Obama proposes new system for rating colleges

President Barack Obama is calling for a new government rating system for colleges that will judge schools on affordability…

SF man shot in back in Bayview District

A man was shot in the back in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Thursday night…

US city tries less salt in Chinese restaurant food

Organizers have recruited more than 200 restaurants across Philadelphia for the U.S. city’s Healthy Chinese Takeout Initiative…

San Carlos: burglars pose as utility workers, steal cash and coins

Burglars posing as PG&E workers robbed a home in San Carlos on Thursday, according to sheriff’s deputies…

Santa Clara: police release sketch of sexual assault suspect

Police have released a sketch of a man who sexually assaulted a female walking in Santa Clara early Wednesday morning in Santa Clara…

Tourists, residents flee huge fire near Yosemite

A Northern California wildfire grew overnight to more than three times the size of the city of San Francisco as it spread inside the border of Yosemite National Park…

Trial of China’s disgraced politician Bo Xilai enters second day

The trial resumed on Friday for disgraced Chinese politicianBo Xilai a day after he fiercely denied taking 3.5 million US dollars in bribes from businessmen and cross-examined one of them with a lawyer’s precision…

Covered California for insured people

California became the first state in the nation in 2010 to enact legislation to implement the provisions of President Obama’s landmark domestic policy, dubbed “Obamacare.”Open enrollment will runs from October through March 2014. For people who have health insurance, what should they do?…

China watches Bo Xilai trial unfold on social media

The court made 59 posts on Thursday, portraying an orderly but lively courtroom with lengthy recounts of the exchanges…

Non-citizens could be jurors under Calif. bill

California may become the first state to allow non-citizens who are in the country legally to serve on a jury…

Teen tackled, robbed of home-run ball at Giants game

A 16-year-old boy was tackled and robbed after catching a home-run ball at the San Francisco Giants game…

Bo Xilai’s trial analysis

Chinese scholars commented on the trial of disgraced politician Bo Xilai…

San Jose courthouse bomb scare

Employees at two Santa Clara County Superior Court buildings in San Jose were evacuated after a bomb threat was received…

Taking mega megavitamins can be harmful

Taking vitamins a certain way could actually be a bad thing for your health…

Chinese buyers snap up new houses in London

Chinese buyers were responsible for 27 percent of new build house purchases in central London last year…

Syrian forces bomb area of alleged chemical attack

Syrian government forces bombed the rebel-held suburbs where the opposition said the regime had killed more than 100 people…

Tentative deal in San Diego mayor harassment suit

Embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner on Wednesday reached a tentative deal involving a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him and the city…

Mubarak released from jail, taken to military hospital

Egypt’s ousted leader Hosni Mubarak was transferred from Tora prison to the Maadi military hospital on Thursday…

Nasdaq halts trading due to a technical issue

Nasdaq has halted trading because of a technical problem…

San Jose shooting victim identified

A man who died after he and two others were shot inside a San Jose Vietnamese restaurant on Monday has been identified by police as 36-year-old Chinh N. Nguyen…

Oakland: Burglars posing as utility workers

Police are urging residents to be on the lookout for individuals who are posing as utility workers following a burglary in Oakland’s Crocker Highlands neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon.

Yosemite-area wildfire balloons in size overnight

A wildfire outside Yosemite National Park has more than tripled in size and still threatens about 2,500 homes, hotels and camp buildings…

Ousted politician Bo Xilai goes on trial in China

Disgraced populist politician Bo Xilai went on trial Thursday accused of abuse of power and netting more than $4 million in bribery and embezzlement…

12-year-old boy robbed in Portola neighborhood

A 12-year-old boy was robbed in San Francisco’s Portola neighborhood on Tuesday evening…

Live Healthier – “Epilepsy”

UCSF neurologist explain what is Epilepsy…

BART to run around the clock during Bay Bridge closure

The Bay Bridge will be closed for five days starting on next Wednesday at 8pm. Caltrans is uring drivers to plan ahead….

Epilpsy patient says “Epilpsy is not mental illness”

A Chinese patient who has epilepsy shares her experiences and stigma about the disease…

Chinese tourists spending may decline

More middle class Chinese are traveling overseas and they prefer to travel on their own instead of joining tour…

CCSF protesters arrested outside SF Mayor’s office

More than two-dozen City College of San Francisco students and advocates were arrested at City Hall late Tuesday night…

Unionized SF strip club closing its curtains

The dancers at San Francisco’s Lusty Lady are hanging up their thongs due to high rent…