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…

The impact of Sen. Yee’s indictment

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…

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…

CA man pleads guilty to abusing girl for decade

A Northern California man has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a relative for more than a decade…

List of new laws taking effect in 2014

List of new laws take effect in 2014

David Campos courts Asian votes in state assembly race

加州眾議員參選人David Campos:”拉美裔和亞裔社區有許多共同點,多數來到這國家尋找更好的生活…

AB 1266, Transgender Students Bill

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

CA Community college 2013-2014 enrollment

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

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…

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…

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…

CA governer tries boosting ties with China

Gov. Jerry Brown will promote California to Chinese investors and seek to expand the state’s economic ties…

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…

Census shows California rise in Asian immigrants

There’s a California population shift with Asian immigrants replacing Latin America as the primary source of the state’s immigrants…

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…

SF residents urged to install carbon monoxide detectors

San Francisco fire and building inspection officials today encouraged residents to install carbon monoxide detectors before a new state law takes effect in January