SF Sheriff sentenced

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi has been sentenced to three years’ probation for a misdemeanor charge of false imprisonment in his domestic violence case…

Screening Room: BOY

In a seaside town in 1984, 11 year old Boy…

SF city workers urge business tax reform

More than a hundred union workers rally near City Hall today, asking the City to look to increasing revenue…

More U.S. engineering students needed

More than a hundred engineering students of Santa Clara University watch the Facebook ‘live’ webcast…

SF to use stricter terrorism investigation standards

the Federal Bureau of Investigation has opened an investigation on the Chinese community in Chinatown in 2009…

Shaolin Temple expands into Stanford

The instructors of the footwork, boxing, fighting movements with the bamboo pole and the steel swords are all monks…

Screening Room: Friends With Kids

Consider this: You are approaching forty. You want a baby…

Oakland City Council approves Stadium City plan

The Oakland A’s and the Raiders will have their leases with the City expire next year…

SF launches Invest in Neighborhoods

In the Portola district, a small patch of open land is near the busy San Bruno Avenue…

Yahoo restructuring may include significant layoffs

Yahoo is currently also re-evaluating the sale of its assets in Asia…

Screening Room: The Forgiveness of Blood

Under the Kunan way of life passed down from the ancestors, the victim’s family has the right to take the lives of the perpetuators…

Telegraph Hill parrots move to the suburbs

Some Brisbane residents say they first saw the parrots a few years ago…

Engineer indicted for illegal arms export

A former Caltrans engineer has been indicted by the U.S. Attorney for violating the Arms Export Control Act…

Screening Room: ACT OF VALOR

A U.S. ambassador killed in the Philippines. A kidnapped CIA agent, tortured in the hands of terrorists…

SF schools to hire more PE teachers

In one PE class at the Chinese Immersion School in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood of San Franciso, pupils learn to bounce balls…

Chinese delegation studies local rent control

East Palo Alto voters passed the Rent Stabilization and Just Cause for Eviction Ordinance two years ago…

New SF parking meter plan sparks complaints

Charlie O’Hanlon operates a motorcycle service shop on 17th Street in the Mission and parks…

Screening Room: A SEPARATION

Writer-director Asghar Farhadi’s achievement is nothing short of outstanding…

First Chinese language workshop for immigration help

More than 300 people packed into two rooms at the USCIS in downtown San Francisco today…

Cinequest Film Festival kicks off Feb 28

In 1988, Aung San Suu Kyi returned from Oxford in Great Britain to Myanmar (Burma)…

Cardiac stem cells for heart patients

The heart of a patient who has suffered from a heart attack will have a substantial amount of dead cardiac cells…

US liberalizes visa procedures for Chinese

the U.S State Department announced new procedures today that aim to attract more tourists from China and Brazil, two emerging tourist markets…

Screening Room – THE VOW

After regaining consciousness, she has no memory of her husband of four years…

SF Asian American Film Fest begins Mar 8

The Center for Asian America Media presents…

Milpitas accident victim remembered

39-year-old Raul Zapata was a carpenter by profession and had been living in Hayward for the past 12 years…

Two women attacked at Stanford University

Two students at Stanford University were assaulted early Sunday morning. Both incidents happened within 15 minutes apart…

San Jose seeks help solving hate crimes

One of them opened the door of the victim’s car, threw punches at the victim, spat at him and even hit him with a Tequila bottle…

Screening Room – THE WOMAN IN BLACK

Set in early twentieth century northen England, Lawyer Arthur loses his wife in labor…

Saving money on cell phone bills

CALPIRG’s study shows that the average bill of a cell phone user is $900 a year…

Oakland City Council approves budget cuts

Council members identified a variety of sources to reduce the number of layoffs…