San Francisco mayor signs 2-year balanced budget

舊金山(三藩巿)未來兩年的平衡預算案,獲巿參議會一致通過,並由巿長李孟賢簽署…Mayor Edwin M. Lee today signed San Francisco’s first-ever two-year balanced budget for Fiscal Year 2012-13 and 2013-14 after the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved it yesterday…

The District Attorney says bike thefts aren’t tolerated in San Francisco

一名在舊金山(三藩巿)偷單車並轉售圖利的疑犯提堂,他被控20項刑事罪名。警方起回超過120輛失車…An 18 year-old man was arraigned on stealing more than 100 bicycles in San Francisco. He was charged with 20 felony counts, including receiving or buying stolen property…

U.S. District Court gives go-ahead for lawsuit against Academy of Art University

舊金山藝術大學Academy of Art University,四名負責招生事務的前員工,控告校方以薪酬獎勵的方式吸引員工招攬學生…Four former enrollment advisors of the Academy of Art University sued the school for calculating pay based on the number of students they enroll….

Santa Clara employee files charge against union

南灣Santa Clara縣有政府僱員,指所屬工會違反他退出正式會員身份的權利,控告工會處理失當…

2 Chinese synchronized swimmers selected for national team

灣區的花樣游泳運動員成績相當優異,今年美國國家隊13-15歲組別,8名隊員中一半來自
南灣Santa Clara 縣,包括兩名華裔…

Bill curbing underage drinking on party buses

加州參議院司法委員會,明天審議監管派對巴士業界,確保不讓21歲以下人士在車上喝酒的AB45提案。有業界人士指出,法案令巴士司機和公司承擔不合理的責任…

Mandatory maternity insurance coverage takes effect July 1

加州的醫療保險由七月一日起,必須包括婦產項目,這規定將不受聯邦最高法院對健保改革法案裁決的影響…

Tenant rights may not be protected without a lease

據租戶權益關注團體的報告,加州38%銀主盤進入法院強制拍賣程序時,都是出租物業,這類物業在舊金山(三藩巿)更多達61%…

Oakland Mayor’s crime figures being questioned

奧克蘭(屋崙)巿展開打擊罪案黑點的「100個路段計劃」大半年,巿長關麗珍在計劃中提出的罪案數據,被她的幕僚長指不正確…

SF Chinatown has new Chinese Police Captain

服務舊金山(三藩巿)警察局30年的譚敬文,在舊金山華埠出生成長,過去晉升為警長時,亦曾駐守位於華埠的中央分局…

Study finds link between loneliness and health in elderly

有研究發現,長者感到孤單,對他們的健康會有負面影響…

CDPH Reports First Human West Nile Virus Case

加州發現今年首宗人類感染由蚊子傳染的西尼羅病毒個案,當局呼籲民眾做好防蚊措施…

The House expresses regret for the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act

聯邦眾議院通過由加州華裔眾議員趙美心提出的議案,為1882年國會通過排華法案而致歉…

SF Opera’s “Nixon in China”

舊金山(三藩巿)歌劇團今個夏季演出以前總統尼克遜訪華為題材的劇目”Nixon in China”,歌劇上星期首映…

SF to recruit more police and firefighters

舊金山(三藩巿)巿長李孟賢宣布,計劃未來6年繼續增聘警員及消防員…

Seismic sensors in SF skyscraper collects quake data

為更有效了解地震和協助建築物抗震研究,專家在全舊金山(三藩巿)最高的住宅大樓安裝大量感應儀器,收集研究數據…

Immigration archives to be kept permanently

40,000多份主要有關20世紀初亞裔移民的檔案,移交灣區的國家檔案館永久存放,並讓公眾查閱…

PG&E warning about new scam

PG&E nb

近日有騙徒假扮太平洋煤電公司PG&E的職員,訛稱協助用戶申請優惠,騙取用戶的個人及信用咭資料…

UC tuition likely to increase if deficit deepens

因應州政府預算赤字可能擴大,加州大學計劃今年秋季再提高學費6%…

Asian Pacific Islander support group for Obama

The Democratic National Committee is calling on Asian American and Pacific Islander voters to participate in the upcoming presidential election…

First U.S. reports of hand-foot and mouth disease

First U.S. reports of severe Hand-foot-mouth disease…

Sunday parking meters in SF

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency passed a 2-year budget for 2013 and 2014…

CSU faculty: Strike over contract ?

Over 20,000 CSU faculty members are voting on whether or not to go on strike if contract talks with school administrators reach an impasse…

Study finds toxic polish at nail salons

Many nail polish products sold exclusively at nail salons are advertised as toxic-free, but a reports finding reveals that some actually contain high levels of toxic chemicals…

Oikos University memorial for shooting victims

A memorial service was held on campus at Oakland’s Oikos University for victims killed in the shooting rampage last Monday…

Documentary on racism against Chinese Americans

The short documentary “The Chinese Gardens” explores the lost Chinese community in Port Townsend, Washington, and shows similarities between racism in the 19th century Pacific Northwest and today…

Parents oppose charter school closure

(中文) 奧克蘭校區教育委員會今晚開會表決,七成五學生為華裔、學術成績優異的屋崙American Indian特許公立學校會否關閉;大批家長到校區辦事處抗議,反對關閉學校…

The Giants make fans happy at fundraiser

The San Francisco Giants held an annual fundraiser for the Giants Community Fund …

Criticism over plans between S.F.and CPMC

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and CPMP announced agreement to rebuild two hospitals, expecting the project will inject $2.5 billion into the city’s economy…

Chinese Hospital hopes to raise $40 million for improvements

During the final stage of seeking rebuilding approval, the Chinese Hospital is organizing a fundraiser with the support of local Chinese media….