University tuition increases adopted in California

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The University of California has approved raising tuition by as much as 5 percent in each of the next five years…

PG&E launches refrigerator rebate program

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PG&E offers rebate for consumers who purchase energy smart refrigerators and getting rid of their old refrigerators…

Ed Lee announces re-election run

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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced his re-election run on Thursday…

SF ready for Giants victory parade

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The city of San Francisco is in preparation for the upcoming victory parade of the Giants team…

Motorcyclists taunting CHP officers on I-680 could face charges

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CHP is investigating an Oct. 11 incident when about 50 motorcyclists went stunt riding on Interstate 680…

Bay Bridge construction project suspended after Friday delays

The projections of sea level rise are 14 inches by 2050 and 55 inches by 2100. (KTSF)

A construction project on the Bay Bridge has been suspended after commuters experienced significant delays on Friday…

“Dracula Untold”: Year Zero of the Dark Prince

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電影故事固然虛構,但也就因為如此而感覺新鮮。情節緊湊,卻也沒有特別的起伏,就像是在看一般特效充斥的動作片…

Mountain lion hangs out in San Jose neighborhood

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Surveillance footage captured a mountain lion lounging on top of a car in a South Bay home’s driveway…

Stanford doctoral student faces domestic violence charge

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A Stanford doctoral student is facing charges of domestic violence. Yishun Dong allegedly hit his girl friend…

Milpitas hit-and-run victim was new immigrant

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The 29-year-old woman who was killed in the hit-and-run collision had moved to the Bay Area recently…

SF places warning placards on non-earthquake compliant properties

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率先接到違反建築條例警告的是Marina 區 Beach街,這棟六個單位的公寓。這是因為屋主在接到樓宇檢查局的通知後…

“Gone Girl” puts on a power couple death match.

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這則影評內容就談到此為止,否則將洩露劇情的精彩轉折。長達兩個半小時的電影,頭45分鐘通過倒敘講述兩人相愛的情景…

“The Skeleton Twins” find comedy and hope among despair.

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千萬別被看來沮喪的故事內容嚇跑:電影最突出的一點,就是導演Craig Johnson 選來演這些灰色人物的皆是喜劇演員…

Alcatraz exhibit is tribute to political prisoners

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An exhibition by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has transformed Alcatraz into a tribute to the world’s political prisoners…

More Chinese invest in Napa wine business

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There are more and more Chinese Americans invested in Napa wine business…

“The November Man” delivers tense action with somewhat of a mess

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曾飾演占士邦007 的Pierce Brosnan, 這是他籌備約十年製作的電影。大銀幕上的他,魅力未減。電影大部分情節布陳緊湊…

Salvaging wines after the Napa earthquake

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Salvaging wines after the Napa earthquake…

SF homeowners defer legalizing in-law units

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Housing advocates explain how property owners can make an illegal in-law unit legal…

Dentist charged in Leland Yee case dies

余胤良涉嫌串謀走私軍火案其中一名被告,菲律賓華裔牙醫Wilson Lim,週二在東灣San Leandro市一間醫院死亡…Daly City dentist Wilson Lim, who was accused in state Sen. Leland Yee’s case, has died early Tuesday…

Thousand of Bay Area buildings need earthquake retrofit

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Nearly half of the Bay Area’s 6,580 unreinforced masonry buildings had not been retrofitted as of 2006…

Historic Sam Kee Laundry building damaged in quake

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The historic building that once housed the Chinese-owned Sam Kee Laundry was damaged in the 6.0 earthquake on Sunday…

“The Hundred-Foot Journey” makes you crave for more

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電影如一道慢慢烹調的佳餚,原本似乎老陳的劇情,在眾演員的詮釋下,慢慢帶出故事誠懇的韻味…

CA asks travelers to protect citrus trees from disease

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Representatives from federal and state government ask travelers to help protect California citrus trees…

Finally,a refreshing super hero movie: “Guardians of the Galaxy”

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這電影和Marvel 漫畫兼電影公司的一般超級英雄電影不同,首先《銀河守護隊》並沒有特別超能力…

SF: Supervisor proposes ‘Retail Workers Bill of Rights’

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SF Supervisor Eric Mar introduced legislation that would discourage employers from giving their workers unpredictable hours…

SF Chinatown new shoes giveaway

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Non-profit organizations give away nearly 1000 pairs of new shoes to the children in San Francisco Chinatown…

Tapping into the other 90% of the human brain: “Lucy”

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電影主要在台北和巴黎拍攝,也有不少台北的熱鬧街景。這是法國導演Luc Besson 一貫的動作片,但是這位導演能夠將本身具豐富視野的風格…

SFO opens precheck enrollment center

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Travelers who want to move more quickly through airport security can now enroll in TSA Precheck at SFO…

A new horror franchise is born in The Purge: Anarchy

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這個讓人自由殘殺的日子,是否針對社會中,無法花錢保護自己的人?致仇家於死地,是否能幫人們解除恩怨?電影提出似乎對人性批判,提出令人反思的問題…

Pet care during the July 4th celebrations

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The SPCA is advising pet owners to keep their pets happy and safe over the holiday weekend.