| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:42 PM
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details.
Just as the media hysteria over the “knockout game” had started to wane, news out of Texas ratcheted up the anxiety over unprovoked racial attacks.
Or maybe not....
| Jan 8, 2014
| 12:05 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Prompted by the uproar over an incident of alleged racial harassment at San Jose State University, Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) announced Wednesday the formation of a special committee addressing hate crimes at California...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The speaker of the state Assembly has created a 15-member committee to investigate student harassment and hate crimes.
"Over these past few years we have seen too many incidents on California college campuses perpetrated by people with malicious...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:40 PM
San Jose has a big pig problem, as in 200-pound wild boars tearing up and eating their way through ritzy neighborhoods. So the city council this week came up with a solution: a three-month open hunting season within city limits.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The road to reconciliation is paved with vanilla beans in "Sweet Dreams," which follows a group of Rwandan women as they endeavor to open the first ice-cream shop in a country where the frozen dessert is something more rumored than known. In documenting...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:30 PM
WASHINGTON — In a new twist to efforts to call attention to the Armenian genocide, a group of lawmakers has accused the Obama administration of blocking a Smithsonian display of a rug woven by orphans of the mass killings about a century ago....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Three white students at San Jose State University have been charged with misdemeanor hate crimes after allegedly hanging a Confederate flag in a shared dormitory suite and calling a black roommate "three-fifths," among other derogatory names.
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Three San Jose State students were suspended after being charged with an alleged hate crime and battery against an African American student, school officials said Thursday afternoon.
The three white students are accused of various actions, incluidng...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 10:07 AM
A fourth San Jose State University student has been suspended in connection with an incident in which three others have been charged with a hate crime for allegedly bullying a black roommate, locking a bicycle chain around his neck and using racial...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:22 AM
A total of 7,164 people were the victim of a reported hate crime across the country in 2012, with 19.2 percent of them targeted because of their sexual orientation, according to new data released by the FBI on Monday.
The numbers show a decline compared...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 8:21 PM
Aaron Miller was surprised and saddened by reports that a black freshman had faced weeks of racial harassment by some of his white roommates in a San Jose State University dorm.
The alleged abuse was poles apart from Miller's own experience as a black...