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April 30, 1994 | BOB ELSTON
The Vietnamese Community of Southern California has planned two ceremonies today in Little Saigon to mark the 19th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, the former capital city of South Vietnam.
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January 24, 1996 | LILY DIZON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Irvine businessman who for two years has led the Vietnamese Community of Southern California has been reelected to head the organization, one of the most prominent Vietnamese American groups in the Southland. Preliminary results from Sunday's regionwide election showed Ban Binh Bui won by a wide margin, collecting 5,264 votes to challenger Ngoc Van Tran's 3,565.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 24, 1996 | LILY DIZON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Irvine businessman who for two years has led the Vietnamese Community of Southern California has been reelected to head the organization, one of the most prominent Vietnamese American groups in the Southland. Preliminary results from Sunday's regionwide election showed Ban Binh Bui won by a wide margin, collecting 5,264 votes to challenger Ngoc Van Tran's 3,565.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 21, 1995 | JULIE MARQUIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Vietnamese Community of Orange County has received a three-year, $300,000 grant from a philanthropic organization to establish a community health-care program for Asian women and children. The pilot program, called the Women's Health Initiative, is intended to provide preventive and primary care to people who often face language, cultural and financial barriers in the existing health system, said Mai Cong, president and chief executive officer of the nonprofit Vietnamese Community.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 21, 1995 | JULIE MARQUIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Vietnamese Community of Orange County has received a three-year, $300,000 grant from a philanthropic organization to establish a community health-care program for Asian women and children. The pilot program, called the Women's Health Initiative, is intended to provide preventive and primary care to people who often face language, cultural and financial barriers in the existing health system, said Mai Cong, president and chief executive officer of the nonprofit Vietnamese Community.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 25, 2000 | Alex Murashko, (714) 966-5974
The Vietnamese Community of Southern California will be inaugurating 19 board members and executives at the Westminster Community Center Saturday at 1:30 p.m. The Election Organizing Committee is hosting the community event. The center is at 8200 Westminster Ave. Information: (714) 390-4027.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 22, 1999 | Louise Roug, (714) 966-5977
The City Council is trying to get two Vietnamese groups together to discuss having one unified Tet parade rather than two celebrations. The city recently received two parade applications, one from the TET Parade Foundation for Feb. 6, and one from the Vietnamese Community of Southern California to conduct the festival Feb. 5. The council will decide whether to grant the permits at its Tuesday meeting. Tet Nguyen Dan, or Tet, is the Vietnamese celebration of the Lunar New Year.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 19, 1996 | DAVAN MAHARAJ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A lawsuit by a prominent Vietnamese organization accuses Westminster Councilman Tony Lam of blaming them for an arson fire at his Little Saigon restaurant. The defamation suit filed last week in Orange County Superior Court by the Vietnamese Community of Southern California also alleges that Lam accused them, according to the suit, of "inciting threats and violence in the local Vietnamese community." The suit stems from a controversy involving rival Tet celebrations in late February.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 23, 1997 | LESLEY WRIGHT and HOPE HAMASHIGE and JOHN POPE
The City Council has denied a special event permit to the Vietnamese Community of Southern California, which had wanted to commemorate the 1975 fall of Saigon this month. In turning down the request, city officials said the group had not adequately contacted business owners and residents who might be affected.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 30, 1994 | BOB ELSTON
The Vietnamese Community of Southern California has planned two ceremonies today in Little Saigon to mark the 19th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, the former capital city of South Vietnam.
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