Long line for SF property tax payment before deadline

The deadline to pay property tax in SF is tomorrow December 10. A lot of homeowners found their checks have not been cashed by the city of SF tax collector…

888 auto scam victims share their stories

Eugene and Maria Chen, husband and wife, have been exporting luxury cars to China by scamming innocent people up to 100…

Bay Area’s freezing weather impact on produce

A Chinese farmer in the south bay talks about the damages to the crops caused by the freezing weather…

SF proposes distribution fee on sugary drinks

Supervisor Eric Mar introduces a ballot measure to charge distributors 2 cents per ounce of soft drinks in fees…

Covered California reaches out to Asian consumers

Covered California starts to reach out to Asian community in order to get them enrolled. The Asian-language advertising on billboards, transit shelters…

Groundbreaking for new SF high rise

Mayor Lee joins Jay Paul Company to break ground on 181 Fremont, a 54-story mixed use commercial & residential tower adjacent to Transbay Transit Center…

Anthem Blue Cross delays cancelling individual policies

Anthem Blue Cross of California will allow 104,000 of its individual policyholders to stay on their current plans through Feb. 28…

49ers build bikes for underserved youth

The San Francisco 49ers and Optum will team up with Turning Wheels for Kids to build 49 bikes for underserved youth from EHC LifeBuilders in Santa Clara County…

Network picketed over “Kill everyone in China” joke

More than a thousand people picketed ABC’s Burbank headquarters over the weekend to protest a “Jimmy Kimmel Live” show…

SF strengthens massage parlor rules & enforcement

San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved legislation that introduced by Supervisor Katy Tang to strenghten massage parlor regulations and enforcement…

Vietnamese-Chinese was murdered in his SF home

A man who was found dead Tuesday at a home in San Francisco’s Portola neighborhood in a case police are treating as a homicide…

Jimmy Kimmel apologized to Chinese and Chinese-American communities

Jimmy Kimmel apologized to Chinese and Chinese-American community outside his studio in Los Angeles…

Santa Clara County ballot measures

The Santa Clara County November ballot has seven measures that need its voters to decide on Novmeber 5…

SF voters to decide four ballot propositions

The November 5 San Francisco ballot has four propositions including the most debating Prop B and Prop C that need San Francisco voters to decide…

Sheriff’s deputies earn huge overtime pay at SFGH

According to San Francisco Chronicle, sheriff’s deputies at San Francisco General Hospital have been getting overtime pay for years. Some deputies’ annual salary is over $180,000…

As Bay Area housing prices soar, do you buy or rent?

The Bay Area home and rental prices are soaring and have little relief in sight. People ho are looking for a house should buy it or rent it…

Chinese American groups call for an open dialogue with ABC

Two Asian groups issued open letters to ABC and its parent company Walt Disney calling for an open dialogue to ensure no more offensive words being aired…

Mandarin small business workshop in Cupertino

The Cupertino Chamber of Commerce offers a business class in Mandarin for new and existing business owners. The workshop will invite professional from various industries, who will share…

Chinese comments on Kimmel’s apology for offensive statement

The ABC talkshow host Jimmy Kimmel apologized last night for one of kids in his show talking something that offended people…

Bay Area Chinese protest to ask ABC to fire Jimmy Kimmel

The Bay Area Chinese has a protest at Justin Herman Plaza and outside the doors of ABC aksing an apology for the genocide comments on Jimmy Kimmel’s late-night show…

State lawmakers’ opinions on a ban against transit strikes

Bart union worker strikes did anger commuters for inconvenience. East Bay politicians is taking their steps to ask state lawmakers to ban transit strikes in the future…

Last passenger from Asiana crash leaves hospital

The last patient who was still hospitalized following the Asiana Airlines plane crash at San Francisco International Airport in July has been released…

Santa Clara County plans restaurant grading system

Santa Clara County is planning to implement a grading/placarding system which is to give incentives for the restaurants to improve services…

Massive technical malfunctions associated with ‘Obamacare’ website

The president Barack Obama concerns about the massive technical malfunctions associated with the website which launched since October 1 for Affordable Care Act…

Five robberies on UC Berkeley campus within a week

There have been five robberies or attempted robberies occurred in campus area since last Thursday. Three of them were armed-robberies…

Poll: Working later in life increases lifespan

The Associate Press-NORC center for Public Affair Research poll finds people are working longer, living healthier. Mr. Tam, an gentleman in his 90s, who still works every day in his store in SF Chinatown…

Warriors launch official Chinese website and official Weibo account

The Golden State Warriors launched their official Warriors Chinese website and the official Weibo account for the team, it was announced today…

Government shutdown cancels annual Sand Castle Competition for school kids

The federal government shutdown has washed away a sand castle contest that raises money for arts programs at public schools…

Special services for Chinese Golden Week travelers

Westfield San Francisco Center is offering special guest services that cater to Chinese travelers in celebration of Golden Week travelers from the mainland China…

Local businesses hurt by the government shutdown

Some of federal employees working at San Francisco Federal Building have been forced to go home since the government shutdown. Local businesses has also been hurt…