OAKLAND (CBS / AP) — In Arizona, a burgeoning Asian American community fields xenophobic calls about a planned night market featuring Asian street foods.
In the San Francisco Bay Area, a local Asian American-owned restaurant chain is mulling temporarily shuttering one of its properties because of the downturn in trade.
The chamber is planning a Chinese New Year celebration, with Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf encouraging residents to patronize Chinatown restaurants.
In Flushing, business is down an estimated 40%, according to the Flushing Chinese Business Association.
New York City is home to more than half a million Chinese Americans, the biggest population of any U.S. city.