Those with information about the incident can contact UCSC Police Department with information at 831-459-2231 ext. “We have to think about what’s next and how we can reach out to the community and have a dialogue with the community. I’m very curious about what happened because it sounds horrible. The customers allegedly yelled racial and homophobic slurs at the employee. 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Relying on surveillance footage, investigators say the rope was thrown onto the campus sign at Bay Street and Coolidge Drive around 9:45 p.m. by an individual accompanied by three others and that “all four quickly left the area.” The four individuals show up walking purposefully toward Bay Street about halfway through a 2-minute-30-second clip the university posted to Youtube, with what appears to be one individual raising an arm and snapping a photo using the camera’s flash. Chef in question retaliated in self defense and was subsequently fired a week later. We are trying to heal as a business from an event that escalated last week in Alderwood involving customers and an employee that was dining with us. Maine said at least 10 employees have resigned. I couldn’t tell if the employee hit him, or the woman, or both? A Filipino employee at a Santa Cruz restaurant was fired for engaging in a physical altercation with customers who reportedly attacked him with racial slurs. Sentinel reporter Nicholas Ibarra contributed to this report. Two of this year’s four reports remain under investigation to determine if they meet the legal standard for a hate crime. Hey hey, u/Necessary-Parking you made it in the GoodTimes! We do not support racism, bigotry or prejudice in anyway. Police said the victim was seriously injured in the attack and was transported to a trauma center for treatment. Alderwood got some splainin to do. Best chicken sandwich I've ever had and their grandma's recipe lumpia is phenomenal. Press J to jump to the feed. “We opened two years ago with the intent of having a workplace that is very opening and welcoming," Investor Ahmed Hamdy said. Events / The altercation involved an employee and a customers at the restaurant. A friend of the victim has set up an online GoFundMe fundraiser to offset the victim’s recovery costs. International Workers Day. We started Alderwood to be part of Santa Cruz community fiber, and to be a staple of the culinary arts in Santa Cruz. She has been a working journalist, on both coasts, since 2004. They blew it, big time. The chef, the user wrote, retaliated in self-defense and “was subsequently fired a week later.” Case being, it seems like when asked to leave, the customers acted in a very inappropriate manner. GET BREAKING NEWS IN YOUR BROWSER. True colors coming through. They wanted to cut their ties from the situation by letting him go, which ultimately had a major blow-back on them in the public eye,” former employee Evan Maine said. “It was just pandemonium in the restaurant,” employee Evan Maine said. The article didn’t really say. Asia Travel it’s fucking insane, They posted to Instagram about it:, So based on my understanding a customer used a racial slur while arguing with their chef, there was a fight and then they FIRED their chef? In this powerful documentary, the filmmakers, both privileged daughters of the South who were haunted by their families’ slave-owning pasts, passionately seek the hidden truth and the untold stories of how America—guided by the South’s powerful political influence—steadily, deliberately, and at times secretly, established white privilege in our institutions, laws, culture, and economy. It is extremely unfortunate that a fight ensued, involving racial verbal abuse and physical violence. Our staff and guests are multicultural and always have been. 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Just duke it out with all the old drunk white guys and their wives? The incident is currently under investigation not as a hate crime but as a disturbance. “I’m not handing the case over to them, but we work with the Federal Bureau of Investigation on hate incidents. Alderwood has not issued any sort of public statement and I’m recommending a boycott until we get more info. The altercation involved an employee and a customers at the restaurant. I don't understand what is going on in this video. Drew Andre is a multi-media journalist at KION News Channel 5/46. 155 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 831-588-3238 • SUBSCRIBE The customer involved in the fight is banned from the restaurant. Interfaith Shelter Project in Santa Cruz. “I’m glad that they’re trying to stay on top of them.”. Ole Hougen, a white homeless man, has been accused by the Santa Cruz Police Department of drawing a knife on, slashing at and screaming racial slurs at a Black man Sunday evening near San Lorenzo Boulevard and Broadway. International Workers Day. Technology News. "In today’s social climate we all know no one’s going to stand for that kind of behavior.”. “So, if the motive behind assaulting the employee was racially motivated then I would consider that a hate crime,” Cummings said. "To have a safe happy environment to hang out in.”. Of all the divisions in America, none is as insidious and destructive as racism. Alderwood’s ownership, management and staff do not condone violence or racism!”. Alderwood’s IG response to the situation claims that both parties are at fault but based on this video, it doesn’t seem like the employee was at fault? Of all the divisions in America, none is as insidious and destructive as racism.