San Jose: Woman killed in hit-and-run on I-280

A female pedestrian was struck and killed in a hit-and-run on southbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Jose…

In lavish reception, Putin greets Xi Jinping

China’s new president received a lavish welcome Friday as he made Moscow his first foreign destination, joining with Russian President…

Alameda: House fire injures two firefighters

Two firefighters suffered minor injuries while fighting a blaze that caused $500,000 worth of damage to a home in Alameda…

Arrest in robbery, sexual assault of masseuse

A San Jose man has been arrested in connection with the March 9 armed robbery and sexual assault of a masseuse…

San Mateo: Aragon high receives online threat

Uniformed and plainclothes police officers are patrolling the grounds of a San Mateo high school Thursday morning…

Redwood City suspect arrested for bilking elderly victims

A Redwood City man who allegedly bilked several elderly county residents out of thousands of dollars by claiming he needed a loan to pay for his wife’s recent miscarriage…

SF: Judges call for more diversity on civil grand jury

San Francisco Superior Court judges called for more minorities and LGBT community members to apply for the city’s civil grand jury…

Hong Kong releases landfill proposals

The government of Hong Kong has announced five locations of future landfill projects with the goal of increasing land reserves in the region…

San Jose: Two men injured in separate robberies

The same suspect is believed to have committed two armed robberies at knifepoint 10 minutes apart in San Jose Wednesday night…

Vallejo: Suspect found dead inside home after standoff

A shotgun-wielding man barricaded inside a Vallejo home and threatening police and neighbors was found dead inside the home…

Conviction in murder of Jinghong Kang

An Oakland man was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder and other charges for the shooting death of a Virginia man…

Fremont: Woman jailed after allegedly striking relative with iron

A 27-year-old woman is in jail Wednesday after allegedly hitting an older family member with an iron in Fremont…

SF: Supervisor Kim proposes renaming Lech Walesa Street

A San Francisco supervisor Tuesday proposed renaming a city street whose current namesake, the Polish politician Walesa, caused controversy…

Local junior high school receives threatening phone call

A threatening phone call was reported on Monday afternoon at Thornton Junior High School in Fremont…

Two maids suspected in Hong Kong boss’ murder

Two maids in Hong Kong are arrested for allegedly murdering their boss…

SF: MTA board votes to create taxi smartphone app

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors voted Tuesday to build a mobile phone application…

Correctional department in China reportedly buying expensive wine

A correctional department in China was reportedly buying expensive wine despite China new chairman Xi Jinping vowed to ban luxury goods…

Milpitas: Two injured after car skids into creek

An injured mother and her three-year-old daughter were rescued from a damaged car in Milpitas Tuesday after the car skidded into a creek…

Kansas City Mayor’s sudden interruption

Some unexpected excitement Tuesday when Kansas City Mayor Sly James delivered his State of the City address…

Hong Kong night light pollution

The light pollution in Tsim Sha Tsui is the worst among districts that are being studied by the Hong Kong University…

San Jose: Suspect killed by officer

A single shot from a San Jose police officer killed a suspect who was allegedly trying to ram the officer with a suspected stolen car…

China’s leader Xi meets US official

China’s new leader, Xi Jinping, told the U.S. Treasury secretary on Tuesday he wants strong ties with Washington…

Sunnyvale: Teen driver crashes stolen car

A 16-year-old girl and two fellow passengers were arrested after crashing a stolen car into a tree in Sunnyvale Monday morning…

Hillary Clinton announces support for gay marriage

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her support for gay marriage Monday…

SF: Pot deal turns into home invasion robbery

A pot deal went bad on Saturday afternoon for two young men who tried to sell marijuana to a trio of suspects at their home…

Warning about some microwaveable plastic containers

Hong Kong Consumer Council says some microwave plastic containers are tested positive for plasticizer…

Court appearance for 6 Indians accused of rape

Six men accused of raping a Swiss tourist who was cycling with her husband in central India were produced in court Monday…

Bikes allowed on BART trains anytime this week

Bicyclists will be able to ride on trains all day, including commuting hours, in BART’s second bikes on board pilot program…

Chinese President endorse work of HK, Macao governments

Chinese president Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang on Monday met respectively with CY Leung and Chui Sai On…

Walnut creek: Motorcyclist killed in multi-vehicle crash

A motorcyclist was killed and a vehicle burst into flame in a multi-car crash on northbound Interstate 680 in Walnut Creek…