San Leandro police use Weibo to reach Asian community

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San Leandro police launch a Weibo account to outreach to the increasing Asian population in San Leandro…

HERO energy and water efficiency program

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The HERO, a financing program, makes energy- and water-saving renovations affordable for property owners by providing long-term, competitive …

Man accused of shooting doctor found incompetent to stand trial

An elderly man accused of shooting at a Daly City doctor in April was committed to a mental hospital…

SF Supes initially approve legalizing short term rentals

舊金山市議會一讀通過短期房屋出租合法化 (KTSF)

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted in favor of an ordinance today that will create…

Wearable technology and data security concern

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This rapid growth in the number of intelligent devices presents many challenges, including significant impact on the architecture of M2M (machine to machine) services…

Filmmaker talks climate change in new documentary

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John D. Liu talks about his award-winning film called Hope in a Changing climate…

SJ: Chinese woman was robbed by two good samaritans

疑犯騙受害華裔女子幫忙加油, 趁機劫走受害人財物 (KTSF)

A south bay chinese teacher was robbed by two men who pretended to help her after her car broke down…

SF: Campaign for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon honored Domestic Violence Awareness Month today…

California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

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Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation imposing the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags…

SF recycling center launches free shuttle service

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Our Planet Recycling launches its free shuttle service today to pick up riders who are going to sell a large amount…

Being prepared for future earthquakes

Sutro Reservoir seismic upgrade project (KTSF)

After last month’s Napa earthquake, people may think about if San Francisco’s water system is seismic realiable. How to prepare emergency water for you and your family…

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

聖荷西商戶或個人將可自願向警方登記其保安監控錄影機資料 (KTSF)

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

Millbrae BART station (KTSF)

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

Robin Willams的影迷到他主演的影片Mrs. Doubtfire取景的舊金山房屋外擺放鮮花及蠟燭悼念這位喜劇明星 (KTSF)

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…