Last resident of historic Chinese shrimping village dies


The last remaining resident of a shrimping village established by Chinese immigrants on the northern shore…

Laika turns to Asia for inspiration and delivers a masterpiece in “Kubo and the Two Strings”


“Screening Room” reviews “Kubo and the Two Strings” Rating: 5 out of 5 stars. Official movie website:

San Leandro: attempted kidnapping suspect sought


Police is seeking a man who tried to kidnap a woman by pepper-spraying her and dragging her towards his car…

Hot dog bill advances in CA Legislature


Californians who break into hot vehicles to rescue distressed dogs would be protected from lawsuits under legislation…

“Anthropoid” provides an engaging and inspiring history lesson

anthropoid poster

This was the most ambitious assassination effort by the resistance. How the plan came together and was executed was told…

Man sentenced to jail for raping online dates


A 21-year-old San Ramon man Kwangmin Jin has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for raping 6 women…

“Little Men” gives a lesson on human relations


The story is told through the eyes of the two boys, how parents and kids often have a totally different set of problems with different priorities…