Dion Lim, ABC7 News

Dion Lim

ABC7 News

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Dion:

Man punched in the face in brazen attack at San Francisco bus stop

A man was randomly punched in the face at a bus stop in San Francisco on his way to work. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: SF woman narrowly misses attack after senior, teen punched in the head along same street

A 72-year-old and teen girl were attacked in the same way, on the same street earlier this month. Despite just having her eyes dilated at the doctor, the latest almost-victim says she was able to spot the man and dodge his punch. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Senior citizen, 14-year-old girl punched in head in unprovoked attacks in San Francisco

"I was lucky this time, but maybe next time, maybe I won't be so lucky." A 72-year-old senior was brazenly punched in the head from behind in broad daylight in West Portal neighborhood, days after a 14-year-old girl was also punched and knocked to the ground in the same neighborhood. → Read More

SF woman's 15-year-old maltipoo mauled to death by another dog during walk, owner runs off

"There were puncture wounds in his head. I did the best I could." A San Francisco vet is warning dog owners to be aware of both you and your pet's surroundings after her 15-year-old maltipoo was killed after a vicious unprovoked attack by another dog while taking a walk around the city. → Read More

Hurtful chant directed at 7-year-old Little Leaguer leads to teachable moment

A chant at a baseball game in San Mateo for a Chinese player is prompting a discussion about race and social justice. → Read More

SF neighborhood jumps in to help senior citizen chasing escaped dog barefoot through streets

"Dogs bring people together": It wasn't just the 70-year-old owner chasing after the dog... Some on foot, some driving, and a hero on a motorcycle all raced to help out their neighbor. → Read More

20 Years Later: Family remembers 9/11 hero and Bay Area native, Betty Ong

It has been two decades since the 9/11 attacks, and we remember the lives lost and the heroes including Betty Ong. → Read More

Building bridges: Bay Area teen creates club to tutor refugees from Afghanistan and beyond

As the crisis in Afghanistan continues, a group of young people in the Bay Area are doing their part of helping refugees learn English. → Read More

Bay Area Asian Americans organize theater buy-outs to amplify messaging of Disney's 'Shang-Chi'

Many community leaders are rallying to get Disney's Shang-Chi seen by as many people as possible through theater buy-outs. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Oakland business owner reflects on hate crimes, racially-motivated attacks in Chinatown

"Robberies every week, car break-ins every day. A lot of things (are) changing here," a longtime Oakland business owner told ABC7 News. He says he's never seen anything like this in the last 20 years. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Oakland woman demands change after whole family robbed in separate violent attacks

In the latest incident, Fanny was followed, pushed to the ground, and reportedly had a gun pointed at her as her purse was stolen. But she says every member of her immediate family has, at some point, been a victim of violent crime in Oakland. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Man shot while trying to stop Oakland Chinatown robbery explains why he stepped in

A man who was shot twice while trying to deescalate a violent purse-snatching in Oakland's Chinatown, is speaking exclusively to ABC7 News. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Victims of Oakland Chinatown robbery thank Good Samaritan who got shot while intervening

A Good Samaritan who happened to be walking nearby sprang into action shortly after he heard the women screaming. In the video, you can see him fall to the ground as he is shot in the left armpit and right thigh. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Asian American runner dragged, bitten in San Francisco's Pacific Heights

V was dragged into the car as the windows were shut on her arms. Then she was dragged for nearly half-a-block down the street. Then, one person bit her hand. A ring of teeth marks is still red and raw on her left hand where the perpetrators took her Apple Watch. → Read More

Disney+ brings a magical celebration to San Francisco's Pier 27 this weekend

Disney+ brings "The Stories Continue" Summer Tour to San Francisco with games, prizes, celebrities and experiences for fans of all ages. → Read More

Employees explore legal action against anti-mask group harassing South Bay businesses

"We asked them to put on masks and they refused. They took an item from one of our shelves, threw money, hitting one of our employees and took off," said the manager of Legends Comics and Games in Santa Clara. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: San Jose businesses targeted by anti-maskers amid Delta variant surge

Video shows two men, without masks and phone cameras rolling, enter a store and begin making accusations to the staff - Asking why they need to wear a mask, who the owner of the store is, and even insulting a customer calling her a "Karen." → Read More

Warriors star Stephen Curry visits San Mateo 'sassy senior' florist in new video with Google

A sassy 90-something-year-old senior at the helm of her family's three-generations old flower shop in San Mateo is one of the stars of a new Google-sponsored video with Warriors star Stephen Curry. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: SF restaurant owner unsure of future in city after business rocked by explosion

"It feels like a terrorist...an explosive is not acceptable." Dramatic surveillance video shows the moments a San Francisco restaurant was rocked by an explosion Monday morning. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: 71-year-old woman strangled during attempted robbery, now considering leaving SF

"Please don't hurt me." A 71-year-old woman is now considering moving out of San Francisco after she was placed in a chokehold during an attempted robbery at her home. → Read More