SoMa Snags A New Sandwich Spot: Banh Mi KingA new Vietnamese spot specializing in sandwiches has opened its doors in SoMa.
Former San Jose Priest Convicted Of Ripping Off DonationsA former San Jose priest and head of the Vietnamese Catholic Center has been convicted in federal court of depositing parishioners donations into his personal bank account.
San Jose's First Woman Vietnamese Police Officer Promoted To SergeantSan Jose Police Department's Samantha Huynh is breaking new ground as the city's first female Vietnamese officer promoted to the rank of sergeant.
Fire At Home With 13 People Highlights Need For Affordable Housing In South BayMore than a dozen people needed a place to stay after a fire damaged their San Jose home, an incident which helps illustrate the state of affordable housing in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley.
Operation Babylift: 40 Years After Bay Area Opened Arms To Vietnam's Orphans, Historic Sites Hidden In Plain SightHarmon Hall now sits vacant and locked up just across Old Mason Street from the former military air field. But in 1975 it was the first U.S. home for orphaned children from the war, including three little girls who reflected on their 40 year journey with KPIX 5.
Bay Area Forever Changed As Planeful Of Babies From Saigon Lands During Live Broadcast 40 Years AgoIn a first-ever breaking news moment captured live on television, the Bay Area saw history in the making, as a region's identity and place in history was forever changed in the first of several flights filled with babies.
Should Fireworks Be Legal During Lunar New Year Celebrations?Fireworks are a big part of Tet celebrations and other Lunar New Year events, but in most of the Bay Area, they're illegal.
Vulgar San Jose License Plate Overlooked By DMV's Rigid Research ProcessA driver spotted recently in San Jose is going to have to get a new license plate after caught sporting one of the foulest, most vulgar phrases in the Vietnamese language.
Vietnamese Community Angered By Communist Star Likeness On Taco Bell Company’s New Banh Mi Shop The operator of Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut is hoping that a Vietnamese sandwich shop will be its next big brand. And while the food at Banh Shop is getting some favorable reviews online, the chain's logo is not.
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.
Humbled Owner Of SF’s The Slanted Door Accepts James Beard Award For Outstanding Restaurant San Francisco gastrophiles can rejoice with the announcement of the 2014 James Beard Award winners. The Slanted Door, known for modern Vietnamese cooking, won the award for Outstanding Restaurant.
San Francisco Needs Bilingual Poll Workers For June ElectionThe department is hoping to hire more bilingual residents who speak Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Korean or Japanese, along with English.
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.
Police Target Topless Servers In SJ Coffee HousesIt’s against the law to be topless in San Jose, but both police and elected officials have long known that topless servers are an issue at some Vietnamese coffee houses.
Bay Area's Best PhoLooking for something new? Try pho! This Vietnamese dish is just like America’s chicken soup, only you get to add things to it. Pick a protein, add choices of bean sprouts, basil, soy and hot sauces, and this pick-me-up will put you back on your pheet.