Appeals Court Dismisses Challenge To California Shark Fin BanA federal appeals court in San Francisco for a second time Monday rejected a challenge by two Asian-American groups to a California law that bans the possession and sale of detached shark fins within the state.
'Ghost' Foreign Investors Buying Palo Alto Homes, But Keeping Them EmptyNeighbors in Palo Alto say houses are getting bought up by foreign investors who never move in, leaving neighborhoods full of empty homes.
California Court Reverses Century-Old Racist Ruling Denying Bay Area Chinese LawyerThe California Supreme Court righted what it called a "grievous wrong" on Monday, posthumously granting a law license to a Chinese immigrant whose application 125 years ago was denied solely because of his race.
Warriors Unveil 1st-Ever Chinese New Year Alternate UniformThe Golden State Warriors have unveiled a Chinese New Year alternate uniform as a nod to the ever-increasing popularity of the NBA in China.
Man Straps 94 iPhones To His Body In Attempt To Smuggle Them Into ChinaA man was caught allegedly trying to smuggle nearly 100 iPhones into China from Hong Kong underneath his clothes.
Woman Suspected Of Running Blessing Scams, Robbing Elderly SF Chinese Residents Detained In New YorkA 61-year-old Chinese woman who allegedly took part in blessing scams that ripped off older Chinese residents in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York City, was detained in New York as she attempted to flee the U.S. for China.
Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Stuns Beijing Crowd By Speaking MandarinFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stunned a crowd in Beijing by speaking Mandarin.
San Francisco Chinatown Leaders Urge Better Training After Tour Guide’s Racist RantCity officials and Chinatown community leaders rallied Thursday in response to an expletive-filled speech by a tour guide denigrating the neighborhood and its residents and called for better training and oversight by the tour industry.
Guide Goes On Videotaped Racist, Expletive-Laced Rant To Tourists Aboard Chinatown Bus In San FranciscoA tour-guide in San Francisco’s Chinatown was filmed during a racist and expletive-laden rant about the neighborhood and its inhabitants, and garnered applause tourists.
Drone Video Shows Massive Scope Of Hong Kong Pro-Democracy ProtestsVideo shot from a drone showed the massive scope of demonstrations in Hong Kong Monday.
San Francisco Ivory Demand Helping Drive Slaughter Of African ElephantsSan Francisco is the second-largest market in the country for ivory trinkets.
Oakland Neighborhood Sees Crime Decline After Buddhist Shrine Moves InResidents of a once blighted Oakland neighborhood are crediting a Buddha statue installed in a median for a remarkable change.
California State Senator Calls For Fox TV Host's Resignation After Xenophobic RemarksA California State Senator is calling for a Fox TV host to resign after using a racial slur on his show.
Walnut Creek Man Faces Prison After Rare Economic Espionage Conviction For Selling Tech Secrets To ChinaA jury convicted Walter Liew, 56, of selling DuPont Co.'s secret recipe for making cars, paper and a long list of everyday items whiter to the Chinese government for $28 million. Prosecutors are demanding a prison sentence of up to 22 years.
Jefferson Award: Jenny Bowen Changes Policy For 1 Million Chinese OrphansForeigners weren't even allowed inside a Chinese government orphanage.