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…

City college celebrated opening of new Chinatown/North Beach Campus

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City College of San Francisco is celebrating the opening of its new Chinatown/North Beach campus today, just days after the release of a report suggesting the community college is on the brink of insolvency. The 14-story campus at 800 Kearny St. is expected to serve more than 7,500 students, according to City College officials. It includes a childcare observation lab, library, computer laboratories, a multipurpose room and teleconference capabilities.

Save China Camp campaign continues

Friends of China Camp, a non-profit organization took over China Camp State Park in July after getting a three-year contract from state government. The park is open everyday now. However, It takes about half million dollars per year to operate the park plus 80 thousand dollar for capital project this year…

SF District One supervisor election debate

參與舊金山第一選區市議員選舉的兩名華裔候選人馬兆光以及李志威,今天舉行了一場辯論,當地的經濟與治安問題引發尖銳對話。

The Bully Project of SFUSD

舊金山聯合校區今天展開反欺凌宣導計畫,呼籲受欺凌的學生勇於通報,同時也提醒所有學生,對於校園的欺凌行為發揮一己之力。

Martin Luther King Middle School violence

舊金山聯合校區馬丁路德金中學的部分教師和家長,今天出面呼籲外界重視該校日益嚴重的暴力問題,同時指責學校管理階層領導無方,不過校區發布聲明回應,肯定校長所領導的行政團隊,並強調會繼續協助學校,加強改善校風。

SF reax to Diaoyu Island tension

北加州各界華人915保釣示威大遊行將在這個星期六登場,對於日本政府決定將釣魚島收歸國有,不少保釣人士都呼籲兩岸政府,對日本的態度要更加強硬。

Cathay Pacific airline bans shark fins as air cargo

在多個鯊魚和海洋保育組織的壓力下,總部設在香港的國泰航空宣布,將停止魚翅以及鯊魚相關製品的空運服務。

New techology’s impact on semiconductor industry in Silicon Valley

隨著社交媒體帶動新科技的蓬勃發展,支撐矽谷數十年的半導體產業,受到甚麼樣的衝擊,又面臨哪些挑戰呢?今天的科技風雲帶您探討。

Asian Imported Food Safety

灣區日前有部分進口話梅和薑糖等零食,被指含鉛量超標,讓消費者對於進口食品安全又出現疑慮,東方食品商會今天就召開記者會,鼓勵會員對於可能有疑慮的產品自行送檢,同時也將免費發送有關食品含重金屬的警示標語,以示對消費者負責。

Silicon Valley’s million dollar homes

您知道全國百萬元以上房產,今年銷售最多的地區在哪裡嗎?答案是矽谷,其中南灣的Saratoga更是列居榜首,再加上大批現金購房者的湧現,讓需要貸款的中產家庭消費者,大嘆買不到房子。

Chevron closes two claim centers in Richmond

東灣列治文市的Chevron煉油廠,為因應大火後續的賠償問題,而開設的兩個索賠中心,昨天全部關閉,免費索賠熱線則會繼續開放,目前總共收到超過一萬八千宗索賠個案。

Jury orders Samsung to pay $1.05 billion

蘋果公司勝訴,訴訟結果對消費者來說有甚麼影響?是否又會牽動手機的銷售?來聽聽灣區華人業者 和消費者的看法。

Chancellor Robert Birgeneau discussed issues regarding California’s tax propostion

柏克萊加大今天開學,由於十一月的選舉,州長的加稅提案將攸關學生的學費是否上漲,學生對此都表示擔憂,而校方管理層強調,已經做好最壞的打算。

Liu Te-Shun interview

目前外籍學生在台灣持居留證,可以使用台灣健保,但大陸學生到台灣讀書,持的是停留證,文件上的一字之差,使得陸生沒有法源依據,不在健保的投保範圍,目前台灣政府正打算將陸生納入健保。台灣陸委會副主委劉德勳表示:「陸生來台唸書也是一個常態機制了,將來面對他也都是唸完四年也就回大陸去工作了,行政機關方向上,是確定要把他納進來了。」

One-on-one interview with Te-Shun Liu

兩岸兩會的第八次江陳會談,這個月九號落幕,最重要的成果就是簽署了「兩岸投資保障協議」,正在灣區訪問的台灣陸委會副主委劉德勳,為您解讀該協議的具體內容。

US Army suicides doubled last month from June

根據美聯社六月份從國防部取得的內部文件顯示,今年軍中的自殺率出人意料的明顯激增,也導致戰鬥任務的調度開始變緩,這份資料顯示,今年元旦到六月三號就累計有155宗軍人自殺案,成為過去十年美軍投入伊戰和阿富汗戰爭以來,現役軍人自殺案件成長最快的階段。

SF panel says sheriff committed misconduct

舊金山市府道德委員會,今天就縣警局局長Ross Mirkarimi去留問題,進行最後一天的公聽會,不過並未如預期作出裁決,只通過Mirkarimi向妻子施暴,屬公務行為不當,去職與否,下次再討論。

From an idea to a startup

灣區人經常開玩笑說,在矽谷滿街都是Startup初創公司的創辦人,雖然這是一句玩笑話,卻也凸顯矽谷科技人人人想創業的現象,今天的科技風雲,一位資深的創業者和您分享一些成立初創公司,要注意的事情。

Andrew Toon Wong trial

阿拉米達市華裔居民 Andrew Toon Wong,被控兩項謀殺罪的案件,今天在阿拉米達縣高等法院進行結案陳詞。

The InnoSpring Accelerator Program

在矽谷很多人都有創業點子,但這些創意要如何落實並不是件容易的事,做為初創公司平台的「創源」InnoSpring,目前正在舉辦一項加速器計畫,獎金高達十萬元投資,可以幫助小型的初創公司 達成夢想,來看今天的「科技風雲」。

Olympic swimming analysis by Abi Liu

這次倫敦奧運,美國隊與中國隊表現亮眼,締造不少打破記錄的成績,前游泳世界冠軍劉碧純,分析了這兩隊的不同。