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‘We need numbers to tell our story’: Reversing census undercount in Indian Country

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Fear, distrust and even anger at the federal government are among the obstacles the 2020 Census must overcome to reach an accurate count, especially of immigrants and communities of color, most experts agree. For Native Americans, the ethnic group with the highest undercount of any defined by the Census Bureau, these obstacles […]

Man arrested for alleged hate crime

FREMONT, Calif. — A 55 year old homeless man was arrested in Fremont early June 20 after he allegedly assaulted three passersby with a deadly weapon. Two victims called 911 at midnight, reporting an assault in the 39800 block of Sundale Drive. The caller said a homeless man was throwing rocks at his friend for […]

Police warn Mandarin-speaking community about scam involving fake gold

Police on June 28 sent a warning to San Francisco’s Mandarin-speaking community, asking them to be on the lookout for a scam involving the promise of ancient Chinese artifacts. According to police, recently a group of suspects were able to gain the trust of a business owner and convinced him they had unearthed valuable artifacts […]

SJ: 5 Dead in South SJ murder suicide identified

SAN JOSE — Five people who died in a South San Jose murder-suicide June 23 were identified June 27 by the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office. The victims were shot and killed by 66-year-old man Chi Dinh Ta. They are 51-year-old woman Le Thuy Hoang of Milpitas, and 23-year-old woman Thanh Hoa Hoang, 42-year-old […]

Japanese Americans say ‘never again’ to plan to detain migrant children

LOS ANGELES — Japanese Americans who claim the Trump administration is repeating the history of Japanese American incarceration during World War II, will on June 22 protest the detention of young migrants who were taken into U.S. custody after crossing the border from Mexico with no legal status. The Fort Sill army base in Lawton, […]

Asian Americans push for representation at Smithsonian Institute

LOS ANGELES — More than 20 years after its founding as a diversity initiative, the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center is working to create a permanent Washington exhibit space where visitors can learn about the contributions Americans of Asia-Pacific descent have made to their country. Hollywood celebrities and politicians representing the Asian Pacific American community […]

Suspect in Sunnyvale car attack charged with hate crimes

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — A man accused of attempted murder after driving into a group of eight people in Sunnyvale last month was charged with hate crimes enhancements in Santa Clara County Superior Court on May 30. Isaiah Peoples, 34, allegedly targeted three people at an El Camino Real crosswalk on April 23 because he perceived […]

Search warrant reveals police sought to monitor journalist’s phone calls before raid

San Francisco police allegedly monitored a journalist’s phone calls in the weeks before they raided his home and office on May 10 to investigate a leaked police report, according to documents released May 31. Journalist Bryan Carmody shared on Twitter a copy of a search warrant, dated March 1, obtained by police that sought to […]

Symposium examines wartime scars

More than three quarters of a century since the forced removal and incarceration of some 120,000 people of Japanese descent in American concentration camps, the Japanese American community still has not fully recovered from the trauma. The day-long event entitled “A Community Fractured: Compliance & Resistance” explored the rifts within the Japanese American community that […]

2 dead as man stabs 16 schoolgirls, 2 adults near Tokyo

KAWASAKI, Japan — Sixteen pupils and two parents waiting with them for their school bus were stabbed by a man wielding knives in Kawasaki near Tokyo on May 28, leaving a girl and a man dead, police and school officials said. The 16 schoolgirls, students at Caritas Elementary School, a private Catholic school in the city, […]

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