Former policeman sentenced for sex assaults

A former Garden Grove police officer who sodomized three women he dated has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

Man arrested for deadly dog attack in SF tenderloin

Police this week arrested a man who has been wanted for nearly a year for the death of a woman’s dog in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood.

Convicted serial killer Joseph Naso sentenced to death

Convicted serial killer Joseph Naso was sentenced to death today by a Marin County Superior Court judge.

Oakland wins $15M judgment in immigration case

The city of Oakland has won a record $15.1 million civil judgment against a fake immigration consulting company that claimed it could help families with obtaining their legal residency in the United States

USGS finds land sinking rapidly in Central Valley

A federal study has found land sinking more rapidly than usual because of increased water pumping from underground aquifers in the San Joaquin Valley, damaging vital water infrastructure.

JFK 50th Anniversary Gallery

Fifty years after John F. Kennedy fell victim to an assassin’s bullet while visiting Texas with his wife, people at home and abroad paused Friday to remember the 35th president of the United States

UK London “slave” women held for over 30 years

(中文) 英國警方在倫敦南部一處住宅區,救出3名被非法囚禁長達30年的女性…

CA rejects Obamacare fix

(中文) 投保加州可負擔健保計劃董事局,週四通過年底前取消所有不符合奧巴馬健保的醫保計劃,和奧巴馬提出的續保一年政策唱反調…

Indiana State sells $1 home

(中文) 想以1美元買屋?印第安納州Gary市市長想出妙法,把那些荒廢房屋,以$1出售給想做業主的居民。但不是每個外來人都可以隨隨便便就購買…

Police identify Santa Rosa teacher stabbed by student

Police identified the Santa Rosa high school teacher who was stabbed by a student with a mechanical pencil on Wednesday as 33-year-old Tyler Ahlborn.

Two men arrested after chase involving stolen utility truck

[;zh]兩男子開著一輛偷來的卡車與警車高速追逐,其間中了警方設下的釘板,輪胎爆破,後跳車逃脫,但難逃警方追捕,兩人終被繩之於法…Two men were arrested after a high-speed chase that began near the newly opened Graton Resort and Casino in Rohnert Park early this morning, according to police.

Man shot in head during heated family argument

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred during a heated family argument at a south Vacaville home on Wednesday morning, a police sergeant said.

Adam Levine named People’s ‘sexiest man alive’

People magazine has named Adam Levine the “sexiest man alive” of 2013. The 34-year-old is the lead singer of the group Maroon 5 and a judge on NBC’s “The Voice.”..

Three charged in CA college hate crime case

3 students at SJSU are facing misdemeanor hate-crime and battery charges after authorities say they harassed a black roommate…

Children mistake colorful detergent capsule as candy

(中文) 洗衣液生產商推出膠囊裝的洗衣液包,不過由於這些膠囊色彩斑斕,有不少兒童就誤會是糖果,吞食後中毒甚至有人因此死亡…

Costco apologizes for labeling bible as “fiction”

(中文) Costco把聖經當作小說出售,引起牧師和教友不滿。Costco解釋是因為書商貼的標籤不當,並撤下原有標籤….

Search and rescue continues after jet crash off Florida

(中文) 一架由墨西哥載病人前往佛羅里達州救治的飛機,回航途中墮海,兩名機師喪生。當局仍在搜索失蹤的醫生及護士….

UC hospital workers stage 1-day strike

UC hospital employees picketed Wednesday at medical centers across the state in response to what union leaders called intimidation and harassment from management….

Man hit, robbed of cash while trying to make Craigslist purchase

Authorities in San Carlos are warning residents to watch out for online scams and setups after a man responding to a Craigslist ad for discounted gift cards was robbed at a local Home Depot store

China’s airlines require elderly to waive responsibility

(中文) 八十四歲的內地著名經濟學者茅于軾公幹由昆明乘坐國航飛機回北京,登機前被要求填死亡責任狀,說明如果在飛機上死了,航空公司不負責任…

Chinese leaders criticized for wearing “shoe gloves”

(中文) 近年國家領導人無論是天災或平日,都多了探訪基層,展示親民形象,不過陝西一群領導到農村視察,反而獲得一致劣評…

San Francisco parolee arrested after vehicle chase

A San Francisco parolee was arrested in Pacifica on Monday after he allegedly led officers on a chase in a stolen vehicle, police said.

Marijuana plants stolen in S.F.

San Francisco police are investigating a robbery on Tuesday night in which two men forced their way into a building and stole marijuana plants.

Vallejo pedestrian fatally struck & dragged by vehicle

A pedestrian in Vallejo was fatally struck and then dragged under a vehicle on Tuesday evening, police said.

Woman frustrated by errors of Obamacare website

(中文) 奧巴馬總統曾以一位感謝該計劃婦女的案例,來說服更多民眾加入。但這名婦女公開表示,網絡中對她健保計算差錯,讓她根本無法負擔健保的開銷….

SF protest against police, to stop using force

(中文) 舊金山市警方被指對青年施暴事件持續發酵,今天就有民眾示威抗議,認為警方行為過激,濫用暴力…

Taiwan Cooking Oil Info site

(中文) 台灣最近一連串發生食用油混充及違法添加銅葉綠素事件,也引發海外華人的關切。台政府特別設立專頁,提供消費者食用油的相關資訊….

SJ man killed in highway 280 crash is identified

LOS ALTOS (BCN) A man who was killed in a crash on Interstate Highway 280 in Los Altos on Sunday afternoon has been identified by the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office as 53-year-old San [...]

Couple, 7-year-old girl hurt by possible DUI driver

A couple and their 7-year-old daughter were seriously injured when a suspected drunken driver smashed into the back of their Ford Taurus in unincorporated Concord on Monday night

Man dies after gunfire exchange with deputies

A man died after exchanging gunfire with Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies at a Guerneville resort late Monday night, a sheriff’s sergeant said.