Airbnb Host Fined $5,000 For Racial DiscriminationAn Airbnb host who cancelled a reservation and told the guest, "One word says it all. Asian," has agreed to pay a $5,000 fine and attend a college course in Asian-American studies.
11-Year-Old Leukemic Girl With Life-Threatening Bone Marrow Transplant Making Others Smile From ICUMyla Cunanan didn't want any presents for her 11th birthday last month.
Lawsuit Accuses Beauty Giant Sephora Of Discrimination Against Asian-American WomenBeauty giant Sephora is accused of some pretty ugly behavior. A new lawsuit accuses the company of discriminating against Asian-American women.
Man's Fight Against Cancer Unveils Challenge Finding Asian-American Bone Marrow DonorsNearly 11 million Americans are registered according to the Asian-American donor program. Only 7 percent are Asian, while Filipino-Americans make up barely 1 percent of that group.
More Latino Than White Students Admitted To University Of California SchoolsPreliminary admissions data show that 17,589 Latino students have been accepted as freshmen at one of the University of California's nine undergraduate campuses for the fall, or 29 percent of all 61,120 in-state applicants who were offered a spot. That compares to 16,378 white residents, who made up 27 percent of the admitted applicants.
$100M Asian-Themed Shopping Mall May Be Built In MilpitasA $100 million shopping mall targeting the Bay Area’s large Asian-American population could soon be coming to the South Bay. Instead of large stores, developers said the mall would consist of hundreds of small shops.
Famed Dancer Dorothy Toy Reveals How Rival Sabotaged CareerKnown as the "Chinese Ginger Rogers," Dorothy Toy was one of the most famous dancers in the Bay Area. But a deep, dark secret revealed by a jealous rival sabotaged her dreams.
Asians Make Gains In Bay Area Tech WorkforceAsian-Americans are now making up the bulk of the Bay Area’s high-tech workforce, according to the latest numbers. Despite these gains, the numbers aren’t being reflected in senior management or on company boards.
Historic Immigration Files Available For Viewing In San BrunoThe federal government has released thousands of historic West Coast immigration records to the public, shining a light on Pacific migration patterns.
San Bruno Facility To House Asian-American Immigration DocumentsAsian-Americans will soon have a new way to connect to their past. Immigration documents, some of them 100 years old, will be made available to the public at a facility in San Bruno.
San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival PreviewThe 30th annual San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival showcases inspirational digital and interactive media.
Decades Before Lin, SF Man Paved Way For Asian-Americans In NBALong before the national obsession with Palo Alto native Jeremy Lin, another Bay Area hoopster was paving the way for Asian-Americans in the NBA.