PG&E scam warning

PG&E表示,最近接獲通報稱,有一名操西班牙語口音的男子冒充是該公司員工,打電話給多位長者用戶,威脅對方要在一個小時內回覆他的電話並提供禮物卡號, 來支付過期的帳單,否則就要切斷長者家中的媒電服務 。

2012 Bay Area news review

2012 Bay Area news review…

56-Year old woman dies after Twin Peaks hit-and-run

A 56-year-old woman has died after a hit-and-run driver struck her and also injured three other pedestrians near the lookout point at San Francisco’s Twin Peaks on Thursday night, police said today.

Community leaders in South Bay hold a vigil for the victims of Newtown shooting

Community leaders in South Bay hold a vigil for the victims of Newtown shooting…

Silicon Valley companies compete to wrap gifts for children in need

聖誕節許多小朋友最渴望的就是拿到心中想要的禮物,今天南灣的一個非牟利組織,就號召大批來自矽谷高科技公司的義工,舉行包裝禮物大賽,為灣區弱勢家庭的小朋友,準備一份精美的禮物 …

Jun Lei, Founder and CEO of Xiaomi comments on China’s smart phone market

中國自創品牌智能手機小米手機,從2010年創立以來,在蘋果、三星等國際大廠強敵環伺之下,以高規格、低價位的路線,在中國市場闖出一片天,該公司的創辦人兼執行長雷軍,分享了小米的成功之道,來看今天的「科技風雲」。

2012 Bay Area Nanjing Ji

南京大屠殺發生即將屆滿七十五週年,為了提醒世人不要忘記這段歷史,灣區在明天和下週六,將分別舉辦兩場南京祭活動。

“Topping out” ceremony at the new Santa Clara 49ers stadium

位於聖塔克拉拉市,正在興建中的舊金山淘金者隊新球場,今天舉行上樑儀式,慶祝工程又邁入新的階段。

Local scholar comments on the 18th National Congress

中共十八大將選出新的領導人,由習近平接替胡錦濤,灣區學者點評習近平接班後的挑戰…

Construction on N-Judah and J-Church Lines

舊金山交通局SFMTA表示,N Judah 和 J Church 兩條線路的輕軌列車,這個週末繼續進行,軌道改善以及更換工程,時間從今天上午八點,到星期一下午五點,施工期間N Judah路線將暫停服務…

SF Mayor Ed Lee plays ping pong for local cause

舊金山市中心繁忙的市場街,今天上演了一場街頭兵乓球表演,舊金山市長李孟賢還秀了一段球技, 為的是振興當地經濟…

Taiwanese travelers with Visa Waiver Program arrive at SFO

台灣旅客享免簽證入境美國九十天政策,今天上路,第一批來到舊金山的旅客,已經在傍晚四點左右抵達,舊金山國際機場官員與駐舊金山台北經文處,聯合舉辦歡迎儀式,還請到具有台灣特色的三太子,慶祝這歷史性的一刻…

Taiwan Health Secretary receives American award

美國公共衛生協會,今晚在年會上頒獎表揚包括奧巴馬總統在內,十二位在公共衛生領域具有傑出貢獻的人物,而台灣衛生署長邱文達是唯一一位得獎的華人 。

Founder/CEO of Baidu – secrets of his success

百度創辦人李彥宏,在華源科技協會年會上分享創業經驗,原來他曾住在灣區,也曾是矽谷工程師,他說成功的秘訣在於熱愛資訊科技,百度創辦人李彥宏表示…

SF community leaders question candidate David Lee about CAVEC records

正在競選舊金山第一選區市議員的前華裔選民教育委員會行政主任李志威,遭到部分社區領袖質疑,在該委員會領取的薪資過高而且沒有具體的作為,不過李志威反駁指,他的薪資與作為都經得起檢驗…

CA proposition 33-auto insurance discount

根據加州法律,連續五年在同一家保險公司投保汽車險,可獲連續投保折扣,但轉換保險公司就會失去這項折扣,加州33號提案建議修法,允許保險公司對新客戶也提供連續投保折扣,並允許保險公司對於沒有連續投保的駕駛人提高保費,但是對於因參軍或失業而中斷保險少於90天者,視為有連續投保…

Moderate quake rattles central Ca

The U.S. Geological Survey says nearly 5,000 people reported on its website feeling the magnitude 5.3 quake after it struck shortly before midnight Saturday near King City

Taiwan: Visa-free status for U.S. passport holders

TECO ( The Taipei Economic and Culture Office) in San Francisco announced that starting November 1st, Taiwanese government will extend visa-free status of U.S. passport holders from 30 days to 90 days.

SF District 1 elex for supervisor: Eric Mar vs. David Lee

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舊金山第一選區,也就是列治文區的市議員選舉,目前兩名主要候選人馬兆光和李志威,選情相當緊繃,最近更出現負面文宣的激烈競爭,而選民又關注哪些議題呢?

Xin Hai 100 years photo exhibition

River of Life Christian Church host a photo exhibition about local Christians’ contributions to the Xinhai Revolution.

Interview with Fung Kai, the director of Taiwan movie “Din Tao”

Movie “Din Tao” is the number one hit local movie of the year in Taiwan. Its director Fung Kai arrives in San Francisco today to attend the Taiwanese Film Festival….

Wuxi hopes to be the “Eastern Silicon Valley”

A delegation from Wuxi city, China is recruiting high tech professionals from the Silicon Valley. In order to become the “Eastern Silicon Valley”, the Wuxi government offers a lot of incentives to investors and professionals who decide to start businesses there. A bay area businessman who operates a startup company in Wuxi offers his analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of running a high tech company in China.

Hercules homicide victim’s family speak to the media

Neighbors found Susie Ko, 55, unresponsive at her home on Ash Court in Hercules last Friday night after she failed to pick up her husband at the airport as planned.She was pronounced dead at the scene. Ko’s family and the president of the Hercules Chinese association talk to KTSF about Susie Ko.

California gasoline price jumps 8 cents overnight

The cost of gasoline in California jumped 8 cents overnight and is poised to soar to the highest point this year in what analysts say is a supply problem fueled by refinery and pipeline outages…

Presidential debate-watching parties in San Francisco

Presidential debate-watching parties in San Francisco

Taiwan official reacts to new visa-free policy

Bruce Fuh (Gen-Gang Fuh) , the new Director-General of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in San Francisco, commented on the impact of new visa policy between US and taiwan when he arried SFO this evening.

Bay Area weekend visit by Nobel Peace Prize laureate

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi visits the Bay Area this weekend. She spoke at the San Francisco Freedom Forum today on the topic – The Long Road to Freedom…

California bill boosts social network privacy

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a pair of privacy bills making it illegal for employers and colleges to demand access to social media accounts.

Only 43% of 2012 SAT test takers are college ready

The SAT Report on College & Career Readiness released today revealed that only 43 percent of SATR takers…

Google: #1 in hiring for tech companies in Silicon Valley

According to new numbers released by the California Employment Development Department, Google took the top spot among tech companies in Silicon valley in hiring…