COVID: San Francisco Business Leaders Brainstorm Ideas To Revive A Deserted ChinatownAt the start of the pandemic, there were empty storefronts and deserted streets in San Francisco’s Chinatown. A year later, it isn’t much better. Now business leaders are brainstorming on ways to bring people back.
Jewelry Store In San Francisco Chinatown Hit in Daytime Smash-and-Grab BurglarySan Francisco police say three young men broke the front window of a jewelry store on Washington Street in Chinatown about 11 a.m. Saturday and stole jewelry from inside.
Oakland Protesters Fear Proposed Bill Would Turn Violent Attacks On Asians Into 'Misdemeanors'Police were investigating another brazen robbery in Oakland's Chinatown Friday afternoon, and some fear this type of violence will become even more common if Senate Bill 82 passes.
Unique Bilingual Newspaper Focuses on Bay Area Chinese AmericansA longtime journalist who got laid off from a newspaper during the early weeks of the pandemic has started the only bilingual paper of its kind in California.
COVID: San Francisco Chinatown Businesses Struggle To Recover From Pandemic Shut DownIt’s been a uniquely challenging year for San Francisco’s Chinatown — the coronavirus and a virulent strain of anti-Asian sentiment has left its streets empty and its storefronts empty.
Oakland Launches Campaign to Support Asian-Owned BusinessesCity leaders in Oakland on Friday were urging people to shop and dine in Chinatown as part of a new campaign to support Asian-owned businesses.
San Francisco Leaders Hold Rally Denouncing Anti-Asian Hate CrimesState and city leaders gathered in San Francisco's Chinatown on Monday morning to stand in solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in the wake of multiple hate crimes targeting them recently.
Hundreds Rally in San Francisco to Denounce Violence Against Asian AmericansThere was a huge rally in the heart of San Francisco’s Chinatown Saturday to show solidarity with the city’s Asian residents but, amid the calls for healing, there were signs of how deeply the community has been traumatized.
Volunteers Patrol Chinatown Streets in Wake of Violent Attacks on AsiansUnprovoked attacks on Asians are putting many on the edge but some are turning fear into action.
San Francisco Police Arrest Suspects in Chinatown Laundromat Assault and RobberyPolice in San Francisco on Wednesday morning arrested suspects in connection with the assault and robbery of a 67-year-old male Asian victim at a Chinatown laundromat last month.
Oakland Police Arrest Suspect Who Allegedly Made Online Threats To Asian AmericansAmid a surge of violence targeting Asian-Americans, the Oakland Police Department announced late Monday they have arrested a Berkeley resident for allegedly posting online threats against the community.
Asian, Black Communities Unite In Wake Of Vicious Chinatown AttacksHundreds turned out at the "Love Our People, Heal Our Communities" rally at Madison Park in Oakland Saturday.
San Francisco Opens Renovated Woo Woo Wong Playground and Clubhouse For Lunar New YearSan Francisco Mayor London Breed announced Friday that the recently renovated Willie “Woo Woo” Wong Playground in Chinatown will reopen in time for Lunar New Year celebrations.
Oakland Police Intensify Patrols In Wake Of Chinatown Attacks; Fear Overshadows Lunar New Year CelebrationsNew Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong returned to Chinatown late Thursday, walking the streets he once patrolled as a beat officer, assuring local residents that security has been heightened in the district in the wave of attacks on elderly victims.
Rappers Mistah F.A.B. And China Mac Team Up To Condemn Oakland Chinatown Violence A pair of rappers united in the East Bay to have a conversation about bridging the hurt and pain from a series of vicious and brazen attacks, particularly on Asian seniors.