Police in Sacramento, Calif., have arrested a man accused of assaulting an Asian American restaurant worker over a missing egg roll order.
How it happened: Diana Dich, 30, arrived at her parents’ restaurant Happy Takeout on Aug. 29 to help resolve a customer dispute. The interaction allegedly ended in violence, with Dich being “tossed around into the road.”
An Asian American high school senior set to graduate next month died from drowning in California’s American River last Saturday.
What happened: Melino Liu, 17, was likely wading in the shallow parts of the river in Rancho Cordova when he took the fatal step.
A man in Sacramento suffered painful cuts and bruises after getting repeatedly shot with paintballs last Friday.
The attack occurred while Edson So and his wife were outside in South Sacramento at around 12:30 p.m.
A Vietnamese restaurant in Sacramento, Calif. received a large tip to help fix its windows from vandals on April 29.
[email protected]’s uncle’s Vietnamese restaurant Tay Giang in Sac is frequently vandalized. Windows repeatedly broken. ⠀ A few days ago— a customer recently left this $500 tip & note ❤️ (I REALLY needed this GOOD news story!)#AAPI #StopAsianHate pic.twitter.com/WAhTHfofRY
Several Asian American students who attend a high school in Rocklin, California received racist messages from an anonymous Instagram account last weekend.
The students, who are members of Whitney High School’s Asian leadership group, reported the messages to the Rocklin Unified School District, The Sacramento Bee reported.
Sacramento councilwoman Mai Vang is pushing back against the recent surge of anti-Asian hate crimes with a resolution.
Sacramentans reported a total of 57 hate crimes in the previous year, eight of which were specifically anti-Asian.