California food employee bare hand law dispute

Since going into effect in January, California’s ban on ready-to-eat food with bare hands of food employees has been opposed by many chefs and bartenders…

Winners of Silicon Valley Water Conservation Awards

The Silicon Valley Water Conservation Awards are presented to organizations, agencies, businesses and individuals whose programs and leadership have advanced water conservation…

Drought tolerant plants reduce water usage up to 90%

Many cities have declared the mandatory water restrictions due to California drought. To have drought tolerant plants in your garden would help you reduce the water usage up to 90 percent…

“I’m In” campaign to help increase diversity in clinical trials

I’m In campaign launches to educate underrepresented populations about clinical trial participation…

Feng Mi’s first court appearance

Castro Valley man Feng Mi, alleged to kill his wife, appears in court today after he surrendered on Monday, March 17…

CA: Hydrogen fuel cell and CNG vehicles expand lease service

The nation’s first-ever school bus from Kings Canyon Unified School District in San Joanquin Valley debuts in the Bay Area. In the next few years, more and more hydrogen fuel cell vehicles…

AltCar Expo offers free public ride, drives and lectures

AltCar Expo…AltCar Expo, the free event at Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, CA, features public ride and drives paired with accompanying rebate and infrastructure information…

Asian gang suspected in credit card scheme

Asian gang suspected behind credit card skimming scheme in East Coast…

1st anniversary of San Jose’s $10 minimum wage law

The City of San Jose markes one year anniversary of implementation of $10 minimum wage…

More than 20 US company employees on missing flight MH370

Malaysia Airlines missling flight MH370 had more than 20 passengers who work for the US company…

Apple Union Square flagship store gets final approval

Apple gets final approval for its new flagship store on San Francisco’s Union Square…

Two men guilty in sale of trade secrets to China

A federal jury has found two men guilty of economic espionage involving the theft and sale of a U.S. company’s technology to a competitor controlled by the Chinese government…

Just Holiday closure victims can report to police and file a claim with TCRC

The victims of Just Holiday can report to police and file a claim with Travel Consumer Restitution Corporation…

SF: Front Yard Ambassadors Program

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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 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 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

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 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

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…