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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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Eggs From Young Asian Women In High Demand

It’s the hot new item in the fertility industry. More and more infertile Asian couples want eggs, but few young Asian women sign up to donate.

11/14/2011

A man handles gold chains at a jewelry shop. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

Fremont Police Say Soaring Gold Prices Make South Asians A Target

With gold selling for more than $1,600 an ounce, a South Asian tradition of wearing gold jewelry has made Asian Indians a target for thieves, Fremont police said Friday.

09/30/2011

Panda Express

San Jose Panda Express Accused Of Latino Worker Discrimination

Federal officials are suing a San Jose Panda Express, accusing the restaurant of making Latino workers clean toilets and perform other menial work while Asian employees stood around and watched.

CBS San Francisco–08/18/2011

Bo Derek Backs Banning Shark-Fin Trade Bill

Bo Derek Backs Banning Shark-Fin Trade Bill

Actress Bo Derek joined lawmakers at the California state Capitol on Monday promoting a bill that would ban selling, trading or possessing shark fins…

CBS San Francisco–08/15/2011

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