San Francisco Arts Commission looks for artists for Central Subway

舊金山(三藩市)藝術委員會徵求專業藝術家參與中央地鐵計劃三個地鐵站的藝術設計工作,其中包括華埠…
San Francisco Arts Commission looks for artists for Central Subway…

Berkeley renews health club memberships for city staffs

Berkeley市政府削減對弱勢社群的服務,受影響的包括長者和無家可歸者 。但同時增加對市政府員工福利的撥款,引起爭議…

Court workers on strike

在舊金山(三藩市),超過二百名法庭員工罷工一天,抗議勞工合約提出減薪…

The Betty Ann Ong Recreation Center reopens Saturday

位於舊金山(三藩市)華埠的鄧月薇華人康樂中心今日舉行揭幕儀式…
The Betty Ann Ong Recreation Center is set to reopen Saturday after being demolished…

So far all victims of the Asian scams are female

(舊金山)三藩市警方表示至今所有祈福黨騙案的受害人也是女性,估計和傳統女性在家中扮演的角色有關…
So far all victims of the Asian scams are female, according to San Francisco Police Department…

PSA video educates the public regarding the scam

由今年一月至五月,舊金山(三藩市)有最少三十名華裔長者被祈福黨詐騙,損失總值一百萬元的現金和珠寶。舊金山警察局製作了一段宣傳片,提醒民眾小心上當,並呼籲受害人報案…
The San Francisco Police Department has produced a Public Service Announcement video to educate the public regarding this scam…

At least four more cases of Asian scam in San Francisco

雖然部份祈福黨詐騙案的疑犯已經落網,但騙案仍然繼續發生。舊金山(三藩市)警方表示,最近發生了最少四宗騙案 涉及金額超過十三萬元…
At least four more cases of Asian scam happened recently in San Francisco. The amount of money lost is more than $130,000…

Preliminary hearing of the Asian scam case will continue in August

舊金山(三藩市)祈福黨詐騙案的其中一名受害人原本在今日的初步聆訊 出庭作供。但辯方表示有新資料,法官把聆訊延期至下月…

Dependent adult abuse charges against five people in San Jose

San Jose警方拘捕了5個越南裔人士。他們涉嫌無牌經營護老院。警方救出12個長者,其中包括一個華裔。地檢處控告他們虐待長者等罪名…
A San Jose family who ran an unlicensed care home faces felony charges for severely neglecting a dozen mentally disabled adults who were malnourished, beaten, bathed once a month, and forbidden to use toilet paper…

SF City College may close some campuses

根據舊金山紀事報的報導,社區大學認證委員會指舊金山(三藩市)市立大學管理不善,可能會失去認可資格而要關閉。但校方有大約八個月時間去說服委員會保留學校的資格…

The poorly run City College of San Francisco has eight months to prove to Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges that it should retain its accreditation. The commission could vote as early as next June to yank the school’s all-important certification because of the serious, long-standing problems of leadership and fiscal planning…

Only “safe and sane” fireworks are allowed in San Bruno

在國慶日前後不少民眾喜歡放煙花,但灣區很多城市也嚴禁燃點煙花。即使准許燃放煙花的城市也有一些限制…

Many cities in the Bay Area prohibit playing fireworks. San Bruno is one of the few cities allowing burning “safe and sane” fireworks, which mean that they don’t shoot up in the air, move about on the ground or explode…

The ACA has removed “lifetime cap” on medical coverage

上星期聯邦最高法院裁定,並無違憲的奧巴馬健保法, 禁止保險公司設立終身醫療理賠上限 , 對長期需要醫療照顧的人來說, 是個好消息…

The Supreme Court’s decision last Thursday is good news to people who need long-term health care services because the Affordable Care Act has removed “lifetime cap” on medical expenses…

Seniors will pay less for prescription drugs

聯邦最高法院裁定奧巴馬健保法並無違憲。 業內人士表示, 會有更多低收入人士合資格申請加州醫療補助,而長者也可以用較低價買藥…
Seniors will be able to pay less for prescription drugs with the Affordable Care Act…

What is the impact of the Supreme Court’s decision on California?

