Santa Clara County launches health information websites

The Public Health Department and Department of Aging and Adult Service celebrate the launch of innovative, local-delivery websites that help improve the health and well-being of Santa Clara County residents…..

A search for a bone marrow match

25-year-old Janet Liang was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2009 in her last semester in UCLA…

Two local Chinese students are finalists in Intel’s science contest

Forty students from around the nation were recognized as finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2012 and two Bay Area Chinese students are among them…..

Lunar New Year in Taiwan

Even though Lunar New Year celebrations last only several days, beginning on New Year’s Eve, the festival itself is actually a few weeks long…

San Jose Unified hopes to offer Transitional Kindergarten this fall

San Jose Unified School has been hosting its first parent information meeting regarding Transitional Kindergarten program (TK) in fall 2012….

Tech community protests SOPA

Wikipedia, Reddit and others were shut down today,Opponents also held a protest in San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza against SOPA….

Santa Clara County launch Ecstasy prevention initiative

Responding to a growing epidemic of Ecstasy drug use among teens and young adults in Santa Clara County…

Bay Bridge President Day weekend closure

The upper deck of the Bay Bridge will be closed over Presidents Day weekend to make way for construction…..

Top 10 dragon product searches

This is the Year of the Dragon. To no one’s surprise, dragon-related products have become popular….

Google Science Fair

Google is announcing an open call for global entries to its second annual online Science Fair competition….

No new funding for CSU

California State University (CSU) and its 23 campuses received no new funding in the Governor’s 2012-13 budget…

A resolution in honor of Danny Chen

Today, New York City Council member Margaret Chin proposed a resolution in honor of private Danny Chen…

New Year’s resolutions

As the busy holiday season comes to a close, many Californians are making New Year’s resolutions…

SJ plastic bag ban takes effect on New Year’s Day

Starting Jan. 1, 2012, don’t forget to bring your own bag when you shop in San Jose…..

“Oughta be a Law ” Contest

State Assemblyman Jerry Hill is encouraging his Peninsula constituents to submit ideas for new laws….

Evacuation center set up for S.F. fire victims

The American Red Cross has set up an evacuation center to assist residents who were affected by 5-alarm fire….

Sutter nurses strike

Thousands of nurses at nine San Francisco Bay area hospitals are planning a one-day strike over contract talks with Sutter Health…..

49ers celebrate the season day at Global Winter Wonderland

The San Francisco 49ers Foundation hosted “49ers Celebrate the Season Day” at Global Winter Wonderland for under-served youth from the local community….

Bay Area’s Korea town react to Kim Jong Il’s death

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il’s death drew mixed reactions in the Bay Area’s Korean American community….

How to raise a bilingual child

Today many immigrant families want to teach their children their native language….

Translation of poems by Zen monks

Professor of San Francisco State University Charles Egan has won the 2011 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize…

State educational leaders condemn budget cuts

A statewide coalition of educational leaders condemned massive new budget cuts proposed by Governor Brown to public school…

State eCrime Unit targeting technology crimes

CA Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the creation of the eCrime Unit….

Oakland Port blockade

Hundreds of protesters are marching from Frank Ogawa Plaza to the Port of Oakland as part of a daylong effort to shut down the port…

Love changes everything concert

This year, in collaboration with the Second Harvest Food Bank, we will unveil a series of events to facilitate more charitable giving from the Chinese-American community….

Ski trip savings

Skiing and snowboarding becomes more popular every year. To save money, Consumer Action has tips…

Leaving Silicon Valley

Steve Huang went back to Hong Kong to work yesterday after spending only 2 weeks in Fremont with his family….

Crabs arrive

After waiting in the fog at Pier 45 for an hour, the first boat carrying crabs this season finally arrived…

Cupertino apartment fire displaced 60

A three-alarm apartment complex fire in Cupertino displaced as many as 60 residents Saturday night…..

It’s time to get out the winter coats

As the temperature drops, most people reach for their winter coats. But not everyone has that luxury…