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SF’s Chinatown Businesses Hit with Lawsuits by Prolific ADA Plaintiffs, Officials Vow Help

In response to a recent wave of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuits hitting San Francisco’s Chinatown from a pair of prolific ADA plaintiffs, Mayor London Breed announced Thursday plans to help small businesses improve accessibility. “Complying with the ADA Act is important, but we understand the complexities that exist, particularly in Chinatown,” Breed said, […]

Police in Oakland Investigate Shooting at 8th and Broadway Near Chinatown

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Police in Oakland on Tuesday afternoon were investigating a non-injury shooting in the downtown area not far from Chinatown, according to authorities. Police said the shooting happened near the intersection of Broadway and 8th Street just after 3 p.m. Police said there were no injuries to report. READ MORE: Crash on […]

UPDATE: FBI Joins Law Enforcement Effort to Curb Crime in Oakland’s Chinatown

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — The FBI on Monday announced it getting involved in the fight to crack down on in crime in Oakland’s Chinatown. Locals have been voicing their frustration with law enforcement following an spike in criminal activity over the past year, particularly in assaults and robberies targeting older Asian residents. READ MORE: COVID […]

Local, Federal Leaders Outline Plans for Curbing Crime in Oakland’s Chinatown

The FBI is now joining efforts to curb crime in Oakland’s Chinatown. Local and federal leaders on Monday outlined what they’re doing to stop the violence. Earlier this month, surveillance cameras captured two men beating an elderly Asian man and the violent robbery of two Asian women the next day. “The FBI is developing new […]

San Francisco Chinatown Businesses Say They’re Targets Of Frivolous ADA Lawsuits; DA Investigates

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – District Attorney Chesa Boudin’s office is launching an investigation after his office said several Chinatown merchants were hit by potentially fake lawsuits and so-called “demand letters.” According to Boudin’s office, the lawsuits appear to come from lawyers who say the businesses did not comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act […]

SF District Attorney Probes Legitimacy of Claims Against Chinatown Shops Owners

San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin says his office is launching an investigation into demand letters and lawsuits sent to business owners in Chinatown alleging violations of the American with Disabilities Act. The DA is getting involved to investigate the legitimacy of the claims against more than 100 shop owners in the past month. During […]

San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin Investigates Possibly Frivolous ADA Lawsuits Targeting Chinatown Merchants

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – District Attorney Chesa Boudin’s office is launching an investigation after his office said several Chinatown merchants were hit by potentially fake lawsuits and so-called “demand letters.” According to Boudin’s office, the lawsuits appear to come from lawyers who say the businesses did not comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act […]

62-Year-Old Woman, Abandoned By Family in Chinatown, Gets Helping Hand From SF Police Officers

San Francisco’s Chinatown likes to boast that it is the biggest one there is outside of Asia. Still, just spend a little time walking the beat with San Francisco police Officer William Ma and suddenly the neighborhood of 35,000 seems very small. As in, small-town small. Every few feet, Ma runs into someone he knows. […]

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