San Jose to vote on minimum wage increase

Those for and against San Jose’s ballot Measure D, which would raise the city’s minimum wage to $10 an hour, held dueling press conferences Monday…

Proposition B – the Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond

Proposition B – the Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond – would provide seismic and safety improvements to recreation centers, pools and playgrounds…

Prop 30 and Prop A

有華人權益團體支持加州的30號加稅提案,和三藩市向屋主增收79元地稅的A提案,分別幫助加州公立學校和三藩市市立大學,解決面臨的財政問題,但有反對人士則認為,公立學校的財政問題不應由民眾負責…

Comparing tax measures Prop 30 and Prop 38

Governor Jery Brown’s Proposition 30 proposes to rise sales tax by quarter of a cent…

Restore Hetch Hetchy reservoir debate

11月選舉,舊金山將進行一項公投,以決定已有80年歷史的赫奇水庫是否須要拆掉,以恢復未建水壩前的原貌,今天一場關於赫奇水庫的辯論會,來聽聽兩方的論述…

SF seeks poll workers

應付11月總統大選,灣區各縣的選務處,都大量徵求投票站的工作人員,會雙語的人士更搶手…

Asian-American vote crucial in presidential elections

民主黨全國黨大表大會,今天在北卡羅萊納州召開,亞太裔代表出席人數,比四年前還多,另外灣區也有跨黨派亞裔人士,組成聯盟支持共和黨總統候選人,有分析指這次總統大選,亞太裔選票將成關鍵….

The Bay Area presidential campaign

距離總統大選還有三個多月,灣區兩黨陣營也為各自支持者展開助選宣傳…

Pension reform implications

由於全美多個州府和市府,近年財赤不斷,因此要求改革的呼聲越來越高。以南灣聖荷西為例,市政府每年在養老金方面的支出…

SJ unions file lawsuit against pension reform

聖荷西公務員退休金改革B提案,昨天以壓倒性票數通過,不過今天隨即有兩場訴訟,控告B提案違法….

Asian community leaders support of Prop 29

加州29號提案是一項加州癌症研究法案,如果獲通過,每包香菸加稅一元,多收的錢用於癌症研究工作及反菸教育等

San Francisco Prop A

下個月5號的選舉,舊金山有一項A提案,主張更改現行垃圾服務,打破由一間公司壟斷的方式,引入競爭…

Prop 28: Term limits

在今年6月5日選舉中,加州28號提案,建議修改州議員任期,由現在的最長任期14年,減少到12年…

Middle Class Scholarship Act

有鑒於公立大學的學費每年不停的在調漲,加州眾議院議長John Perez提出法案,建議取消對外州企業的優惠,將錢做為中產階層家庭學生的獎學金…

Maintenance of Coit Tower

B提案建議,限制在塔內的商業和出租活動…

David Lee runs for SF District 1 Supervisor

David Lee, former Executive Director of the Chinese American Voter Education Committee (CAVEC), filed papers yesterday to run for District 1 Supervisor …

Voters to go green

With recent changes to state and municipal laws, voters now are allowed to go green by opting out of receiving Voter Information Pamphlets and Sample Ballots by mail, and accessing it online instead…

Norman Yee announces his run for SF supervisor

San Francisco Board of Education President Norman Yee announced his plans to run in November for supervisor in District 7…

Phil Ting runs for California State Assembly

Phil Ting will be running to represent the 12th District of the state assembly in 2012…

David Chiu looks ahead

Though he has not formally announced plans to run again for District 3 Supervisor…

San Francisco finalizes election results

The Department of Elections certified the final vote totals for the offices of District Attorney, Sheriff, and Mayor, and the eight propositions…

Oakland voters decide parcel tax measure

Tuesday night at 8 ‘o clock is the deadline for Oakland voters to cast their mail-in ballots to decide on Measure I. If the measure is approved, a five-year $80 per-parcel tax will be levied…

The first changes Mayor Ed Lee will bring

Among the 16 names in the mayoral race, 4 names appear the most frequently as voters’ first, second or third choice votes. They are…

Ed Lee thanks Chinese voters

Two days after the San Francisco’s municipal elections, Ed Lee is still in the lead…

Ed Lee backgrounder

In 2010, the Board of Supervisors nominated four people to be the interim mayor, including Ed Lee…

SF interim Mayor Lee declares himself victor

Interim Mayor Ed Lee has declared himself the winner in the San Francisco mayoral race as he was poised to formally become the city’s first elected Asian-American mayor…

San Francisco Elections Analysis

This election cost taxpayers more than $6 million…

Study: Chinese voters prefer vote by mail

Chinatown, Visitation Valley and Excelsior districts in San Francisco have seen high turnout rate…

SF Voters: Double check polling place

San Francisco residents who plan to cast ballots on Election Day are being advised to double-check their polling place addresses…