Help for Chinese problem gamblers

An increasing number of problem Chinese gamblers are asking for help. But, a local community group says the number is still low compared to those needing this type of help…

Oakland recruits youths for summer jobs

Summer job recruitment started in Oakland where the city and local agencies are providing over 700 job opportunites this year…

Know your options under health care reform

California leads the nation in taking advantage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, but many who could benefit are not aware of their options…

Widespread violations found among SF foreclosures

An audit shows that 84% of San Francisco foreclosures involved at least one count of violation in the foreclosure laws of California…

Local hospital educates staff thru CNY events

El Camino hospital in Mountain View celebrated Chinese New Year with cultural events and food in an attempt to educate staff on how to better serve Chinese patients…

Avoiding winter illness

If you are feeling sick this winter, there are multiple steps you can take to recover and avoid a relapse…

Cantonese Lunar New Year Traditions

Getting prepared for the Chinese New Year, many Cantonese people visit markets to buy candy, fruit, flowers, and red pastes for good fortune…

Mold clean up and prevention

Special cleaners are not necessary for cleaning mold. Health experts say common detergents are sufficient…

Mold causes allergic reactions

Mold is an allergen that causes asthma and other allergic responses. If found within a household, it should be dealt with as soon as possible…

SF college’s computer network compromised

A community college in San Francisco says its computer networks have been infected with software viruses…

A look at Legionnaire’s Disease

Legionnaire’s Disease is a common type of non-transmissible pneumonia that is difficult to diagnose…

PG&E raises rates on Jan. 1

Starting on January 1, PG&E electric and gas rates will increase…

New measure against teenage substance abuse

Starting January 1, a new California state measure will require all pharmacies and drug stores to stop selling medications that contain dextromethorphan to persons under 18…

Five-alarm fire causes $8 million in damage

A fast moving five-alarm fire near San Francisco’s Alamo Square injured three people and caused an estimated $8 million in structural damage…

S.F.P.D. brings gifts to Chinatown families

The SFPD collaborated with community groups in an effort to distribute Christmas gifts to children living in low income housing in the city. …

Insomnia help

Prolonged insomnia affects daily activities, work and social life. When insomnia is a signal of possible health problems, seeking medical advise is necessary…

Safe skiing

Skiing is a popular winter sport which involves potentially higher risks of injury…

Less funding for tobacco prevention

A new study shows that states have slashed tobacco prevention funds by 36%…

Giving thanks helps psychological outlook

Count your blessings this holiday season. It’s good for you…

Millbrae votes to outsource police

The Millbrae City Council voted 3-2 late Tuesday, in favor of contracting out police services to the San Mateo County Sheriff…

Protesters reconvene at UC Berkeley

Protesters have reestablished a small encampment at the University of Berkeley campus after police action…

Protester head to port of oakland

Protesters participating in Occupy Oakland’s daylong general strike have started moving toward the Port of Oakland…