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…

New immigrant students celebrate first Thanksgiving

Many new immigrant students at the Chinese Education Center in San Francisco celebrated their first Thanksgiving holiday…

Police shoots suspect at UC Berkeley

A man armed with a weapon at the University of California at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business was shot by police this afternoon, a university spokesman said…

Occupy Cal Strike

About 2,000 University of California at Berkeley students, workers and faculty members participated in a noon rally at Sproul Plaza as part of an Occupy Cal “strike” on campus today…

The Chinese Historical Society of America Museum celebrates its ten-year anniversary

The Chinese Historical Society of America Museum celebrates its ten-year anniversary in the YWCA building in San Francisco Chinatown. Visitors can see the lives of Chinese in the past through pictures and models…

George Lam and Hacken Lee hold concert

George Lam and Hacken Lee are going to hold Benefit Concert in Oracle Arena in Oakland this Saturday night…

Oakland mayor asked protestors to leave

Occupy Oakland protestors are being issued a formal notice to vacate following a fatal shooting near the camp at Frank Ogawa Plaza, Mayor Jean Quan said today…

SF interim Mayor Lee declares himself victor

Interim Mayor Ed Lee has declared himself the winner in the San Francisco mayoral race as he was poised to formally become the city’s first elected Asian-American mayor…

Last-minute Campaign in SF

Last-minute Campaign in SF

Prop. H may change students assignment

Abuse of prescription painkillers

Abuse of prescription painkillers have led to a skyrocketing incidence of overdose deaths…