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What's Your Salary?

Curious what other positions and folks get paid? Here's an easy and anonymous way to share and see!

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Flying Free: Quitting your Job

Sharing stories of personal peace... after leaving the job.

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Japangeles: Story of Business

In this two-part series, stories of Japangeles, from business to community, will be shared about the company we have now know. Learn about the growth, story, and success of the well-known brand in Southern California, connecting us all to Little Tokyo.

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Friends of the Vine

"There are no strangers here, only friends you haven't met."

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Antiques Kinoedo: The Romance of Japanese Antiques

My dad has been antiquing for years, specializing in buying and selling Japan-made goods. I went behind the scenes to learn about his business.

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Grief That’s Worth Its Weight in Gold

I started my pre-loved fine gold jewelry business, Teruko Jewelry, on a whim—I knew nothing about solid gold, the value of gold jewelry or even how I would mail out orders. But when the scariest thing in the world has happened to you, things that might have seemed daunting feel manageable.

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Buttercream Dreams | An Interview with Kylie Miyamoto of Kymoto Co.

Meet Kylie Miyamoto of Kymoto Co., the Tustin-based online cake shop that specializes in minimalist and modern buttercream cakes.

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3 to 1: Business

How do generational differences affect business practices and philosophies? You want to know, and so do we.

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Nikkei Professionals 2022

Nikkei Professionals is an event hosted by the Southern California Intercollegiate Nikkei Council in which members have the opportunity to develop professionals skills that are often not taught in school.

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Unwinding our Values: to Gaman and Grind

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Alternatives to Retail Therapy

As we continue to get vaccinated and return to our lives, let's move away from retail therapy and start investing in community care.

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Small Business Feature: Whispering Wicks

In our first small business feature, we interview the husband-and-wife team behind the candle company known as Whispering Wicks. Read on to learn more about how candle-making helped these two ICU nurses relax.

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The Greatest Restaurant I Never Knew

An ode to the beautiful life and heart-rending death of Yoonjin Hwang’s beloved Spoon by H.

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Anzen Hardware Celebrates its 75th Anniversary

This year will mark the 75th Anniversary of my grandparents' hardware store, and I don’t know what its future holds. 

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The Asian American Community Business Shopping Guide

Are you ready? We've sourced over 100 community-based businesses all offering one-of-a-kind items. Buy for that special someone, or treat yourself.

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