Asian Americans

Apple headquarters in Cupertino.

Apple Reveals Most Workers Are White, Asian Males, CEO ‘Not Satisfied’ With Diversity

Apple primarily relies on white and Asian men for its top-paying technology jobs, feeding the perception that Silicon Valley’s economic boom is largely excluding women, blacks and Hispanics.

08/12/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Democrats Scrap Plan To Bring Back Affirmative Action To UC, CSU Admissions

Bowing to pressure from within their party, Democrats in the Legislature on Monday abandoned an attempt to repeal California’s voter-approved ban on affirmative action in the state’s higher education system.

03/17/2014

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Phil Matier: Asian-American Lawmakers Pull Support For Affirmative Action Push

A push to change California’s affirmative action law at public universities is losing steam in the State legislature after several Asian-American lawmakers pulled their support for the bill.

03/17/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Push To Bring Back Affirmative Action At UC, CSU Faces Backlash

The push to bring back affirmative action at California’s public universities is hanging by a thread. Several state lawmakers who previously supported the bill have now reversed course, amid a backlash among the Asian-American community.

03/14/2014

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Asians Make Gains In Bay Area Tech Workforce

Asian-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.

05/08/2013

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Phil Matier: Many Asian American Voters Undecided

New research indicates that nearly a third of likely Asian American voters have yet to decide who they’re voting for in this year’s presidential election, a significantly higher total than the general population.

09/25/2012

Asian-American immigration documents at the National Archives facility in San Bruno. (CBS)

Historic Immigration Files Available For Viewing In San Bruno

The federal government has released thousands of historic West Coast immigration records to the public, shining a light on Pacific migration patterns.

05/22/2012

Asian-American immigration documents at the National Archives facility in San Bruno. (CBS)

San Bruno Facility To House Asian-American Immigration Documents

Asian-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.

05/07/2012

Rush Limbaugh

State Senator Yee Seeks Boycott Of Limbaugh Advertisers

A Bay Area lawmaker is calling for a boycott of companies that advertise on Rush Limbaugh’s radio show after the conservative commentator refused to apologize for mocking China’s president.

CBS San Francisco–01/26/2011

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State Senator Yee Calls For An Apology From Rush Limbaugh

State Senator Leland Yee of San Francisco is calling on conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh to apologize for mocking Chinese President Hu Jintao’s speech Wednesday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/20/2011

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