Support Builds for KPIX Reporter Targeted in YouTuber's Racist RemarksKPIX reporter Betty Yu is speaking out after racist remarks about her were posted by conservative YouTube host Steven Crowder.
Outrage Grows Over Racist Comments Targeting KPIX 5 Reporter Betty YuDuring these troubled times, with Asian Americans continuing to endure physical and verbal attacks across the nation, racist comments by a conservative YouTube host targeting KPIX 5 reporter Betty Yu garnered outrage from a community pushed to the edge.
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 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.
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.
San Francisco Police Arrest Noe Valley Attempted Armed Robbery SuspectSan Francisco Police apprehended the prime suspect in a May daytime armed robbery attempt in Noe Valley on Tuesday, officers said.
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.
UPDATE: Oakland Chinatown Leader Demands Gov. Newsom Declare State Of Emergency; Residents Living In 'State Of Fear' Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce President Carl Chan asked Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday to deploy California Highway Patrol officers to the city's troubled streets and declare a local state of emergency in an attempt to stem the rapidly rising tide of brazen robberies and violent assaults.
'I Would Do It Again': Good Samaritan Shot During Robbery In Oakland's ChinatownA Good Samaritan who intervened during a brazen daytime robbery in Oakland's Chinatown over the weekend said he's thankful to be alive.
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.
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.
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.
UPDATE: Oakland Police Provide New Details in Brazen Chinatown Assault and RobberyPolice in Oakland on Friday confirmed they are investigating the brazen daylight armed robbery and assault of two men in Chinatown Thursday afternoon that was captured on camera.