Bay Area heat wave continues

The National Weather Service is advising Bay Area residents that the hottest day of this heat wave will be Tuesday…

Oakland city workers’ strike block downtown streets

Striking city of Oakland employees are marching through downtown this morning, blocking traffic…

SF issues 479 same-sex marriage licenses since Friday

San Francisco county clerk’s office has issued 563 same-sex marriage licenses and recorded 479 same-sex marriages…

San Jose: Boy drowned in community pool

A 4-year-old boy who drowned in a community swimming pool at a San Jose mobile home park on Friday…

Photo Gallery: BART strike has commuters scrambling

San Francisco Bay area commuters encountered crowded roads and lines for buses and ferries…

San Francisco parking fines go up Monday

Drivers who fail to heed the meters in San Francisco will now be hit with the priciest parking tickets in the country…

BART workers start picketing, unclear when talks will resume

Dozens of workers from the two striking unions hoisted signs at picket lines forming at BART stations throughout the region early this morning…

HK protests to demand Beijing-backed leader resign

Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers took to the streets in protest Monday, demanding their widely disliked Beijing-backed leader resign…

BART workers strike, nightmare commute

BART workers have begun a strike that will bring train service to a screeching halt…

SF: Two people shot at Pride celebration

Two men were shot and injured at San Francisco’s Civic Center Sunday evening as Pride celebrations were wrapping up…

BART strike: Your thoughts!

BART strike: have your say

BART strike is on

BART officials are warning riders that union negotiators have left the bargaining table and a strike could start at the end of regularly scheduled service today…

US woman gets life for severing husband’s penis

A U.S. woman who cut off her husband’s penis and threw it in a garbage disposal has been sentenced to life in prison…

93-year-old woman saved while “hanging” from third-floor balcony

A 93-year-old woman, suffering cerebella atrophy for years, was saved by a passerby when “hanging” from the rails of her third-floor balcony

Federal rule could upend states’ shark fin bans

Several members of Congress representing coastal states are voicing concern about a proposed federal regulation that could pre-empt state bans on buying or selling shark fins…

Santa Clara Co: Passenger killed in rollover crash

A 51-year-old man was killed Thursday when the driver of a Jeep lost control and the vehicle overturned…

Weekend heat wave bakes western US

A strong high-pressure system settling over the region Friday and through the weekend will bring extreme temperatures to the already blazing Southwest…

China asks if ‘happy ending’ services are illegal

China’s law enforcers are having an unusually public debate about a delicate topic: Do paid sexual services known as “happy endings” at massage parlors count as crimes if they don’t

Graduates get plastic surgery to find jobs

College graduates in China are facing a tough job market. Some of them are getting plastic surgeries to increase their chances of finding jobs…

No gold rush in China despite price slide

The latest plunge in gold prices did not trigger an onslaught of Chinese shoppers rushing to jewelry shops to buy gold…

Three WWII-era grenades found in front yard

The Santa Clara County sheriff’s bomb squad used explosives to blow up three Chinese-made World War II-era hand grenades…

BART workers give 72-hour strike notice

(中文) 灣區捷運BART的工會,已經向資方提出72小時罷工通知…
BART workers have delivered a 72-hour strike notice to BART management…

Sources say Google building Android game console

The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that Google is building a video game console which runs on its Android operating system…

China’s west erupts in violence 2nd time in 3 days

A tense minority region in China’s far west erupted in violence Friday for the second time in three days

China confirms pollution brought about cancer village

The Chinese government has confirmed that the high rate of cancer cases in certain villages is caused by water pollution…

Berkeley: police ask for help in finding assault suspect

Berkeley police are asking for the public’s help in finding a wanted man who allegedly assaulted a female victim last weekend…

SSF: illegal gambling investigation leads to arrest, seizure of $40k

南三藩市警方,週三早上聯同聖馬刁縣多個執法部門,破獲了一個非法賭檔,檢獲了4萬元和拘捕了一名嫌犯…
Police served search warrants at two businesses as part of an investigation into illegal gambling in South San Francisco on Wednesday morning…

Local advisory for weekend transit and traffic

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) advises San Francisco residents and visitors of the following event-related traffic and transit impacts…

Senate passes immigration reform bill

The U.S. Senate passed legislation Thursday that offers the hope of citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally…

SF: Two injured in Bayview District shooting

Two people were shot in San Francisco’s Bayview District Thursday morning…