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…

Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot

It’s a rainy day on Thanksgiving. But rain didn’t stop people from running or walking for charity….

Mayor Ed Lee carved turkey for Salvation Army

San Francisco city officials wielded knives Wednesday in the name of charity…

Thanksgiving tables may not see crabs this year

Dungeness crab season officially opened on Nov.15 but tons of crab pots are still sitting on the dock….

Turkey giveaway by local church helps hundreds

It’s a tradition. The Saint Joseph Church in Cupertino has been doing this for 40 years…

State high court says Prop 8 sponsors have right to appeal

The California Supreme Court unanimously ruled in San Francisco today that the sponsors of Proposition 8 have the right under state law to appeal a federal court decision….

Peanut allergies among children

” Dad, my throat hurts, can you buy me some cough drops? ” The father, Brian Hom, had no idea that would be B.J.’s last words before dying from an allergic reaction to peanuts….

New Chinese language curriculum

A new school curriculum that targets students wanting to learn Chinese as a second language has been introduced