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Rendering of the proposed Pacific Mall in Milpitas. (CBS)

$100M Asian-Themed Shopping Mall May Be Built In Milpitas

A $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.

01/13/2014

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Five Best Spots In San Francisco Japantown

Travel to Japan while staying in the Bay. Barry Lancet, author of Japantown, recommends five of the best places to experience Japanese culture in San Francisco Japantown.

11/01/2013

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Palo Alto’s Jeremy Lin Talks About Asian Stereotype On ‘60 Minutes’

NBA standout Jeremy Lin’s failure to get a major college basketball scholarship or a roster spot through the NBA draft probably had to do with his Asian ethnicity, Lin and Commissioner David Stern said in a “60 Minutes” story airing Sunday.

04/05/2013

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ConsumerWatch: More Bay Area Asian Women Victimized In ‘Ghost Scam’

The “ghost scam” continues to victimize seniors, particularly Asian women, in the Bay Area. It’s a crime so serious that the San Francisco District Attorney is personally getting the word out to potential victims.

09/18/2012

Scene of shooting in San Francisco's Western Addition on August 19, 2011. (CBS)

SF Police To Keep More Detailed Racial Data On Arrests

The San Francisco Police Department plans to classify all suspects by both race and ethnicity, Police Chief Greg Suhr said Wednesday, replacing a system which followed state guidelines to classify arrestees according to five racial categories.

09/13/2012

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SFPD’s Cantonese Video Warns Elderly Asians Of Jewelry Scam

The San Francisco Police Department has produced a video in Cantonese that warns elderly members of the Chinese American community about a scam that has netted thieves more than a million dollars in cash and jewelry over the past few months.

07/12/2012

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

Daniel Dae Kim & Grace Park (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite Asian Celebrity?

In celebration of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, we honor those talented individuals who made an impact in the world. Vote for your favorite Asian Celebrity…

05/02/2012

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Scammers Targeting Elderly Asian Women In SF Sunset District

San Francisco police are warning the public about scam artists who are targeting elderly Asian women in the city’s Sunset District.

03/28/2012

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