A new report showing a dramatic increase in hate crimes targeting Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) last year in San Francisco confirmed the concerns of many in the community and led Mayor London Breed and the city’s police chief on Tuesday to sound the alarm on the crisis.
Covid cases among single-room-occupancy residents in San Francisco rose by 1,500% in the last month, according to city data.
“We talked to merchants. Even though they have concerns, they all welcome the celebrations and activities to bring back the locals and tourists to Chinatown,” said Harlan Wong, director of the Chinese New Year Festival & Parade.
The killing of an Asian American woman with Bay Area roots this past weekend in New York City has reignited community concerns over pandemic-related hate crimes.
More than 70 non-citizen residents of San Francisco have filed to participate in the upcoming school board recall election.
The hazy skies and poor air quality that San Francisco residents started noticing Wednesday is due to a relatively normal winter weather phenomenon called a “temperature inversion,” not wildfires or an unusual amount of pollution, weather experts said Thursday.
The Xu family, like thousands of other very low-income immigrants living in single-room-occupancy hotels, has experienced increasing food insecurity during the Covid crisis.
In 2016, San Francisco passed a Charter amendment to allow non-citizen parents to vote in Board of Education elections. (本文有中文译版)
Chinese community leaders rallied to save Cantonese classes at city college.
Cho Wing Chung’s alarm clock will buzz at 3:45 a.m. on Christmas Day. He will arrive in Tenderloin at 5 a.m. and get to work making meals for San Francisco’s most vulnerable.