Residents pack refinery probe meeting

About 200 people listen to a panel of state, local and federal officials and a representative of the Chevron Richmond refinery discuss why a five-foot section of a fuel pipeline became corroded and caused a devastating fire.

SF man attemps to kidnap girl from San Mateo school

San Mateo police have arrested a San Francisco man on suspicion of attempting to abduct a 9-year-old girl from an elementary school on Friday.

Zoo’s panda cub died from liver abnormalities

National Zoo officials say the 6-day-old panda cub that died had abnormalities on its liver and fluid in its abdomen, but they don’t yet know the cause of death…

Pleasanton fatal crash on I-680

Around 3:30 a.m., a man walked onto southbound Highway 680 near the Stoneridge Road exit and was struck by at least two cars and killed…

Photo gallery: Endeavour flies over Golden Gate Bridge

Endeavour’s trek around California continues with a pass over the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco Bay area…

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Hundreds gather at Crissy Field to view Endeavour

Hundreds of people are gathered at San Francisco’s Crissy Field this morning to watch the Space Shuttle Endeavour make a low-altitude pass near the Golden Gate Bridge.

Suspect vandalizes S.F. police station during riot

Shortly after an officer involved shooting in which a plainclothes officer shot a suspect Thursday night, dozens of rioters surrounded San Francisco’s Mission District Police Station while one person vandalized the police station.

Romney in Bay Area today for private fundraiser

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is making a visit to the Bay Area today for a private fundraising event in Hillsborough, according to his campaign.

US urged to set standards for arsenic in rice

The U.S. FDA may consider new standards for the levels of arsenic in rice as consumer groups are calling for federal guidance on how much of the carcinogen can be present in food…

Folsom prison riot leaves 13 wounded

The riot occurred Wednesday at the California State Prison, Sacramento in Folsom. The injury toll in a California prison riot has risen to 13…

Oakland shooting leaves four injured

Four people were injured in two separate shootings in East Oakland overnight…

Palo Alto man tries to sexually assault jogger

中半島Palo Alto市週三早上發生非禮案,一名女子緩步跑時,被一名男子摸胸非禮,男子更意圖將她拖在地上,幸好她及時逃脫,涉案男子在過去一個月可能曾非禮另外兩名女子…

Panetta: New Asia focus not aimed to contain China

正在訪華的美國國防部長帕內塔,週三與中國國家副主席習近平會晤,帕內塔表示,他相信中方已明白,美方計劃在亞太地區增派軍艦和士兵,以及建立新導彈防衛系統,並非用來制衡中國…

Trial resumes for US chef who says he cooked wife

美國洛杉磯一名男子被控殺害妻子後,花了4天時間將她的屍體放在沸水中烹煮,試圖毀屍滅跡,週三接受審訊…

Beijing protestors damage US ambassador’s car

美國駐華大使駱家輝的專用座駕,週二被反日示威的人士包圍破壞,事發時駱家輝身處車內,但沒有受傷,座駕則輕微受損…

SF approves plan to provide alternative to PG&E

PG&E nb

舊金山縣參事會週二通過一項能源議案,容許舊金山居民未來可以較高的價錢,向新引入的能源公司購買再生能源,意味PG&E煤電公司在能源市場上的壟斷地位快將結束…

Obama, Romney duel on trade with China

美國指控中國漠視貿易條例,並故意貶低人民幣利率協助國內的出口商,損害美國的競爭對手和工人就業。然而,加徵關稅卻會觸發貿易戰,推高美國消費者的價格…

China reserves right to act on disputed islands

中日兩國就釣魚島主權爭拗愈演愈烈,中國國防部長梁光烈週二警告說,中國會保留採取進一步行動的權利,應對事態發展…

Teenagers arrested driving replica police vehicle

3名少年上週五在中半島半月灣,涉嫌駕駛一輛冒牌警車,並穿上從加州國民警衛軍偷來的軍服,在路上駕駛時被截停扣查…

DUI crash at Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza

一名女子上週六晚駕車駛經舊金山(三藩市)金門橋時,在收費站撞上防撞欄,之後還襲擊在場調查的公路巡警並向他們吐口水…

Baby panda born in Washington DC

居住在首都華盛頓Smithsonian國家動物園的大熊貓美香,經歷多次人工受孕失敗後,週日晚終於誕下熊貓寶寶,第二度榮升母親…

Obama launches China trade case over auto industry

美中貿易磨擦持續升級,奧巴馬政府週一要求世界貿易組織(WTO)介入美中就汽車補貼產生的糾紛,指控中國非法補貼出口汽車和汽車零件,中國也不甘示弱,同日也向世貿提出控訴…

Apple: iPhone 5 orders topped 2M in 24 hours

蘋果公司上週五開始接受iPhone 5訂購,首日接獲的訂單達到200萬部,超出iPhone 4S一倍多…

California home sales rise in August

房地產研究公司DataQuick表示,加州房價8月份上升至4年來高位,主要由於更多買家購入價格較高的房地產…

Federal judge hands Samsung setback against Apple

三星公司與蘋果公司在全球面臨多宗涉及專利的訴訟,首都華盛頓的聯邦法院週五就其中一宗訴訟作出初步裁決,否決三星提出禁止進口蘋果iPhone、íPad和íPod的要求…

The attack in Libya: A two-pronged assault?

利比亞官員週四表示,美國駐利比亞使館遭到的攻擊是由武裝份子在背後策劃,武裝份子用示威作煙幕,他們在行動中更可能獲利比亞保安裏應外合…

Thousands gather to mourn slain CHP officer

數千名執法及政府高官,以及社區代表,週四現身北灣Vacaville市,向上週殉職的加州公路巡警Kenyon Youngstrom表達哀悼。Youngstrom上週截停一輛汽車時,被司機開槍擊斃…

New rumors over absent China VP

被傳將接任中國國家主席的習近平,已有12天沒有公開露面,傳言亦繼續滿天飛,最新傳言是他的肝臟驗出患有癌細胞腫瘤,要接受手術割除…

Protesters storm US Embassy in Yemen

近日一套反伊斯蘭電影在阿拉伯地區觸發的反美示威浪潮仍未平息,週四有數百名抗議者直搗美國駐也門大使館,大肆破壞和焚燒停在使館範圍內的汽車…

SF construction site unearths mammoth tooth

正在舊金山(三藩市)市中心興建跨灣運輸中心的工人,在離地面110呎下的位置,發現一隻哥倫比亞毛象的牙齒和部份下顎骨,這隻毛象估計約在11,000年前存活…