Drought causes earth’s crust to spring upward

The new study shows the a year and a half of drought has lost 63 trillion gallon of water across the Western United States…

California food employee bare hand law dispute

Since going into effect in January, California’s ban on ready-to-eat food with bare hands of food employees has been opposed by many chefs and bartenders…

CA: SJR13 to protect family reunion for americans

The passage of Senate Joint Resolution 13 (SJR13)by California Senator Leland Yee urges federal legislators to stop the proposed elimination of family reunion…

Weekend storm is not enough to break California drought

The biggest Bay Area storm in 14 months produced plenty amounts of rain and snow over the weekend but it’s still far enough to break the state’s drought…

List of new laws taking effect in 2014

List of new laws take effect in 2014

AB 1266, Transgender Students Bill

Several south bay school board members support a referendum effort to overturn AB 1266…

Undocumented immigrants soon able to get drivers’ license

由南灣Watsonville 眾議員Luis Alejo 提出的 AB60法案,在參議院以28對8的票數通過,在眾議院以55對19的票數通過。法案將准許無證移民考取駕駛執照…

CA Community college 2013-2014 enrollment

California community college chancellor Brice Harris reveals community colleges fall enrollment…

Nation’s Hispanic community largely based in 3 States

A new research study found that more than half of the u-s hispanic population resides in three states: California, Texas and Florida….

CA new law to end unfair parking tickets

Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s legislation to prohibit local governments from fleecing motorists who park at broken parking meters was signed by Governor Brown today…

Federal Attorney General supports SF Chinatown Neighborhood Association on AB376

Federal Attorney General supports SF Chinatown Neighborhood Association on AB376…

California AB 241 domestic workers bill

AB241 would guarantee rest and meal breaks and over-time pay to some house workers…

How to avoid getting citations from selling or having shark fins

Shark Fin laws go into effect on July 1, 2013. How to avoid getting citations from selling and having shark fins…

Four Chinese individuals arrested for running prostitution ring

Four individuals from the Sacramento area were arrested for operating brothels in Sacramento and San Mateo county…

Court: California cities can ban pot shops

California’s highest court says local governments have legal authority to ban storefront pot shops within their borders…

California real estate attracts Chinese investors

California real estate attracts Chinese investors…

California gender identity legislation

AB1266 sponsored by Tom Ammiano would require that public elementary, middle and high school students be allowed to use opposite-sex bathrooms…

Ca governor meets China Prime Minister, rides high-speed rail to Shanghai

Gov. Jerry Brown got a firsthand look at the world’s most extensive high-speed rail system…

CA extends HOV stickers for greener vehicles

HOV stickers

California Senate Committee on Transportation approved a legislation that extends the “Green Sticker” program, allowing the latest generation of low-emission vehicles…

California housing agency gets $12m to help low-income disabled

Federal housing and health officials Tuesday awarded $12 million to the California Housing Financing Agency to offer rental assistance…

Flu activity widespread in Calif., 5 deaths so far

California health officials say flu activity is now widespread throughout the state, and one new death in people under 65 has been reported…

First reported flu-related death in Bay Area

First flu related death in Bay Area…

Bitter cold grips Calif., some citrus damaged

As an unusual cold gripped the West Coast, some California citrus growers have damage to their crops after a fourth night of freezing temperatures…

Height of flu season to hit Bay Area in coming weeks

The peak of flu season is on schedule to arrive in California in the coming weeks as the rest of the nation is experiencing an early influx of the illness…

Calif. Gov. proposes budget with rosier outlook

Riding a wave of new tax revenue, California’s spending plan for the coming fiscal year will rise by nearly $5 billion…

CA schools plan new critical thinking testing

California plans to implement a new testing sytem next year to replace the current STAR tests…

Deadly sneaker waves on California coast

“Sneaker Waves” are blamed for the drowning deaths of three people on Bay Area beaches lately. What is sneaker wave…

Christmas travel forecast

AAA predicts an estimated 11.7 million Californians will travel during the end-of-the-year holiday season, representing an overall increase of 1.8 percent compared to 2011…

Gov. Brown treated for prostate cancer

California Gov. Jerry Brown is being treated with radiation for early stage prostate cancer…

US Supreme Court will hear gay marriage cases

The Supreme Court will take up California’s ban on same-sex marriage, a case that could give the justices the chance to rule on whether gay Americans…