Tag Archives: Garden Grove

New Viet councilman gets sworn in, proposes

Tuesday night Chris Phan walked into the Garden Grove City Council Chambers a single male private citizen, and came out of it a councilman and engaged to be married. The political newbie was elected with 18.2% of the vote, ahead … Continue reading

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Garden Grove USD’s National Merit semifinalists all Viets

Three students from the Garden Grove Unified School District are National Merit Scholarship semifinalists this year, and all three have Vietnamese names, according to a press release from the district. The three finalists are Kevin Pham of La Quinta High … Continue reading

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Viet student DREAM Act activist remembered at UCLA memorial

Graduation photos of close friends Tam Tran (left) and Cynthia Felix were displayed at the memorial. (Photo by Nguoi Viet’s Tiffany Le) Hundreds gathered to mourn the loss of Tam Tran and Cinthya Felix, the crowd of students and faculty … Continue reading

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Viet students win 2nd in Popsicle stick bridge contest

A team of 3 students from Garden Grove High School, two of whom are Viet, won 2nd place in the annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Contest sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers – metro L.A branch, announced the GGUSD … Continue reading

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Viet men charged in smuggle of song birds from Vietnam

You may have seen this on KTLA last night. Two Viet men from Garden Grove were arrested when one of them was caught smuggling song birds through LA Airport with many wrapped around his legs, reports Courthouse News Service here. (Update: … Continue reading

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Bill Dalton is communist !

There’s a picture that wasn’t so clear at first, accompanying the Nguoi Viet piece accusing Janet Nguyen of chumming with commies here. The picture is one of a group of people paying respect to South Vietnam’s military dead. The altar was … Continue reading

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Dina Nguyen & Mark Rosen seek end to Viet Weekly protests

After watching ten months of picketing in front of the Garden Grove offices of Viet Weekly magazine, the City of Garden Grove apparently decides to step out from the sidelines and try to find an acceptable way to end the weekly protests. … Continue reading

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Janet’s BBQ

The Bolsavik swung by Garden Grove’s Main Street today, thinking he’d catch some early action from the protest and counter-protest outside Viet Weekly. No such luck. Though the anti-Viet Weekly protesters (read explanations here) had gone on radio late last night … Continue reading

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