Tag: San Francisco

Poll finds Asian Americans feel less safe in S.F. than other groups

San Francisco poll - Asians feel less safe

SFChronicle.com Jade Le has lived in the Tenderloin for 11 years and loves her San Francisco neighborhood. But it’s now in the worst state that she’s ever seen, particularly in terms of safety. Le, who is Vietnamese and Chinese, said she was assaulted four times near her home during the pandemic — punched in the… Read more »

SF police data shows 567% increase in reports of hate crimes against Asian Americans

567% Increase in Hate Crimes Against Asians in SF

The figures are probably an undercount because hate crime incidents are underreported. The new data comes as several high-profile attacks and killings have placed renewed attention on violence affecting Asian Americans across the US. In March 2021, a gunman opened fire at several Atlanta massage parlors, killing eight people, including six Asian women. Reports of… Read more »

‘Nothing is safe here’: Chinese Filipino man wants to leave California after violent attack in S.F.

Rachel Swan. March 17, 2021Updated: March 18, 2021 6:51 p.m. Danny Yu Chang was walking through San Francisco’s Financial District, clutching a packaged lunch from Trader Joe’s, when an assailant struck him from behind. The blows were swift and brutal, Yu Chang recalled Wednesday afternoon, two days after a man knocked him unconscious at Market and… Read more »