Jess Tabasa’s exhibit, Watsonville Public Library

Recently, Jess Tabasa, ACE Board member and past president of FANHS (Filipino American National Historical Society of Monterey Bay Area & Tri-County) set up an exhibit in the Watsonville Public Library. The focus was on ACE and Salinas Chinatown (with its three ethnic groups: Chinese, Japanese and Filipino), the Watsonville Filipino Community. Thanks, Jess for continuing to preserve the historical legacy of the Asian Pacific … Continue reading Jess Tabasa’s exhibit, Watsonville Public Library

2016 Steinbeck Festival & Home Brew Fest

This year, ACE took part in both the National Steinbeck Center’s Steinbeck Festival, and in the Steinbeck Brew Fest, which was sponsored by both the Salinas Rotary Club, and the National Steinbeck Center. Co-chair Jean Vengua gave a talk at the Steinbeck Festival on “U.S. Filipino Periodicals & the Juan Steinbeck Poetry Society” and took part in a fascinating panel discussion afterwards. ACE had a … Continue reading 2016 Steinbeck Festival & Home Brew Fest