. […]