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ConsumerWatch: FDA Bid To Test Chinese-Made Dog Treats Denied

Four Chinese plants that produce chicken jerky treats sold by American companies have refused to allow Federal Drug Administration investigators to take samples for analysis despite complaints from pet owners, according to an NBC report.

08/22/2012

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SFPD’s Cantonese Video Warns Elderly Asians Of Jewelry Scam

The San Francisco Police Department has produced a video in Cantonese that warns elderly members of the Chinese American community about a scam that has netted thieves more than a million dollars in cash and jewelry over the past few months.

07/12/2012

A fair goer tries out the textunes eBook reader app on an Apple iPad at the Leipzig Book Fair on March 15, 2012 on the fairgrounds in Leipzig, eastern Germany. (Robert Michael/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple To Sell iPads In China

Apple will start selling the iPad in China on July 20 after settling a dispute over the ownership of the tablet computer’s name.

07/10/2012

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Arrests Made In Scam Targeting Elderly SF Asian Women

Several women from Hong Kong were arrested at San Francisco International Airport in connection with a scam to rob elderly Asian women of jewelry and cash.

05/17/2012

The Sam Wo restaurant in San Francisco's Chinatown (CBS)

Shuttered SF Restaurant Gets List Of Needed Health Upgrades

The owner of San Francisco Chinatown’s Sam Wo restaurant, has been given a “to-do” list, iin order to re-open the storied eatery, which closed Friday for code violations. Long-time customers of the restaurant turned out in force at a public health department hearing Tuesday morning to offer support.

04/24/2012

A Chinese woman walking past a Foxconn factory sign in an industrial district of Foshan City, in southern China's Guangdong province, June 17, 2010. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple Workers In China To Have OT Hours Reduced, Pay Increased

Chinese workers who often spend more than 60 hours per week assembling iPhones and iPads will have their overtime hours curbed and their pay increased after a labor auditor hired by Apple Inc. inspected their factories.

03/29/2012

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PG&E To Offer Bills In Spanish, Chinese

Pacific Gas and Electric will soon start sending out bills printed in Spanish or Chinese to customers who request it as part of a settlement reached with several consumer advocacy groups.

03/09/2012

Jeremy Lin (Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images), Floyd Mayweather (Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Floyd Mayweather: ‘I Stand By’ Controversial Tweets On Lin, Race

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is making no apologies for posting a racially charged comment on Twitter about Knicks star Jeremy Lin, a Palo Alto native.

02/29/2012

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Alameda County Scrambles To Add Mandated Ballots In Tagalog, Vietnamese

The growing number of Tagalog and Vietnamese speakers in Alameda County has elections officials scrambling to translate ballots, signage and other voter information in order to comply with federal law.

10/13/2011

China Camp State Park (California State Parks)

Future Uncertain For China Camp’s Last Resident If San Rafael Park Closes

Frank Quan has lived nearly his entire life in a small wooden house on the shores of San Pablo Bay inside what is today China Camp State Park.

09/15/2011

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