SF: Front Yard Ambassadors Program

Paved front yards replaced with vibrant gardens to manage stormwater (KTSF)

Supervisor Katy Tang of District 4 and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) kick off the Front Yard Ambassadors Program to replace 2500 feet of paved residential front yards with drought tolerant gardens…

Chinese art historian James Cahill dies at age 87

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James Cahill, an art historian who played a key role in expanding the study and teaching of Chinese painting in the West has died at his home in Berkeley, California at the age of 87…

AAJA and CPJ comment on Ming Pao editor attack

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The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemns the attack on a journalist in Hong Kong and calls on authorities to conduct a thorough and efficient investigation…

CA: SJR13 to protect family reunion for americans

移民社區代表支持加州SJR13聯合決議案 (KTSF)

The passage of Senate Joint Resolution 13 (SJR13)by California Senator Leland Yee urges federal legislators to stop the proposed elimination of family reunion…

Chinese American artist Anna Wu Weakland dies at 90

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Anna Wu Weakland, a noted artist whose work evolved from traditional Chinese form in ink and water color to monotype and tapestry over a 50-year career, died from renal failure on February 8, 2014…

Santa Clara County demonstrates atmospheric water generator

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Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese unveils and demonstrates an atmospheric water generator that makes drinkable water from air moisture…

Warm Springs Community Plan in south Fremont

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The Warm Springs Community plan in south Fremont covers about 879 acres of land adjacent to the new Bart station…

Exhibition for the year of horse in Silicon Valley

硅谷亞洲藝術中心舉辦《天發神駿》藝術展 (KTSF)

“Galloping: An Exhibition to Celebrate the Year of the Horse” runs through Feb. 16 at the Silicon Valley Asian Art Center in Santa Clara…

SF celebrates same-sex marriage 10th anniversary

SF City Hall building lights up in rainbow colors to celebrate same-sex marriage 10 year anniversary (KTSF)

The City of San Francisco celebrates 10-year anniversary since marriage licenses were first issued to same-sex couples in 2004…

San Mateo tightens rules on massage parlors

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San Mateo County supervisors voted today to tighten rules related to local massage parlors by getting specific about details…

SFPUC plans to increase water and sewer rates

The SFPUC is planning to increase the FY2014-2018 rate starting July 1, 2014 (KTSF)

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is proposing to raise water and sewer rates for the next four years. The average single family home would increase by $7-10 dollars per month…

Weekend storm is not enough to break California drought

The biggest Bay Area storm in 14 month (KTSF)

The biggest Bay Area storm in 14 months produced plenty amounts of rain and snow over the weekend but it’s still far enough to break the state’s drought…

Scammers use bogus caller ID for phone fraud

Police are asking residents to be aware of phone scams (KTSF)

Police are asking people to be aware of a phone scam that use bogus caller ID telling people they are with the Internal Revenue Service…

KTSF shares Chinese New Year traditions

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KTSF anchor Jie Chen, reporters Jessie Liang and Michelle Yue tell us their hometown traditions of celebrating Chinese New Year in China and here in the US as well…

2014 Miss Chinatown USA Pageant is held on February 8

2014「全美華埠小姐」競選佳麗 (KTSF)

2014 Miss Chinatown USA Pageant is held on Februray 8 at San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts…

PG&E Bright Minds scholarship program

The Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)announces its third annual PG&E Bright Minds scholar program to enable high school,college…

Local Chinese prepare to celebrate Lunar New Year

舊金山華埠的過年商品 (KTSF)

Many Chinese people go shopping today in San Francisco Chinatown to buy lunar new year food and produce which is a Chinese tradition to celebrate lunar new year…

Asiana crash Chinese survivors sue boeing

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Six months later after Asiana Airlines flight 214 crashed in San Francisco International Airport, some 80 Chinese survivors files a class-action suit against boeing…

Apartment robbery at gunpoint in S.F. Richmond district

被劫公寓單位位於舊金山新華埠七街300號路段 (KTSF)

Multiple suspects robbed an apartment in SF Richmond district last Friday…

Phony PG&E worker scams in South Bay

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Phony PG&E worker scams are targetting Chinese restaurants in Milpitas. Someone poses as a PG&E worker making a phone call to…

Chinese doctor charged in homeless drug ring

San Francisco’s Chinese doctor Collin Leong, who wrote bogus painkiller prescriptions for homeless people and then traded the drug for money, is charged in drug dealing and conspiracy…

US Labor Secretary in SF to meet immigrant communities

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The US Labor Secretary Thomas Perez discuss immigration and workforce issues with immigrant community leaders in San Francisco…

Save every drop to help stretch water supply further

The City of San Francisco has no need to do water restrictions yet but saving every drop is urgent to help stretch our water supply…

Winter Fancy Food Show opens in San Francisco

Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco (KTSF)

The 39th Winter Fancy Food Show opened in San Francisc is filled with more than 80,000 specialty foods and beverages from across the U.S. and 35 countries and regions…

San Jose Police release name of serial arson suspect

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A man suspected of lighting at least 12 fires in San Jose, including a five-alarm warehouse fire, is behind bars and is being held on $1 million bail, police said today…

SF workshop for tenants and landlords

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San Francisco Sunset District Supervisor Katy Tang hosts an informational workshop on the rights and obligations of both tenants and landlords…

Record dry weather in California

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With warm temperatures forecasted for the Bay Area, the National Weather Service issued a red-flag warning in the North Bay and East Bay hills…

Milpitas: Pacific Mall Silicon Valley project

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.A big Asian=themed shopping center is planned to build at the location of McCarthy Ranch Marketplace in Milpitas…

Urban farming at Brooks Park helps culture exchange

Brooks Park Community Garden (KTSF)

Brooks Park in San Francisco Ingleside Heights neighborhood has become a thriving community garden. It’s also a place for social and culture exchange between friends and nieghbors…

Parents of Ye Mengyuan files claim against City of San Francisco

The parents of Asiana crash victim, Ye Mengyuan, files a legal claim against the City of San Francisco, saying rescuers were reckless and poorly trained…