City’s bid to close Sriracha plant denied

A judge has denied a Southern California factory town’s attempt to shut down production of the popular Sriracha chili sauce over complaints about the pungent smell of pepper and garlic fumes emanating from the factory.

Google releases 1st phone powered by ‘Kit Kat’

Google is releasing a smartphone that it hopes will become more like a clairvoyant friend than a piece of hardware.

Virgin America safety video goes viral

(中文) 你坐飛機時會留意空中服務員的安全示範嗎?雖然空中小姐可能貌美,但安全知識內容枯燥,很多人可能都會忽略這個重要的安全訊息。

Belmont: traffic violation leads to arrest of burglary suspect

An Oakland man might have successfully fled the scene of a home burglary in Belmont if it weren’t for a traffic violation, which led officers to pursue his white Acura sedan Wednesday morning, Capt. Pat Halleran said.

Student accused of lighting teacher on fire

A eighth grade student in Baton Rouge, Louisiana was arrested and expelled after police say he lit a substitute teacher’s burqa on fire, in early October

US proposes rules to make animal food safer

Amid incidents of pets dying from dog treats, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing long-awaited rules to make pet food and animal feed safer.

Ind. woman who donated kidney weds organ recipient

A central Indiana woman who promised to donate one of her kidneys to a man she barely knew has married him three years after his successful transplant surgery…

Two shot outside US Navy base; gunman in custody

A former National Guard recruiter opened fire at an armory outside a U.S. Navy base in Tennessee, wounding two military reserve members before being disarmed by other soldiers, officials said Thursday…

100 lbs. of pot seized from Milpitas backyard, 3 arrested

Milpitas police recovered about 100 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $250,000 from a backyard of a home in a quiet Milpitas neighborhood…

1st time home buyers’ chance to own SF condos

First time home buyers have chances to own SF below market rate condos…

San Mateo-Foster City voters will decide $130 million school bond measure

San Mateo-Foster City voters will decide $130 million school bond measure…

A new law promotes urban agriculture

A new law promotes urban agriculture…

New $100 bills start circulating today

New $100 bills start circulating today

Daly City launches free shuttle bus services

Daly City is launching a free shuttle bus services that will take people to and from various part of Daly City and San Francisco…

California STAR test results are down

California statewide standardized test scores made public show a slight dip for the first time in nine years…

Community College students can still apply for financial aid

Community College students can still apply for financial aids…

AC Transit union to deliver strike notice to board

An Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District employee union is delivering a strike notice to the transit agency’s board of directors…

Martinez: real estate agent jailed for alleged embezzlement, tax crimes

A San Leandro real estate agent was arrested and charged today with six felonies for allegedly defrauding a Lafayette couple out of $270,000 and filing false tax returns…

CCSF Chinatown campus’s officials said their school is still accredited

CCSF Chinatown campus’s officials said their school is still accredited

Santa Clara police investigate sexual assault

Police are investigating a sexual assault that was reported in Santa Clara early this morning…

Oakland: Car plows into Chinatown home

A man crashed into a house in Oakland’s Chinatown Wedesday afternoon, prompting a gas leak and evacuations…

SF unlicensed civil engineer to stand trial on forgery charges

An unlicensed civil engineer who allegedly forged documents for projects involving at least 80 San Francisco properties…

New initiative to help immigrants apply for citizenship

The initiative will fund work to inform and support immigrants about their rights to apply for U.S. citizenship…

Americans plan to spend more for Fourth of July weekend

Americans plan to spend more for Fourth of July weekend…

SF Bayview 13-year-old boy was robbed of his MP3 player

SF Bayview 13-year-old boy was robbed of his MP3 player…

Some locals urge HK not to extradite Snowden

Snowden: some Bay Area Chinese urge HK government to resist pressure on extradiction…

Chinese elder robbed at Muni’s light-rail vehicle

San Francisco Police Department releases a surveillance video of a robbery happened on a muni LRV last week. The 67-year-old Chinese woman victim was punched…

SF: 19 hurt when 2 muni buses crash in mid-market neighborhood

Nineteen people were injured when two San Francisco Municipal Railway buses crashed on Market Street this morning…

San Bruno: police warn of door-knock burglaries

San Bruno police are warning residents to be on the look out for any suspicious people lurking in city neighborhoods…

SF: 5-year-old child injured in fall from 2nd floor window

A five-year-old child was hospitalized after falling out of a window in San Francisco’s Sunset District Sunday morning…