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U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke (R) shakes hands with California Governor Jerry Brown (L) as Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Chao (C) looks on during a Trade and Investment reception at the U.S. Embassy on April 10, 2013 in Beijing. (Andy Wong-Pool/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Announces Oakland Waterfront Development Deal With China Investor

Gov. Jerry Brown has unveiled a $1.5 billion investment partnership between an Oakland-based developer and a China-based investor which will create 10,000 jobs in the state, according to the governor’s press office.

04/10/2013

California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom give remarks after being sworn in as the 49th Lt. Governor of California at the California State Capitol on January 10, 2011 in Sacramento. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown’s China Trip Gives Newsom A Chance To Shine

As Gov. Jerry Brown makes his first trip out of the country as governor, the man who might someday seek to replace him has a temporary chance to oversee the affairs of the nation’s most populous state.

04/09/2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown, California Business Leaders Begin China Trade Mission

Gov. Jerry Brown started a week-long trade mission to China on Monday, along with several California business leaders, to seek investments that will benefit the state.

04/08/2013

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

High-Speed Rail A Highlight Of Gov. Brown’s Upcoming China Trip

Gov. Jerry Brown will be eyeing China’s massive high-speed rail system as he tries to lure billions of dollars in investments to California during his trip to the country next week.

04/04/2013

Dorell Wright #1 of the Golden State Warriors lays the ball up against Andrew Bynum #17 of the Los Angeles Lakers on April 18, 2012 at Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors To Play Lakers Twice In China This Fall

The NBA is going overseas for eight pre-season games in October, with stops in Europe, Asia and South America. In China, the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers will play each other on Oct. 15 in Beijing and then again three days later in Shanghai.

03/07/2013

Ikea

China Finds Excessive Levels Of Coliform Bacteria In IKEA Chocolate Cake

Chinese authorities say they have destroyed nearly two tons of chocolate cake imported by Sweden’s Ikea for violating food quality standards.

03/06/2013

Tourists pose for a photo in front of the Golden Gate Bridge on May 25, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Targets Families, Tourists From China In Marketing Campaign

California tourism officials are already upbeat about the number of visitors who head for the Golden State. As it stands, California has the world’s tenth largest travel economy.

02/22/2013

Google chairman Eric Schmidt (C) leaves after talking to the media with former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson (not pictured) upon arriving at Beijing airport from North Korea on January 10, 2013. Richardson and Schmidt met with reporters following their visit to secretive North Korea calling for greater internet freedom for the welfare of its people. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

Google’s Schmidt Chinese Cybertheft In Forthcoming Book

It’s a sentiment that, reportedly, is shared by a number of Silicon Valley executives; but one that few, if any, have shared publicly.

02/19/2013

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China Increases Tight Controls Over Internet Usage

China’s new communist leaders are increasing already tight controls on Internet use and electronic publishing following a spate of embarrassing online reports about official abuses.

12/27/2012

Dry cleaning. (CBS)

International Dispute Leading To Higher Bay Area Dry Cleaning Prices

An international trade dispute over wire hangers is being felt by Bay Area dry cleaners, and customers could end up paying for it.

12/26/2012

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