Preliminary hearing of Asian scam continues

震撼華裔社區的祈福黨騙案的初審今日繼續進行。辯方律師在庭上嘗試證明警方當日是不合法地拘捕被告…

A home filled with debris would add fuel to the fire

昨日在舊金山(三藩市)Vienna街一間房屋起火。屋內囤積的雜物阻礙救火工作。不少華裔長者習慣在家中囤積雜物。紅十字會提醒大家保持家中出入通道無阻…
A home filled with debris would add fuel to the fire…

Two vehicles crashed into houses in Saratoga

兩名華裔青少年在昨日凌晨開車撞了入南灣Saratoga市的民居,兩個司機受傷送院,沒有生命危險。而屋內的人沒有受傷…

Relocating utility lines on Columbus Avenue

在未來資金不明朗的情況下,耗資總值十六億元的中央地鐵興建工程的準備工作今日依然在舊金山(三藩市)北岸區展開,估計工程會對附近環境和交通造成影響…
Pre-construction work associated with the Central Subway tunnel begins today in North Beach. The work involves relocating utility lines on a half-block section of Columbus Avenue between Union and Powell streets. Construction hours will be Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m…

What is the most impressive about London Olympics?

倫敦奧運即將結束。有甚麼片段最令灣區運動員難忘呢…
What is the most impressive about London Olympics…

The Emergency Preparedness Fair will be held in Sunset district

下星期六,舊金山(三藩市)日落區將會舉行健康以及災難準備日,教導民眾拯救生命的技能…

Lawsuit Against North East Medical Services

聯邦司法部向服務舊金山(三藩市)灣區的東北醫療中心提出訴訟,指東北涉嫌虛報年度收入,以便向加州醫療補助計劃Medi-Cal申請超額補貼…
The United States has joined a whistleblower action pending in the Northern District of California against the federally-qualified health center (FQHC), North East Medical Services (NEMS), alleging that the center under-reported income it received from a managed care organization in order to artificially inflate reimbursements it received from the California Medicaid program, the Justice Department announced today.

National Night Out

今日是「全美打擊犯罪之夜」,宗旨是加強警民合作,共同打擊罪案。灣區多個城市也響應,一些華裔民眾有何反應…National Night Out Events are all around the Bay Area. The campaign is aimed at connecting the community and law enforcement to fight crime…

Man trying to rob marijuana grow shot and killed

奧克蘭(屋崙)華埠一間種植大麻的房屋內,今日零晨四時多發生槍擊事件,一個涉嫌企圖打劫大麻的男人中槍死亡。另外兩個疑匪在警方到場之前已經逃走…

The number of school days hinges on the voters

還有大概三個星期就開學。舊金山(三藩市)聯合校區趕及和教師工會就教師合約達成協議,避免了罷工。在未來兩個學年,學生的上課日會比目前多三日半。但這是否可以實行仍有待教師工會會員的表決,以及要視乎選民是否支持加州兩項加稅提案…
The number of school days available for the students of San Francisco Unified School District hinges on the voters of California passing either or both tax initiatives, Prop. 30 and Prop. 38…

Merchants affected by gang violence

舊金山(三藩市)訪谷區最近發生多宗幫派暴力罪案,對附近商戶的生意也造成影響…

Bay Area home values increase

根據地產網頁Zillow 灣區屋價在第二季度上升,反映某些地區的房地產市場可能在復甦。業內人士如何看現時的樓市…

Bay Area home values increased in the second quarter, according to the online real estate site Zillow…

Undocumented students demand free all dreamers from detention

奧巴馬總統目前正在灣區籌款。今日在東灣奧克蘭(屋崙)有集會,向在該市亮相的奧巴馬總統抗議有關當局繼續拘留無證青少年,促請奧巴馬立即釋放他們…
Undocumented students and their supporters rally and march in Oakland today demanding President Obama to immediately free all dreamers from detention centers…

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…