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…

Tourists to be shut out from national parks due to government shutdown

Tourists in the US are disappointed that national parks have to be closed because of federal government shutdown…

Father of SF deadly crash victim speaks in public

Hong Man San, the father of Kevin San who died in a deadly car crash in San Francisco last Friday, speaks in public today…

Report: US home sales volume and median home prices continue to increase

RealtyTrac today releases its August 2013 U.S. Residential & Foreclosure Sales Report, which shows the home sales volume and median home prices continue to increase…

SF City Hall raises China flag to celebrate China’s national day

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and China General Consul Yuan Nansheng raise China flag at City Hall today to celebrate the 64th anniversary of China’s national day…

Stanford asks court: Who owns Chiang diaries

Stanford University, holder of one of the largest collections related to the Chinese Nationalist Party, files a lawsuit to ask Chiang Kai-shek’s descendants to resolve competing claims for ownership of the party leader’s personal diaries…

Mountain View Police Department’s social media strategy

A Chinese police officer of the Mountain View Police Department dedicates his time on social media to interact with citizens of the city…

EV Week 2013

The EV Week 2013 kicks off at Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco to encourage Bay Area drivers to get behind the wheel of an electric vehicle…

Recycle scrap metals and electronic waste for cash rebate

San Francisco junk dealers offer cash rebate for customers who recycle scrap metal, iron and electronic waste such as computer, printer, cooper, aluminum…

SF businesses recognized for best workplaces for working mothers

There are 18 businesses and organizations in San Francisco awarded for their best practice policies by Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition today…

Stanford’s Start Home ready for Solar Decathlon competition

Stanford Start.Home Team is building a net zero energy home to compete the Solar Decathlon which organized by the US Department of Energy next month…

Safer alternatives to rat poisons

A resolution of the city of Foster City is urging the Foster City Community not to buy and sell rat and mouse poisons…

Deadlines for appeals on property tax assessment

On Monday, September 16, 2013, the City and County of San Francisco will close the filing period for a formal appeal of the 2013/2014 assessed property value…

Weibo celebrity Xue Manzi is arresed in Beijing

Xue Manzi, a prominent investor and Weibo celebrity was arrested last Friday in Beijing on charges of soliciting prostitution…

Immigration reform: economic benefits from small businesses

The US Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo hosts a Community Meeting on Comprehensive Immigration Reform in Campbell today…

Litterati’s campaign to clean up the planet

Litterati, the project by Oakland-based serial entrepreneur Jeff Kirschner that encourages people to photograph, upload, and tag litter…

Poll: most Americans don’t understand Obama’s healthcare reform

Enrollment for President Barack Obama’s health care reform kicks off in October 1, but many Californians have only a glancing familiarity…

San Jose State University fund raising exceeds $200 million goal

San Jose State University (SJSU) President Mohammad Qayoumi announced today that the SJSU has raised more than $208 million in private giving…