Twitter, Facebook Take Down Chinese Accounts Attempting To Undermine Hong Kong ProtestersA covert state-backed social media campaign run from China has sought to undermine ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong, according to information released by Twitter and Facebook on Monday.
Hong Kong Protests Impact Bay Area Travel, Trade; Activists Worried About Gov. ViolenceThere's growing concern among Bay Area Hong Kong supporters that the Chinese government could use violence to put down a recent wave of protests.
Clashes In Hong Kong Shut Down Airport; Flights To SFO CanceledViolent clashes between authorities and demonstrators in Hong Kong led to the shutdown of the airport on Monday and to the cancellation of flights to destinations worldwide, including to San Francisco.
Two Arrested At LAX In Alleged Bay Area Blessing ScamTwo women who allegedly ripped off elderly San Francisco Chinese residents in five 'blessing scams' pleaded not guilty Monday after being arrested in December at Los Angeles International Airport.
Multimillion Dollar Bay Area Estate Heads to Auction Block To Lure Chinese BuyersAfter 7 years of going on and off the market, a multi-million dollar estate in Woodside is going up for auction, ready for an international audience.
Typhoon Batters South China After Killing 64 in PhilippinesMore than 2.4 million people had been evacuated in southern China's Guangdong province by Sunday evening to flee the massive typhoon and nearly 50,000 fishing boats were called back to port.
China Slams US Criticism Of Its 'Orwellian' Taiwan DemandChina has dismissed White House criticism of its "Orwellian" demand that foreign airlines not refer to self-ruled Taiwan as a country, saying companies operating in China must respect its sovereignty.
SoCal Man Arrested For Smuggling Live King Cobras In Potato Chip CansA Monterey Park man faces charges Wednesday of smuggling three live king cobras hidden in potato chip canisters into the country from Hong Kong.
Google, Facebook Team Up For High-Speed Cable Across PacificGoogle is teaming up with Facebook and two communications companies to install an undersea cable that will stretch across the Pacific.
Foodie's Guide To Hong KongHong Kong is one of the best cities in the world to experience a diverse collection of restaurants and food styles. Many dishes served in this country date back hundreds of years, while others offer a mix of ancient recipes with a modern twist.
Los Angeles-Bound Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Aleutian Islands After Crew Detects SmokeA Cathay Pacific Boeing 777 bound from Hong Kong to Los Angeles International Airport was diverted to a U.S. air base in the Aleutian Islands after smoke was detected on the aircraft.