S.F. to invest $118 million in Asian and Pacific Islander communities
(Photo by Dragon Pan/Unsplash) Three city supervisors are proposing to invest $118 million in the Asian and Pacific Islander communities who reside in San Francisco, more than four months after the city publicly apologized for decades of sanctioned discrimination against early Chinese immigrants.
Oakland joins L.A. in declaring racism a public health crisis
(Photo by Jason Leung/Unsplash) The Oakland City Council unanimously declared racism to be a public health emergency. The city’s Department of Race and Equity will get $350,000 as a result of the decision to support two additional posts.
Bay Area bakery pauses mochi muffin trademark after being boycotted for ‘stealing’ an Asian name
Following a barrage of criticism, Berkeley’s Third Culture Bakery has severed connections with the attorneys it hired to protect its trademark on the word “mochi muffin.”
L.A. ban on gas stoves deemed racist as it could mean the end for many Asian restaurants
Korean BBQ.(Photo by author) The prohibition on home and commercial gas appliances in Los Angeles may leave Asian businesses behind. The Los Angeles County City Council approved a measure last Friday prohibiting the use of most home and commercial gas appliances in order to cut carbon emissions and battle climate change.
Showing Food Terminal Some Love for AAPI Heritage Month
Food Terminal is serving up Asian Fusion dishes in West Midtown Atlanta on Marietta Street.
St. Paul to host AAPI Small Business Expo this weekend featuring business workshops, job fair, and giveaways
More than 70 local businesses will be featured at the AAPI Small Business Expo in St. Paul on May 14, 2022. The event will include business training workshops, networking opportunities, a job fair, scholarship awards, prize giveaways, and more.
The Best Foodie Events for May in Los Angeles
The weather is nice, so get outside and EAT at some of the best foodie events in Los Angeles! I've got the month of May all planned out for you, plus some events that trickle into the summer!
Connecticut lawmakers pass mandate requiring schools to teach Asian American history
Until now, most public schools have not been required to teach Asian American or Pacific Islander history as part of their curriculum. However, Connecticut lawmakers have set out to change that.
City Council Votes In Favor of Renaming Street to Wilma Chan Way
At its February 15th meeting, Alameda City Council voted to rename Constitution Way to Wilma Chan Way in honor of the late Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan, who tragically died after being struck by an auto while crossing an Alameda street in November 2021.
Wednesday in San Francisco: New eviction-notice law passes, local AAPI hate crimes data released and more
(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Good morning, San Francisco! Welcome back to another daily roundup of local stories for Jan. 26. San Francisco's new housing ordinance forces landlords to give tenants 10-day notice for evictions.