Anh Do is a Metro reporter covering Asian American issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, she has worked at the Dallas Morning News, the Seattle Times, the Orange County Register and Nguoi Viet Daily News, the largest Vietnamese-language newspaper in the U.S. Born in Saigon, Do is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English and she has reported from Cuba, India, Mexico, Peru and Vietnam. Her writing on race, culture and trauma has won awards from Columbia University and the Asian American Journalists Assn. and she is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism. Apart from words, she’s passionate about all things canine, spending 26 years in dog rescue around the globe.
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Mindful of what happened in Monterey Park a week earlier, Alhambra holds its Lunar New Year Festival and honors a hometown hero.
Organizers said they struggled with whether to hold the celebration, as the community mourned along with the rest of the country over the Jan. 21 shooting deaths of 11 in neighboring Monterey Park.
Asian Americans across the country are anguishing over the recent mass shootings, in which older Asian men have allegedly opened fire on other Asians.
A mass shooting on Lunar New Year ruins the most important holiday of the year for many Asian Americans.
In Capitola, Calif., cleanup efforts are continuing after this week’s massive flooding and erosion. Many locals fear the toll will worsen with more rain forecast.
Grandchildren will be meeting their grandparents for the first time. Adults who have worried about elderly parents through the pandemic will finally be able to share a meal with them.
Where they came from and where they were going remains a mystery. The dogs lacked tattoos, so they likely did not arrive from racing tracks.
Some Chinese immigrants expressed solidarity with the protesters. But as videos of police making arrests leak, they worried for the protesters’ safety.
For these children, it’s hard to imagine a time when Wong, then the country’s most celebrated Asian American actress, was mostly relegated to playing villains or housemaids.