San Francisco Police Department Partners with Yellow Whistle ProjectThe San Francisco Police Department this week announced a partnership with a local organization on a campaign that aims to help Asian residents feels safer in response to hate crimes being reported at unprecedented levels.
Update: Former Pro Boxer Cited, Released on Suspicion of Punching Asian Teen Outside North Beach BarPolice in San Francisco on Wednesday confirmed that officers cited and released former professional boxer Pat Lawlor on suspicion of battery after punching an Asian teen outside a North Beach bar on Friday.
'I Am Not A Racist:' SF Bar Owner Gets Death Threats, Bad Reviews After Underage Asian Man PunchedAn alleged incident of anti-Asian racism against a San Francisco sports bar posted on TikTok has been vehemently denied by the owner of the establishment, which is now getting a flood of negative reviews and death threats.
San Mateo County Supervisor Proposes 'Zero-Tolerance Hate Zone' In Response To Anti-Asian AttacksThe president of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors wants to make the county a "zero-tolerance hate zone" in response to recent hate crimes committed against people of Asian descent.
House Committee Hears Testimony On Rise In Anti-Asian American CrimesSeveral Asian American lawmakers testified Thursday on Capitol Hill on the rise in violence and discrimination against Asian Americans amid the COVID-19 pandemic, saying the words of former President Trump and other Republicans have inflamed tension.