Balboa high school student visits White House

18 year old Huimin Happy Yang is a senior at Balboa High who came here two years ago…

Bay Area Martin Luther King, Jr Day Event

Mayor Ed Lee said, “As the first Asian Chinese American Mayor in the history of San Francisco…

Screening Room – THE IRON LADY

Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep) was born a grocer’s daughter. Her humble beginnings…

SF Mayor works toward affordable housing

The broad working group is assigned the task of designing a ballot measure that would create a permanent source of revenue…

THE KARATE KID actor Wang Zhenwei visits the Bay Area

In the climax scene of THE KARATE KID, Jaden Smith fights Wang Zhenwei…

SF D.A.’s office training Chinese consulates’ staff

The purpose of the training is to empower consul general staffs to recognize these crimes and assist victims…

Mayor Lee appoints District 5 Supervisor

Christina Olague is currently the Senior Housing Action Collaborative Coordinator…

Screening Room – IN THE LAND OF BLOOD AND HONEY

In April 1992, on the eve of the Bosnian war…

SCVTA introduces new buses

High-back seats, luggage racks, personal reading lights and free WiFi. These are some of the features of the new express buses for longer bus routes in the South Bay…

California snowpack falls sharply

The Department of Water Resources started to measure the state’s snowpack water content…

SF Crime falls in 2011

Homicide totals 50, the same as in 2010…

Screening Room picks 2011′s Top 10 Films

Especially noteworthy is the performance of the last film in the Harry Potter franchise…

2011 Bay Area Year In Review

San Francisco saw its first elected Asian American mayor Ed Lee. He says…

SF judge orders trial in worker’s death

26 year old Margarita Mojica was applying a dye on the steel platens of the creasing and cutting machine when the horizontal platen moved and crushed her to death…

Screening Room – THE FLOWERS OF WAR

A group of convent girls, a bevy of famous prostitutes of the city and an American mortician, seek refuge in a Catholic cathedral…

Two separate petitions to recall Oakland mayor

The two petitions come from the Oakland Black Caucus and a group started by businessman Greg Harland…

Screening Room – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

retired spy George Smiley (Gary Oldman), returns to MI6 to flush out the mole at the top echelon of the British Secret Intelligence Service…

Former health inspectors charged with felony bribery

The Department of Public Health received information in December 2008 that two of its Environmental Health Inspectors…

Revenue shortfall triggers more cuts in California

Under Brown’s proposal, both UC and CSU systems will each bear…

Zhang Yimou on THE FLOWERS OF WAR

In an exclusive interview with KTSF, Zhang Yimou says…

Screening Room – SHAME

Sex. Like food, it is one of the many joys in life. However, it is also…

Phil Ting runs for California State Assembly

Phil Ting will be running to represent the 12th District of the state assembly in 2012…

Pier 27 makes way for America’s Cup

San Francisco’s Embarcadero will be the key viewing spot for the America’s Cup in 2012 and 2013…

Oakland gets $100 million for new police officers

Oakland’s Police Department received a $10.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to hire 25 police officers…

Screening Room – THE ARTIST

When cinema began to provide entertainment for the masses in the early twentieth century…

Asian Art Museum exhibits the best of Indian royal courts

From a life-size portrait of a Maharaja, it is easy to imagine…

SF DA calls for safer streets this holiday season

The District Attorney’s office has seen four traffic fatalities in the past six months…

SJSU recognized for int’l student recruitment

foreign students who pay full tuition without state subsidies will not be displacing local students…

Young Filmmakers Feature – Cinema as a Learning Tool

Deciding on the camera angle, 12-year-old Chinese student Miles Chen looked very serious…

Young Filmmakers Feature – Cinema as a Learning Tool

We have a network of 3,500 teachers in the Bay Area. We reach out to new teachers as well…