In the autumn of 2000, the more than 600 people crammed into Chinatown's cavernous Meriwa Restaurant for a dinner hosted by the venerable San Francisco Neighbors Association heard community activist and political maven Julie Lee deliver some exciting news. After years of false starts, a resource center to serve the burgeoning Chinese-American community on the city's west side — something many in the audience had long agitated for — was... More >>>