Hmong News – California

Suit claims utility targeted Asians in pot searches

But a lawsuit filed by a data privacy watchdog says a Northern California utility went too far by racially profiling Asian communities as it routinely fed customers' power use information ...

Does your child need dual language classes? Here are the ABCs in finding one in Sacramento

The Sacramento City Unified School District is connecting with the region’s multicultural needs by offering dual language classes at seven schools. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

Lawsuit: California utility targeted Asians in pot searches

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Extraordinary use of electricity has long been a telltale sign of illegal grow houses producing thousands of marijuana plants hidden in seemingly ordinary homes. The data disclosure deliberately ... Read ...

California man shot dead in road rage incident while on Facetime with wife

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A man was shot and killed in a road rage incident in San Lorenzo, California, while he was on a video call with his wife. Rienhart Asuncion, 30, was chatting ...

MCOE offering new Spanish and Hmong Dual Language Immersion Program

It's part of Merced County Office of Education's new Hmong and Spanish Dual Language Immersion Program. "The students will be getting instruction and engaging with their peers in two languages ...

Fresno, Calif., Launches New Digital Hub for Businesses

Fresno’s “hard to reach” business owners will soon have new direct access to streamlined — as well as language-appropriate — online business support from the city’s municipal government. Read more ...

Fresno’s new digital business hub will target ‘hardreach’ business owners

Fresno’s “hard to reach” business owners will soon have direct access to streamlined — and language-appropriate — online business support from the city of Fresno. The new resources are thanks ...

New Hmong, Spanish Dual Language Immersion Program Begins

Merced Scholars Charter School has starting a new Hmong and Spanish classroom-based Dual Language Immersion program.  The Dual ... Read more (opens in new tab) ...

St. Paul Hmong man kills wife and himself while home with their 5 children

A Hmong man from Minnesota fatally shot his wife before killing himself in their home with their children present. St. Paul police responded to a home along the 2000 block ...

Class Action Federal Suit Filed Against Sheriff, County for ‘Sweeping Campaign’ to Drive Asian Americans Out of Siskiyou County

SACRAMENTO, CA – Siskiyou County and Sheriff Jeremiah LaRue are attempting to “drive a disfavored racial minority” out of the county by engaging “in a sweeping campaign to harass and ...

Fresno County attorney becomes CA’s 1st Hmong American female judge

It has been a very emotional week for Pahoua Lor, who will be sworn into the Fresno County Superior Court bench as the state's first Hmong American female judge. Read ...

Fresno County attorney becomes California’s 1st Hmong American female judge

It has been a very emotional week for Pahoua Lor, who will be sworn into the Fresno County Superior Court bench as the state's first Hmong American female judge. Read ...

Fresno attorney to become first female Hmong judge in California

California is getting its first female Hmong judge. On Saturday, Governor Newsom appointed attorney Pahoua Lor to the Fresno County Superior Court. “I ... Read more (opens in new tab) ...

Gavin Newsom appoints first Hmong female judge to Fresno County Superior Court bench

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Gavin Newsom appointed two new judges to the Fresno County Superior Court on Tuesday: Pahoua Lor, 42, and Geoffrey Wilson, 44. The governor appointed a total of 17 Superior Court ...

Asian American Residents in California Sue Siskiyou County Officials for Racial Bias

In California, a group of Asian American residents have filed a class-action lawsuit against the sheriff and other officials in Siskiyou County in Northern California. The lawsuit accuses the ...

A new investigation reveals depth of skewed policing in Siskiyou County

Ger Chong Ze Chang was driving to his home outside Dorris, California, near the Oregon border, when he was stopped by a Siskiyou County sheriff’s deputy. Chang recalls that the ...

‘Love, loss, and longing’

A new podcast based in Sacramento was announced last month by the name of "Hmong-ish" "Hmong-ish" attempts to explore the cultural identity of Hmong-Americans, and how this ethnicity has come ...

California county’s cops targeting Asians in traffic stops, lawsuit alleges

Local officials and law enforcement are accused of harassing Asian Americans in an effort to drive them out of the area. Read more (opens in new tab) ...