Alibaba risk: China’s rise leaves out investors

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American investors are clamoring to buy a stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, which is launching…

SF: Prop K sets forth to build more affordable housing

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Proposition K, which will appear on the ballot this November 4th, is a policy statement that sets forth goals to build 30,000 housing units by 2020…

SF Beaches app provides on-to-go water quality status

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The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) has launched a new user-friendly mobile phone application, SF Beaches, that provides on-the-go water quality status for 14 San Francisco beaches…

San Jose City Council approves surveillance camera registry

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San Jose residents will have the option to voluntarily register their surveillance equipment for potential use by the police…

China: energy revolution threatens remote areas

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China plans to build five-dozen similar coal-to-gas plants countrywide in the hopes of reducing smog in the eastern cities while moving…

USGS scientific briefing on south Napa earthquake

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From the August 24 magnitude 6 South Napa Earthquake, the U.S. Geological Survey scientists have been…

San Jose declares water shortage of 20% citywide

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The City Council of San Jose declares water shortage of 20% citywide to impose mandatory restrictions on water usage…

BART’s earthquake early warning system

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The BART’s earthquake early warning system ShakeAlert would enable BART to slow and possibly stop trains before quaking begins…

Drought causes earth’s crust to spring upward

The new study shows the a year and a half of drought has lost 63 trillion gallon of water across the Western United States…

Asian women are easy to become robber’s target

According to the data repleased by San Francisco Police Department, from January to August, 2014, more than 170 robbeies were targetted on Asian and most of victims are women…

Berkeley: Sexual Assault occured at People’s Park

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Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred in Berkeley Monday morning, according to the University of California Police Department…

Oakland: Waste Management sues city over gabage contract

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Waste Management, the country’s largest trash hauler, filed suit today alleging that the Oakland City Council…

Oakland launches flexible parking program

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Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and other city officials today launched a pilot project implementing demand-based pricing…

Overdrafting aquifers may trigger earthquakes and increase flood risk,

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The new studay by West Washington University shows overdrafting aquifers may increase the risk of earthquakes on the nearby San Andreas Fault…

SJ: Man charged with stabbing stepfather to death

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A mentally ill man was charged Wednesday with stabbing his stepfather to death…

Chinese American journalist shares his story of Robin Williams

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Ben Fong-Torres, a famous Chinese American rock jounalist and author, who had been interviewed and met Robin Williams…

Indictment against Chinese construction company

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A Grand Jury has returned an indictment for involuntary manslaughter against a construction company owner…

Prosecutors suggests Leland Yee case against 29 defendants divided

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The case against 29 defendants including suspended state Sen. Leland Yee …

Chinese family worries wireless antenna may pose health risks

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A Chinese family in Berkeley is worried about AT&T’s plans to install a wireless antenna next to their home because the family has a premature twin babies…

Woman linked to Zhou Yongkang’s family

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Woman linked to Zhou Yongkang’s family…

SF new affordable apartments welcome tenants

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A new tenant at BRIDGE Housing shares her story of applying affordable housing…

SF: first housing co-op celebrating 50 years anniversary

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St. Francis Square, the first housing co-op in San Francisco is celebrating its 50 years anniversary. What is the housing co-op…

Possible risks while plane landing in bad weather

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The cause of TransAsia Airways plane crash is yet under investigation. However, what are possible risks…

San Francisco to vote on 2-cent-per-ounce soda tax

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San Francisco voters will be asked this fall to approve a 2-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks sold in the city…

Chinese game of mah jongg in Jewish American community

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From the 1920s through the 1960s, the living rooms of many Jewish American homes resounded with lively …

Advanced recycled water plant opens in Silicon Valley

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Santa Clara Valley Water District celebrates the grand opening of the Silicon Valley Advanced…

Airlines avoid flying over Ukraine airspace after Malaysian flight crash

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The FAA had issued a notice prohibiting U.S. flight operations over eastern Ukraine until further notice…

California approves fines for water-wasters

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California water regulators have voted to approve fines up to $500 a day for residents who waste water…

Three charged in disabled parking permit crackdown

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San Francisco prosecutors have charged three people with applying for disabled placards permits they did not need…

Isla Vista shooting rampage victim George Chen’s burial service

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One of Chinese victims in Isla vista shooting rampage George Chen’s burial service is held today…