Local authorities in Fremont, Calif., are seeking the public’s help as the fatal hit-and-run crash from nearly a month ago remains unresolved.
The incident: Allen Sham, 69, died on July 7, a week after a car hit him on Peralta Avenue near Dusterberry Way on June 30 before 10:30 pm., NextShark previously reported.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated from its original version to include the link to a GoFundMe created by Sham’s son.
An elderly Asian man succumbed to injuries from a hit-and-run incident in Fremont, Calif., late last month.
Mat George, the co-host of the “She Rates Dogs” podcast, died after being struck by a vehicle in Los Angeles on July 17.
What happened: George was walking southbound on Croft Avenue around 2:20 a.m. when a white BMW traveling eastbound on Beverly Boulevard hit the comedian, according to the LAPD.
A former staffer has accused California State Treasurer Fiona Ma of sexual harassment and other crimes, saying that she had to file a lawsuit after attempts to reach the official went unanswered.
The allegations: Judith Blackwell, who served as executive director of the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee, is suing Ma for sexual harassment, race and disability discrimination, wrongful termination, and intentional affliction of emotional distress, according to the Bay Area Reporter.
California is allocating $156 million to fund victim-centered solutions in combatting violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).
Historic funding: California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the historic Asian and Pacific Islander (API) Equity Budget on Monday as part of the state’s new $100 billion spending bill, NBC reported.
A 17-year-old died a week after authorities found him with a gunshot wound to the head inside a crashed vehicle in Fresno, Calif.
What happened: Zachary Xayavong was rushed to the Community Regional Medical Center after he was found on July 1 near East Rotary Park at Cedar and Sierra avenues, according to Your Central Valley.
A GoFundMe page was created for a Filipino mother of three who passed away during childbirth in Lakewood, Calif.
What happened: MariCris Morales Delgado “tragically lost her life while bringing her beautiful new baby boy Mylo, into this world,” according to the GoFundMe page.
An Asian American teenager from California’s Marin County drowned after falling into Lake Tahoe over the Fourth of July weekend.
What happened: Myles Kawashima, 17, was boating at the lake with his friends on Monday evening when the accident occurred, reported KTVU.
Asian Americans and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations in Northern California will receive $900,000 in grants from Kaiser Permanente as part of its earlier commitment of $5.4 million to combat racism against AAPI communities.
Fighting hate: Nine nonprofits will receive $100,000 each to stop harmful cultural stereotypes, assist affected individuals, and educate the communities about exercising their rights, among others, according to Patch.
Police in Culver City, Calif., released a new surveillance video of a suspect accused of attacking an Asian American woman last month.
What happened: The incident around 1 a.m. on June 14 saw the suspect assault the victim after he asked for a cigarette and she did not have any.
Hate crimes against Asian Americans in California increased by 107% in 2020, according to a new report from the state’s Department of Justice.
Behind the surge: The crimes spiked between March and April of last year when stay-at-home orders were given in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the report said.
Elderly Woman to Keep Flintstones-Themed House After Settling Years-Long Battle With Town in $125K Lawsuit
Florence Fang and her family can now keep their Flintstones-themed house after settling a lawsuit with their town, which claimed the dinosaur sculptures and landscaping changes violated local code.
What happened: The controversy started in 2017 when a code enforcement officer noticed the large metal dinosaurs and other changes in Fang’s property on Berryessa Way in Hillsborough, Calif., which is visible from I-280, according to The Palo Alto Daily Post.