Facebook Leader Calls For Silicon Valley, Public To Confront Asian Hate CrimesAn Asian-American Facebook executive spoke out Sunday, saying the recent surge of violence against Asians is a painful reminder of the hate crime his own grandfather experienced decades ago.
California Allocates $1.4 Million To Track And Stop Attacks Against Asian AmericansLawmakers in California this week allocated $1.4 million in state funds to help Asian Americans report hate incidents after a string of recent violent attacks in the Bay Area and across the state.
Police Arrest Berkeley Man Who Allegedly Posted "Disturbing" Threats Against AsiansA Berkeley man was arrested Monday in connection with criminal threats made on social media that were investigated as a hate crime.
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.
Vallejo Shooting Victim Recovering As Lawmakers Approve Fund To Stop Attacks On AsiansAn Asian shop owner who was shot during an armed robbery is showing incredible resilience in recovery. Now, the recent spate of crimes against Asians has the attention of lawmakers who want to document the attacks.
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.
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.
Thousands Stage Golden Gate Bridge March In Show Of Support For ArmeniaWhile San Francisco police continue investigating hate crimes targeting their local community, thousands of Bay Area residents of Armenian descent and their supporters marched to the Golden Gate Bridge Saturday to raise awareness of the growing border conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan half a world away.
San Francisco Man Charged With Hate Crimes For Threatening To Shoot Family Wearing Black Lives Matter ShirtsA 55-year-old San Francisco man has been charged with making criminal threats with a hate crime enhancement for allegedly threatening to shoot a family including small children wearing Black Lives Matter shirts at a restaurant in Burlingame earlier this month, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Hate Graffiti Found Spray Painted On Several Pacifica BuildingsA hate crimes investigation was launched in Pacifica Tuesday after graffiti urging violence towards Whites and police was discovered spray painted on several buildings.
San Francisco DA Warns Against Racism, Price Gouging During Coronavirus PandemicSan Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin said his office will not tolerate anyone exploiting the current coronavirus pandemic by committing hate crimes, price gouging or scams.
State Auditors Say California Underreports Hate CrimesCalifornia is underreporting hate crimes to the FBI, state lawmakers and the public because local law enforcement agencies lack adequate policies and training, state auditors said Thursday.
San Francisco Tries New Tactics To Reverse A Spike In Hate CrimesHate crimes have seen a major spike in San Francisco, the number of reported incidents has gone up about 28 percent since 2015, police said.
Alameda County DA Activates Hotline Due To Post-Election Hate CrimesThe Alameda County District Attorney’s office activated a telephone hotline on Tuesday for reporting hate-related crimes.