The Planning Commission, amidst a noisy protest, has approved a controversial marijuana dispensary in a predominantly Chinese neighborhood in San Francisco, reports ABC7
Former Oakland mayor Jean Quan and her physician husband want to open Apothecarium near a Lutheran Church and preschool.
The decision can be appealed to the San Francisco Board … Read more
The gunman involved in the San Francisco UPS shooting on Wednesday appears to have targeted the three victims that were killed, CBS News reports.
The shooter was identified as 38-year-old Jimmy Lam, an employee of UPS for 18 years. There were four deaths, including … Read more
All three people killed by a co-worker in a shooting spree at a UPS facility in San Francisco are Asian American.
They have been identified as Wayne Chan, 56, of San Francisco and Benson Louie, 50, also of San … Read more
A sold out live presentation of the popular podcast Pod Save America took the stage on Saturday in San Francisco with special guest star Sen. Kamala Harris, reports CBS San Francisco.
“Pod Save America” is a political podcast hosted by four former Obama administration staffers who discuss the latest news in politics, and, since … Read more
Two dueling protests blew smoke at each other over plans by former Oakland Mayor Jean Quan to open a pot dispensary in San Francisco’s Sunset District, reported ABC7.
The dispensary would be down the street from the Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit.
“I cannot even stand it,” said one of 100 … Read more
The SF Chronicle reports supporters of the recall failed to get the necessary 47,565 voter signatures needed to put the recall on the ballot.
In fact it appears no signatures were ever turned in at all.
Lee rode a wave of popularity and won a … Read more
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee reaffirmed the commitment of his city to remain a sanctuary city despite threats from President Donald Trump.
Wednesday, the president signed an executive order to deny federal grant funds to “sanctuary cities.” These cities have policies in place to restrict local law enforcement’s cooperation with federal immigration agents, with the … Read more
A man rescued after falling between two BART trains in the San Francisco Bay Area has died days later from his injuries, reports ABC7.
San Francisco Firefighters used inflated balloons to lift the train off him Wednesday and rushed him to the hospital.
Jeff De La Fuente. 31, fell off … Read more
By Shirley N Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent
In 1882, the Chinese Exclusion Act was passed by Congress and signed by President Chester Arthur. It denied the Chinese of their basic American civil rights solely because of their race. They were denied their right to become naturalized citizens, their right to vote and denied … Read more