UPDATE: 3 Charged In Hate Crime Spree Targeting Asian Women Across Bay AreaThree suspects have been charged in a hate crime spree involving dozens of purse snatches and robberies throughout the San Francisco Bay Area targeting Asian women, authorities announced Friday.
SF State Professor Russell Jeung Honored For Spearheading Campaign Against Asian-American Hate CrimesAmong the 100 most influential people chosen this year by Time Magazine was San Francisco State professor Russell Jeung, honored for his efforts in launching the 'Stop AAPI Hate' campaign and website to end the rising tide of attacks on Asian Americans in the San Francisco Bay Area and around the country.
San Francisco Man Faces Hate Crimes Charges in Over 30 Acts of Vandalism, Burglary at Chinese-Owned BusinessesSan Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin on Monday announced a man is facing 33 charges, including hate crime allegations, for 27 separate incidents of vandalism and burglary targeting 20 primarily Chinese-owned businesses.
Asian American Attacks: More Than 9,000 Incidents Reported Nationwide Since Pandemic BeganThe frequency of anti-Asian incidents — from taunts to outright assaults — reported in the Bay Area and throughout the United States so far this year seems poised to surpass last year despite months of political and social activism.
Brazen Daylight Oakland Chinatown Street Attack, Shooting Caught on CameraSaturday afternoon in Oakland’s Chinatown a brazen sidewalk robbery attempt and shooting was captured on surveillance video.
'Asians Are Strong' Leads SF Rally To Empower CommunityTaiko drummers performed before hundreds of supporters outside San Francisco City Hall at a rally called 'Push Forward' Saturday afternoon. It was organized by the San Francisco-based grassroots group Asians Are Strong.
San Francisco Supervisor Proposes Renaming Street In Memory Of Elderly Asian Crime Victim Vicha RatanapakdeeA member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday introduced a resolution to rename a street in the city’s Anza Vista neighborhood after an elderly Asian man who died after being violently shoved to the ground in January.
UPDATE: FBI Joins Law Enforcement Effort to Curb Crime in Oakland's ChinatownThe FBI on Monday announced it getting involved in the fight to crack down on in crime in Oakland's Chinatown.
Violent Daytime Robberies Elevate Safety Fears In Oakland's Chinatown NeighborhoodFollowing two violent daytime robberies in Oakland Chinatown, business owners said foot traffic in the business district was way down over the weekend.
Safety Patrol Volunteers Rally in San Mateo Against Anti-Asian CrimeSan Mateo residents rallied to mobilize a safety patrol Saturday, inspired by the robbery of an elderly Asian woman near the city's Central Park in April.
UPDATE: Violent Robbery Suspects Caught on Camera in Second Oakland Chinatown IncidentFor the second straight day, KPIX has obtained new video of a violent robbery targeting older victims on the same block of Oakland's Chinatown.