With the average rent in Oakland at $2400 a month, hundreds of Chinatown seniors waited as long as overnight for a chance to be put on a waiting list for subsidized housing, reports ABC7.
While in the local courts, … Read more
Two federal judges have hit President Donald Trump with a powerful one two punch by issuing nationwide orders freezing his executive order on travel from six mostly Muslim countries.
Overnight Judge Theodore Chuang of Maryland became the second judge to freeze the ban, following … Read more
By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge
Since Donald Trump’S inauguration as the 45th President of the U.S.last Jan. 21, the people have risen … Read more
Text & Photos by Angela Yip
Released domestic violence survivor Nan-Hui Jo and supporters gathered on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall Wednesday celebrating her recent victory and remembering that her struggle is not over.
Its surroundings are elegant.
Its customer base ranges closer to the upper middle class.
Its two locations are outside the ethnic enclaves of Chinatown or other San Francisco neighborhood’s with a large Chinese concentration.
But unfortunately, what makes it … Read more
Mayor Ed Lee, who in his early days worked as an attorney and tenant advocate for Asian Law Caucus, stepped in with Supervisor Julie Christensen to halt the ouster of tenants at … Read more
Obama had promised to issue an executive order sometime near the end of summer, but the White House says that order will be delayed until after the November mid-term elections to avoid the … Read more
President Obama today will make an appearance in San Francisco’s Chinatown at the Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center to focus attention on immigration reform, reports USA Today.
For the latest, read this article from the Mercury News.
It’s part of a West Coast swing for the President who will also appear at … Read more
A landlord has refused to pay the compensation owed to an elderly Chinese American family (pictured) who has lived in their San Francisco apartment for 34 years and now faces eviction, reports the SF Examiner.
Gum Gee Lee, 73, and her husband, Poon Heung Lee, 79, along with their disabled 48-year old daughter had … Read more
Hundreds of protestors came out Wednesday to successfully delay the eviction of an elderly Chinese couple in San Francisco, reports the SF Examiner.
The Sheriff Department never arrived to carry out the scheduled court ordered eviction.
“At first they were coming here for sure, then we understood that they were coming here to assess … Read more