SF landlords sued for renting property as ‘illegal’ hotels

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San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed lawsuits
against landlords who allegedly illegally converted residential
apartments into short-term rental units used for tourist lodging offered
through online housing services.

SF: Woman pleads not guilty to fatally striking pedestrian

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A woman accused of fleeing the scene after running over and killing an elderly woman in Visitacion Valley has pleaded not guilty…

San Francisco plans to regulate short-term rentals to primary residence

San Francisco is proposing to regulate short-term rentals to primary residence (KTSF)

Board of Supervisors President David Chiu introduced legislation that would regulate a resident’s ability to rent their principal place of housing on a short-term basis…

SF Civil Grand Jury lacks Chinese jurors

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Judge Julie Tang urges more Chinese Americans to apply for Civil Grand Jury…

SF: Proposal to allow new in-law units in Castro passes

The new legislation would allow San Francisco property owners to legally put their in-law units on the housing market. (KTSF)

Legislation that will allow for the creation of new in-law units in San Francisco’s Castro District was unanimously approved…

Ellis Act reform bill clears Senate Housing Committee

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Ellis Act reform bill clears Senate Housing Committee…

Labor activists submit SF minimum wage ballot initiative

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Labor activists submit SF minimum wage ballot initiative, raise to $15 an hour by 2017, nearly 40% increase.

Ed Jew gets new sentence for perjury charge

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The terms for former San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew’s one-year sentence in county jail were modified Friday…

San Francisco to legalize in-law units

The new legislation would allow San Francisco property owners to legally put their in-law units on the housing market. (KTSF)

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors by a 8-2 vote approved legislation that would allow property owners to legalize their in-law units…

SF to showcase the best in world cinema

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電影《風暴 Firestorm》講述香港鬧市街頭,發生押款車劫持案,劉德華飾演的重案組高級督察,與歹徒交火的動作鏡頭展開這場黑白之間的鬥爭…

The impact of Sen. Yee’s indictment

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對於參議員余胤良被捕事件,受訪的市議員表示震驚。但也希望事件不會影響民眾對民選官員的信心…

SF: Front Yard Ambassadors Program

Paved front yards replaced with vibrant gardens to manage stormwater (KTSF)

Supervisor Katy Tang of District 4 and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) kick off the Front Yard Ambassadors Program to replace 2500 feet of paved residential front yards with drought tolerant gardens…

Eviction problem worsens in San Francisco

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華協中心表示,在過去兩個月處理的個案中,有三成是租客收到迫遷通知,或是房東提出搬遷協議。這比平時多出一倍…

Award winning Asian films are highlights of CAAMFest

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二十世紀末的新加坡,一個父母上班,請菲律賓女傭照顧學齡男童的故事。陳哲藝的寫實片《爸媽不在家 Ilo Ilo》在戛納影展…

SF: Police boost bike theft prevention

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San Francisco SAFE inaugurate SAFE Bikes, a program to reduce theft and reunite recovered bicycles with their owners…

SF celebrates same-sex marriage 10th anniversary

SF City Hall building lights up in rainbow colors to celebrate same-sex marriage 10 year anniversary (KTSF)

The City of San Francisco celebrates 10-year anniversary since marriage licenses were first issued to same-sex couples in 2004…

2014 Miss Chinatown USA Pageant is held on February 8

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2014 Miss Chinatown USA Pageant is held on Februray 8 at San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts…

Local Chinese prepare to celebrate Lunar New Year

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Many Chinese people go shopping today in San Francisco Chinatown to buy lunar new year food and produce which is a Chinese tradition to celebrate lunar new year…

Apartment robbery at gunpoint in S.F. Richmond district

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Multiple suspects robbed an apartment in SF Richmond district last Friday…

Save every drop to help stretch water supply further

The City of San Francisco has no need to do water restrictions yet but saving every drop is urgent to help stretch our water supply…

Winter Fancy Food Show opens in San Francisco

Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco (KTSF)

The 39th Winter Fancy Food Show opened in San Francisc is filled with more than 80,000 specialty foods and beverages from across the U.S. and 35 countries and regions…

SF supes introduce more legislation to curb tenant evictions

舊金山的共同契約公寓TIC 是許多首次購買房屋人士的選擇。市議會在去年,一口氣允許超過兩千個TIC單位…

Parents of Ye Mengyuan files claim against City of San Francisco

The parents of Asiana crash victim, Ye Mengyuan, files a legal claim against the City of San Francisco, saying rescuers were reckless and poorly trained…

SF: New Year baby is a Chinese boy

華裔新年寶寶謝柏寧和母親楊梅 (KTSF)

The new year baby was born at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco is a Chinese boy, weighted 6 pounds 15 ounces at birth. His mother is 30 years old from Beijing, China…

Twin Peaks drunk driver gets four years in jail

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去年12月13日晚上,24歲的Gina Eunice 開車上Twin Peaks 景點,路上撞到在路邊行走的三個人。撞擊導致華裔婦女Yuee Yao 滾下山坡後死亡…

Woman pleads not guilty in Pacific Heights fatal accident

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這是自車禍發生以來,Jennie Zhu 首次出庭。在律師和家人一組人嚴密的維護下進出法庭。他的代表律師替她做出不認罪的答辯…

SF to give priority to housing projects

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這棟在Mission 區的房子,有四個出租單位。屋主計劃將這些單位轉為TIC 共同契約公寓。當中三個單位的租戶已經接受了屋主的搬遷協議,剩下一個單位的兩名長期租戶…

SF property crimes up 22%

舊金山頭十個月內,有近46,000起罪案。估計全年的數字,會比去年高出22%。而這些罪案中的絕大多數,也就是約四萬起,涉及財物盜竊…

SF man gone missing after released from custody

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A Chinese man has gone missing since last night, family are asking for tips…

SF proposes distribution fee on sugary drinks

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Supervisor Eric Mar introduces a ballot measure to charge distributors 2 cents per ounce of soft drinks in fees…