Major League soccer development in the Bay Area

The U.S. Soccer Team training session at Candlestick Park (KTSF)

The 2014 FIFA World Cup will kick off on June 12. One of the US team players is from San Jose Earthquakes, one of Major League Soccer teams…

SF Prop A & B and Alameda Measure E approved

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San Francisco Proposition A, earthquake safety and emergency response bond, which is to improve and replace deteriorating cisterns, pipes…

Drop off your Vote-by-Mail ballot at polling station

If you chose vote by mail and haven’t sent out your ballot yet, you can drop off your ballot at any polling station…

George Chen’s parents talk about their tragic loss

The parents of Santa Barbara stabbed victim George Chen talked about their late son with our reporter….

Filoli’s Chef Kee Low’s two sons pursue American dream

Filoli’s Chinese chef Kee Low has two sons, Lung Ho Low and Chew Low. Both of them arrived the U.S. as a teenager…

Filoli’s Chinese chef Kee Low

Filoli’s former owner the Roth family hired a Chinese immigrant Kee Low as their cook for nearly 30 years from 1937 until 1960s…

San Jose Chinese George Chen was stabbed to death on Isla Vista rampage

Geroge Chen, one of three Chinese victims who were stabbed to death by killer Elliot Rodger in Isla Vista, is from San Jose, California…

Court unsealed indictment against Chinese military hackers

Five Chinese military officers were indicted by the U.S. District Court in Pennsylvania and charged with hacking U.S. companies to steal industry secrets…

SFPUC plans mandatory water rationing

SFPUC may impose mandatory water rationing for the first time in more than 20 years…

San Jose arsonist caught on video setting fire to car

San Jose arsonist caught on video setting fire to car…

Bay Area travelers cancel their Vietnam trip

Some Bay Area travelers have canceled their trip to Vietnam due to the escalating conflict between China and Vietnam…

Sean Whent becomes permanent chief of Oakland Police Department

.Oakland Mayor Jean Quan appointed Sean Whent permanent chief of Oakland Police Department. Whent has been served as interim police chief for nearly a year…

Groundbreaking for restoration of E. Bay shoreline area

The Breuner Marsh Restoration project groundbreaking ceremony is held in the City of Richmond, California today…

Drought impact on summer food prices

The effects of drought could hit the food markets in California soon. A Chinese farmer predicts that the wholesale prices for fresh produce…

SAT unveiled new test sample questions

The College Board released sample questions for the new version of the college-entrance test…

US patent Silicon Valley office allowed to move to San Jose City Hall

The City of San Jose is proposing to require all shareable housing and temporary rental services, such as Airbnb and VRBO pay the transient occupancy tax…

Bay Area apartment rents hit record high

According to the data released by RealFacts, the Bay area apartment average rental rate is $2,043 during the first quarter of this year…

San Francisco plans to regulate short-term rentals to primary residence

Board of Supervisors President David Chiu introduced legislation that would regulate a resident’s ability to rent their principal place of housing on a short-term basis…

Chinese garlic dumping hurting US garlic industry

According to San Francisco Chronicle, a single Chinese comapany has dumped more than 60 million pounds of cheap garlic into the U.S. Market…

Shrimp Boy’s supporters say he is a good man

Supporters of Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow hold a press conference to tell the media that Chow is a good man…

Fatal pedestrian accidents in San Jose and Alameda

Two fatal car accidents in San Jose and Alameda killed two pedestrians at early Wednesday morning…

“Raymond Chow is innocent,” says his attorney

The new lawyer of the notorious Chinatown gangster Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, Tony Serra who is a famous civic right lawyer, says Chow is innocent…

EcoReco electric scooter for last mile commute

Two Chinese engineers in Silicon Valley designed an electrical scooter to help commuters to connect from public transportation to their work place…

Ft. Hood Chinese soldier speaks about deadly shooting

A young Chinese female soldier of Fort Hood in Texas, Susan Deng who is from the Bay Area, speaks about the deadly shooting and her observations…

San Francisco to legalize in-law units

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors by a 8-2 vote approved legislation that would allow property owners to legalize their in-law units…

Six shootings in San Jose

San Jose police are investigating six shootings since last Thursday, including multiple drive-by shootings…

United Airlines launches direct flight from San Francisco to Taipei

United Airlines is expanding its extensive trans-Pacific network this weekend, connecting its San Francisco hub with Taipei, Taiwan, beginning Saturday, March 29, 2014…

Fix a leak campaign helps consumers save water and money

Fixing leaks is one of the best, easiest ways to conserve water and save money on water bills. Most importantly, fixing leaks will help stretch limited water supplies…

Senator Leland Yee released on $500k in bail

California State Senator Leland Yee among 26 defendents are charged in federal criminal compliant…