David Ono, ABC7 Eyewitness News

David Ono

ABC7 Eyewitness News

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Past articles by David:

FACEism: Japanese-American veteran receives a hero's welcome in French village he helped liberate in World War II

In the years following World War II, Japanese-American veteran Lawson Sakai was welcomed as a hero in the French village of Bruyères, which he helped liberate. → Read More

FACEism: Tackling Muslim stereotypes in America and the battle to overcome the damaging effects

In this episode in our FACEism series, we examine the ignorance of Muslim stereotypes in the U.S. and the battle to teach love and respect for all. → Read More

FACEism: From Jim Crow to 2020, a history of voter suppression in the US

In this episode in our FACEism series, we examine the ugly history of voter suppression in the U.S. → Read More

FACEism: How COVID-19 is resurfacing US history of racism against Asian Americans

Anti-Asian hate crimes are rising during the coronavirus pandemic. It is the latest chapter in the long history of U.S. racism against Asian Americans. → Read More

FACEism: The East LA protests that changed the Chicano movement

David Sanchez, the founder of the Brown Berets, reflects on the fight for Mexican American equality and the East L.A. protests that gave voice to a movement. → Read More

FACEism: Supaman merges Native American culture, hip-hop to deliver message of truth

In this episode of FACEism, we spotlight Supaman, a Native American hip-hop artist who brings the heavy truth with his music. → Read More

FACEism: Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants sought hope, opportunity

In this sixth episode of FACeism, we look at Ellis Island, the symbol of hope for millions of immigrants. → Read More

Roger Shimomura confronts racism, stereotypes with art

In this episode of our FACEism series, we look at how Roger Shimomura's art challenges stereotypes and racism in America. → Read More

The 'Star Trek' kiss that broke ground for race relations

A controversial 1968 episode of "Star Trek" featured the first interracial kiss on television, breaking ground during the nation's civil rights struggle. → Read More

WATCH LIVE: 4.2 temblor hits near Pacoima area, 3.9 aftershock rattles San Fernando Valley, USGS says

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake hit Southern California in the Pacoima area in Los Angeles County early Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. → Read More

Could LA's homeless soon be living at the Ritz-Carlton?

Owners at the luxurious Ritz-Carlton in downtown L.A. are opposing a plan to temporarily move the homeless into empty hotel rooms at the Ritz and the adjoining J.W. Marriott hotels. → Read More

LA businessman accused of conspiring with Utah polygamists in multi-million dollar fraud scheme

L.A. businessman Levon Termendzhyan could be sent to prison for life after prosecutors say he conspired with Utah polygamists in a multi-million dollar fraud scheme. → Read More

Television history in SoCal: A look back at how TV started in Los Angeles

As we get ready to welcome a new decade, take a nostalgic look back -- way back -- to 70 years ago to see how television started in Los Angeles. → Read More

Small hands make big impact on protecting monarch butterflies

Even the smallest of hands can make a big impact in helping to protect the vanishing monarch butterfly. → Read More

Manson case: 50 years later, news reporters reflect on a frightening chapter in L.A.

Fifty years ago, Charles Manson orchestrated seven murders in L.A. As former Eyewitness News reporter Al Wiman recalls, he would start off covering the story and then end up being in it. → Read More

Veteran L.A. prosecutor takes courageous step to live her true identity as transgender woman

As Pride month comes to an end, Eyewitness News sat down with Los Angeles veteran Deputy District Attorney Jessie McGrath, who shows incredible courage not only because of what she does, but who she is. → Read More

OJ Simpson: The timeline of the white Bronco chase that led to his arrest

Here's a look at the astonishing events of June 17, 1994, when OJ Simpson went from being a beloved ex-football star to a wanted murder suspect fleeing in a white Bronco. → Read More

The heroic story of Sadao Munemori, LA native and WWII Medal of Honor recipient

Sadao Munemori fought in one of the greatest fighting units in American military history while his family was held in Manzanar during World War II. → Read More

Rededication ceremony held in Little Tokyo for community mural

A rededication ceremony in Little Tokyo for a mural that was defaced was held Saturday. → Read More

LA County Jail overflows with homeless, mentally ill inmates

To get a better idea of why the homeless problem is increasing, experts say we have to first look at the jail population to see the impact of those with untreated mental illness. → Read More