Teen dating violence

According to Liz Clairborne Inc. and Futures Without Violence, a family-violence prevention organization, nearly 1 out of 3 teens has been in an abusive or violent relationship…

Occupy Oakland Aftermath

Oakland City Hall is open for business after a group of Occupy protesters broke into the historic building and smashed glass display cases and windows, spray-painted graffiti and burned the American and California flags…

“Occupy Oakland” comes back

Police tear gassed Occupy Oakland protesters this afternoon near Lake Merritt and warned them to leave an area where they had gathered…

Computer clubhouse for S.F. teens and parents

Community leaders gathered at the San Francisco Community Youth Center (CYC) today to announce new computer classes available for both parents and teenagers. The Computer Clubhouse and Technical Academy was made possible thanks to a $50,000 donation by AT & T…

CNY Second Day Meal

Today is the second day of the year of the dragon. And, according to the tradition in Canton, China, family members or employees have to take a meal together with dishes symbolizing good wishes..

New stamp featuring dragon

The U.S. Postal Service today issued a new Forever Stamp featuring a dragon, which is the fifth of 12 animals associated with the Chinese lunar calendar…

A single young man’s CNY

27 year old Ivan doesn’t have many Chinese New Year decorations in his San Leandro home…

SF 49ers vs. NY Giants

SF 49ers vs. NY Giants…

Two SF bus lines to be rerouted

Two San Francisco bus lines will be rerouted near Union Square starting this coming Saturday due to construction work on the Central Subway project…

Yu Ming Charter School

Yu Ming Charter School, the only school in Oakland that offers a Mandarin immersion program, opened last August…

Counterfeit bills sentence

A San Francisco judge has sentenced a Chinatown merchant, Peter Cheng, to three years and four months of incarceration due to ten counts of counterfeit bill charges…

Jack in the Box wants to operate 24 hours

The Jack in the Box on Geary Boulevard and 11th Avenue in San Francisco is seeking the city’s permission to operate around the clock…

Bone marrow transplant testing

Hundreds of people came to San Mateo on Saturday for 4-year-old Kyle Crawford and other patients needing a bone marrow transplant…

Improving S.F. government with technology

Mayor Ed Lee has announced a partnership with the nonprofit Code for America aimed at streamlining government processes,

Lunar New Year cleanup in Chinatown

The department of Public Works(DPW) began cleaning Chinatown in preparation for the year of dragon…

HPV Vaccine without parental consent

Starting this year, minors as young as 12 can receive the HPV vaccine without parental consent in California. The new law raises ethical questions…

HPV Vaccine without parental consent

AB 499 allows minors, 12 years of age or older, to consent to medical care for the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases without parental agreement…

Americans are hopeful for 2012

Nearly seven in 10 say the year 2011 was a bad one that they would rather forget. However, 62 percent are optimistic about what 2012 will bring for the nation…

Christmas trees to be collected

Christmas trees in San Francisco will be used as biofuel as part of the city’s 25th annual “Treecycling” program…

Parents helping teens with money

A teenager will ask herself three questions when she spends her money: “Did I use my money wisely? Do I need it? Why do I need it?”

S.F.Ambassadors receive tech tool

San Francisco Supervisors announced the donation of I pads to the Community Ambassadors Safety Program. The new tech devices allow ambassadors to better communicate with residents and access critical safety information…

PayByPhone system will be extended citywide

The PayByPhone system, already used in San Francisco’s Castro district, will be extended citywide. The system recognizes the user and identifies the individual parking location…

SF improves infrastructure with bonds

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee today announced a package of nearly $325 million in money from bonds approved by city voters thatwill help the city continue to improve…

Nanjing Massacre Memorial

A memorial for Nanjing Massacre is held in San Francisco Chinese Cultural Center today. Many Chinese people attend, including the victims who lived in China during the war…

Recall process of Oakland Mayor

Quan said recall actions should be taken against government officials who have committed criminal crimes only, not her….

San Francisco’s lowest hourly pay increases to $10.24

San Francisco, CA-Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced that the City’s minimum wage will be adjusted to $10.24 per hour from $9.92 per hour, reflecting a change of 3.2 percent, effective January 1, 2012…

Ending after-hours at Jack in the Box

The San Francisco Richmond police community advisory board is calling for an end to the after-hour operation of the Jack in the Box located at Geary and 11th Avenue…

74th anniversary of Nanjing Massacre

In observance of the 74th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, the Rape of Nanjing Redress Coalition is asking for an apology from the Japanese government…

Second suspect wanted for Walmart shooting

Investigators have obtained an arrest warrant for the second of four suspects in a shooting outside a San Leandro Walmart store on Black Friday…

A cancer survivor expresses gratitude to his wife

Vincent Lo, an immigrant from Hong Kong, learned about two years ago that he had liver cancer…