‘Is that a Filipino thing?’: Vietnamese man harassed about child’s dinosaur flag, has car windows smashed
A Vietnamese man’s car windows were smashed by an unidentified man who had earlier harassed him about his 3-year-old son’s dinosaur flag in San Jose, Calif.
An encounter turned sour: On Sept. 22, Thien Ly was in his driveway with his young children when an unidentified man drove up to them and asked “What flag is that?” referring to his son’s dinosaur flag, according to ABC 7.
City of San Jose to issue formal apology for historical racism against Chinese, destruction of Chinatown
Lawmakers in San Jose, Calif. are expected to pass a resolution on Tuesday apologizing for the city’s role in racism, xenophobia and arson that targeted the Chinese community during the late 1800s.
The apology: Led by Councilman Raul Peralez, local lawmakers will address Chinese immigrants and their descendants as they vote on the resolution at the city council meeting on Sept. 28, according to ABC7 News.
A nonprofit center in San Jose, California that dedicates itself to teaching Japanese arts and culture is facing the possibility of closure due to months of back rent amid the COVID-19 pandemic and is asking the community for help.
A helping hand: The Japanese Art and Cultural Center (JACC), located on Moorpark Avenue, is now asking for help to continue their effort in teaching students about martial arts, Japanese language and arts, according to KTVU.
A police sergeant who showed off his baton handling skills in a video set to music from the film “Mortal Kombat,” is now under investigation by the San Jose Police Department’s internal affairs office.
Sgt. Eddie Chan can be seen performing martial arts moves with two police batons. The video circulated among the police officers of Chan’s department.
A man has been arrested for demanding entry into a young family’s house in San Jose and yelling racial slurs at the couple’s 6-year-old twins inside in late March, according to Dion Lim.
: ” ! ! ** ! !” ⠀ Huang and Ying are immigrants from China & in San Jose.
The San Jose Police Department has released new details, including surveillance footage, relating to the fatal shooting of a Vietnamese American man in early March.
The footage, released on March 11, shows a light blue or silver four-door BMW sedan the two suspects drove after shooting Thu Nguyen, 55, outside his home in Glen Keats Court at around 5:50 a.m. on March 5, according to CBS San Francisco.
A 32-year-old man faces assault charges with hate crime enhancement following the attack on a 26-year-old Filipino American woman at San Jose’s Diridon Station last week.
Official charges: Johan Strydom appeared at the Hall of Justice in San Jose on March 12, where he was officially charged with “sexual assault and assault with intent to do bodily harm, with hate crime enhancements,” according to NBC Bay Area.
A 32-year-old suspect has been arrested and may face hate crime charges for assaulting a Filipino-American woman while riding the Caltrain in San Jose, California on Wednesday morning.
Mercury News reported the incident as being a sexual assault. The woman sent an exclusive video from the scene of the incident.
A man in San Jose, California ended up with a chipped tooth after getting beaten by a stranger who appeared to ask for his help.
The incident, which was caught on surveillance video, occurred while the victim was pulling into his driveway around 6:15 p.m. on Monday.
Owners of a fruit store in San Jose, California found their store’s glass doors smashed on Monday morning.
San Jose Tropical Fruits, a family-owned business, posted a photo on Instagram of the damage with a caption that expressed heartbreak over the incident. According to the store’s owners, similar incidents have occurred before. After this particular attack, some of their valuables have gone missing.
Community members of San Jose’s Japantown discovered that a historic granite monument that honors Japanese immigrants was vandalized on Monday morning.
The defaced monument, which contains the tags “DEKO” and “JBF,” was found by family members of Jasmine Rast, owner of Roy’s Station Coffee and Teas, according to East Bay Times.
A 64-year-old grandmother was robbed in broad daylight ahead of Lunar New Year celebrations.
What happened: According to KTVU, the victim had left the bank with more than $1,000 in cash for Lunar New Year.