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Deadly Citrus Tree Pest Found For First Time In Bay Area

The California Department of Food and Agriculture detected the first incidence in the Bay Area of the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) Oct. 6. The pest causes a disease that kills citrus trees.

10/24/2014

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San Francisco Visitacion Valley Residents Fearful After Violent Summer Robberies

Nearly 100 residents of San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood gathered inside the Asian Pacific American Community Center on Monday to discuss a series of violent crimes in the area this summer.

09/08/2014

U.S. Census Director Urges Residents To Fill Out 2010 Census

Census Shows California’s Asian, Latino Populations Growing

Latinos now make up 38 percent of California’s population and Asians have become the fastest growing minority group in the nation, according to US Census Bureau numbers released Thursday.

06/26/2014

Lisa Moorish poses for photographs after getting tested for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C to promote getting tested ahead of World Hepatitis Day 2009 (19th May 2009) on the first ever GET TESTED! bus at Leicester Square on May 18, 2009 in London, England.  (Credit Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

Liver Virus Concerns Prompt Communities To Declare National Hepatitis Testing Day On Monday, May 19th

It’s a virus 100 times more infectious than HIV, that can live for a week outside the body on razors and toothbrushes, that destroys the liver through cirrhosis and cancer, and doctors and patients may not even realize it’s there until it kills the host, and infects others.

05/13/2014

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

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