最高法院的裁決對加州的普羅大眾有甚麼影響呢…

Hygiene grading system

由下個月開始,Alameda縣衛生局會推行飲食業界評分三級制。當局會按衛生程度,把餐館評為綠色、黃色、 和紅色三級。而獲得紅色評級的,或得分少於75分的餐館要即時關閉…

Alameda County will have a hygiene grading system on restaurants starting from next month. Restaurants which get “red cards” will have to close…

Six girls recovered from prostitution ring

聯邦調查局FBI 聯同本地執法部門拘捕了七個涉嫌控制兒童賣淫的人,救出六名18歲以下的少女…

30th anniversary of Vincent Chin’s death marked

美國華人歷史上著名的陳果仁遇害事件,這個星期30週年紀念今日在全國不少地方也有紀念活動,同時宣揚反種族仇恨罪行…
30 years later, Vincent Chin is remembered by Asian communities nationwide…

Different styles of sticky rice dumplings

明天是端午節, 吃粽是傳統習俗之一,而不同家鄉的粽子各有特式, 大家又知道多少呢…

Different styles of sticky rice dumplings are available for Chinese from different parts of China and Vietnam…

President Obama stops deporting undocumented immigrants under age 30

上星期奧巴馬總統簽署行政命令,暫停驅逐自小在美國求學的無證移民子弟。政策為年輕的無證人士帶來了新希望,但有社區代表指無證青少年的前景仍然未明朗…
President Obama stops deporting undocumented immigrants under age 30 who arrived in the U.S. before age 16. Many young people feel relieved but are not satisfied yet…

Seminar for restaurant owners

不少華裔移民投資飲食業。但對於自己營商的模式未必清楚…

State Controller John Chiang reminds business owners to abide by the tax laws..

The U.S. Financial Crisis: Analysis and Interpretation

前中國人大常委會副委員長兼經濟學家成思危推出新書,分析美國金融危機 對中國以致全球的影響。 他今日在灣區舉行新書簽名會…

SRO hotels do not meet safety standard

有調查指,(舊金山)三藩市很多散房的設施都不符安全標準,對長者和殘障人士構成危險。市政府和社區機構促請業主改善散房的居住環境…

Solar Hackathon in Oakland

有食物,有休息的設施,還有超過五十個人聚集。但他們並非開派對。而是一起集思廣益,務求設計一些應用程式或模型去解決和使用太陽能有關的問題。這種透過互動而刺激思維的集體創作活動被稱為Hackathon…

Solar Hackathon is held in Oakland…

SF Chinese woman hit by a car, critically injured

一個華裔老婦昨晚在舊金山(三藩市)被車撞到,嚴重受傷,警方呼籲公眾協助,確認傷者的身分…

Paying tribute to Dr. Feng Shan Ho

在舊金山(三藩市)華埠的美國華人歷史學會今日表揚曾幫助猶太難民逃脫納粹大屠殺的華人外交官何鳳山…

What is Aphasia?

在美國,每250個人裡就有一個患有失語症。到底甚麼是失語症呢…
What is Aphasia…

Primary vote turnout expected to be low

今日是加州初選投票日。預計投票率偏低。舊金山(三藩市)華人進步會鼓勵華裔選民積極投票…

Soy and Tofu Festival in SF Japantown

今日在舊金山(三藩市)日本城舉行豆腐節,其中包括豆腐甜品烹飪比賽…

Exhibition on Chinese Exclusion Act

今明兩日東灣奧克蘭(屋崙)富興中心舉行排華法案資料展覽,主辦單位希望普羅大眾 了解這段歷史,並促請國會就排華法案向華人道歉…

Home burglaries prevention tips

舊金山(三藩市)日落區最近發生多宗入屋爆竊案。 警方建議民眾在家中增加保安措施。當中有何防賊方法呢…