Japanese vice consul charged with 14 counts of domestic violence

SAN MATEO, Calif. (Bay City News Service) — A Japanese diplomat living in San Bruno has been arrested and charged with 14 counts of domestic violence stemming from alleged attacks on his wife, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office. Yoshiaki Nagaya, 32, on May 7 pleaded not guilty to all charges in […]

Survivors rally to save domestic violence orgs from up to $800,000 in budget cuts

(Bay City News Service) — Survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking cried out on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall May 5 against possibly losing up to $800,000 of city funding. In order to close the city’s $306 million deficit, a draft budget proposal includes a 15 or 28 percent cut to the […]

APA Legal Center hires Izumi Miyake as staff attorney

LOS ANGELES — Izumi Miyake joins the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), a member of Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, it was announced Feb. 1. Miyake is its newest staff attorney who will assist domestic violence survivors. Miyake, who is fluent in Japanese, will focus on outreach to the Japanese community, and on providing family […]

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