Bay Area home prices, rents spike

Bay Area rents and home prices go up sharply compare to the same time last year. Santa Clara county home prices went up 16.3%…

Court upholds conviction of Chinese bankers

An appeals court is upholding the 2009 conviction of two former Bank of China managers and their wives for racketeering, money laundering and conspiracy to transport stolen money…

How the fiscal cliff deal impacts your paycheck

While the fiscal cliff is avoided, most of them will still end up paying more federal taxes in 2013…

B of A customers offered free admission to some local museums

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Some of the Bay Area’s most popular museums will be free to Bank of America customers this weekend…

Police release photos of bank robbery suspects

Police have released photos of a man and woman wanted in connection with a bank robbery last month in Oakland’s Temescal District…

Oakland to issue ID cards starting Feb. 1

When Oakland begins issuing municipal identification cards on Feb. 1 it will help residents without legal immigration status…

BGI-Shenzhen buys Complete Genomics

(中文) 據紐約時報報導,華大基因將耗資1億1千700萬美元,收購總部位於南灣Mountain View的Complete Genomics…

San Jose homicide rate – 20-year high

The City of San Jose homicide record hits 20-year high. There were 46 homicide in 2012…

Exploratorium’s last day at Palace of Fine Arts

San Francisco’s Exploratorium is offering free admission today, its last day at the Palace of Fine Arts before the popular science museum moves down the waterfront to Pier 15 in April…

Court rejects request to halt shark fin ban

A federal court has rejected two Chinese-American groups’ request to halt California’s ban on the selling and possession of shark fins…