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December 14, 2012 | 12:49 pm

Videos: New Anti-Tobacco Ads Target Calif. Ethnic Groups

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Daggers fly at an Asian man holding a cigarette. A Hispanic smoking father discovers that his child has asthma. An African American woman laments the absence of her deceased father, a smoker, at her wedding. With images like these, Tobacco Free California, which is funded by a cigarette tax, is trying to combat persistent smoking […]

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SF Police Underreport Arrest Rates for Latinos, Asians

August 14, 2012 | 11:21 am

SF Police Underreport Arrest Rates for Latinos, Asians

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by Shoshana Walter, The Bay Citizen The San Francisco Police Department has underreported the arrest rates of the city’s two largest minority groups for years, misclassifying Latino arrestees as “white” and Asian arrestees as ÔÇťother,” The Bay Citizen has learned. The state has been publishing the erroneous statistics in a report called “Crime in California” […]

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