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World War II Vet Remembers His Service on V-J Day

George Allen at his home in San Jose in front of a replica of a B-29 bomber where he was a tail gunner during WWII (Steve Ispas/Epoch Times)
George Allen at his home in San Jose in front of a replica of a B-29 bomber where he was a tail gunner during WWII (Steve Ispas/Epoch Times)

Seventy-one years ago on Aug. 15, Japanese Emperor Hirohito spoke for the first time on national radio, announcing to his subjects that Japan would surrender to the...

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    Beijing-by-the-Bay: Rose Pak and China’s Hidden Influence in San Francisco

    News Analysis San Francisco political operator Rose Pak, recently returned to the city from an extended stay in China, has frequently been accused of hidden... Read more

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    76th Annual Posy Parade Celebrates Children

    SAN BRUNO, Calif.—The customary sirens announced the start of the 76th annual Posy Parade on a brilliantly sunny morning in San Bruno, Calif. on June... Read more

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    Perfectly Preserved Body of a Young Girl Buried in the 1800s Found Under San Francisco Home

    The body of a young girl who died around the year 1870 was found under a garage of a San Francisco home on May 9. Garden... Read more

  • Falun Dafa procession in front of SF City Hall during World Falun Dafa Day Celebrations on May 7 (Lihui Zhou/Epoch Times)

    Parade Celebrates World Falun Dafa Day in San Francisco

    SAN FRANCISCO—Falun Dafa practitioners from all walks of life marched through the streets of San Francisco on May 7 in honor of the 17th annual... Read more

  • San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi gestures while standing beside a picture of police officer Jason Lai during a news conference Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in San Francisco.   (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    San Francisco Police Officer Sent Texts Disparaging the Homeless, Minorities

    Text messages from a former San Francisco officer reveals disparaging messages against the homeless, minorities, and others. “Burn down Walgreens and kill the bums,” reads the... Read more

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    Man Who Lives in Plywood Box Gets Evicted

    The San Francisco man who lived in a plywood box in his friend’s living room has violated local housing laws, forcing him to leave his... Read more

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    San Francisco Becomes the First US City to Require Fully Paid Leave for New Parents

    San Francisco became the first city in the country to offer full paid parental leave. The law requires businesses to give new parents six weeks of... Read more

  • Founder and CEO Mark Dwight holds a backpack while posing at his Rickshaw Bagworks factory on Monday, April 4, 2016, in San Francisco. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is voting on whether to require six weeks of fully paid leave for new parents - a move that would be a first for any jurisdiction. The proposal to be voted on Tuesday would require San Francisco employers with at least 20 employees to make up the rest. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    San Francisco Poised to Vote on Full Paid Leave for Parents

    SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is voting on whether to require six weeks of fully paid leave for new parents — a move... Read more

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    Man Moves to San Francisco, Pays $400 Per Month to Live in Plywood Box

    A man from San Francisco is living in a plywood box in his friend’s living room—for $400 a month. Peter Berkowitz, 25, built an 8-by-3.5-by... Read more

  • Qeelin co-founder Dennis Chan showcases one of his top pieces during the unveiling of Qeelin Collections and Chinese New Year Festivities at CH Premier Jewelers in the Westfield Shopping Center in Santa Clara, Calif., on Feb. 20. (Christian Lambert for Epoch Times)

    Qeelin: Dennis Chan’s Dream of Bringing the Best of China Into the Modern Age

    SAN FRANCISCO—It all began in the ancient caves of Dunhuang in Northern China. On a drive of a thousand miles to reconnect with his cultural... Read more

  • Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman speaks onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt at Pier 48 in San Francisco, Calif., on Sept. 9, 2014. (Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

    Yelp Employee Fired After Writing an Open Letter Complaining About Low Pay

    A Yelp employee has been fired after writing an open letter to the company’s CEO complaining about her low pay and her struggle to pay... Read more

  • Missouri Lottery scratch-off tickets are shown outside a convenience store Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Twin Sisters in California Share $6 Million Lottery Jackpot

    SAN FRANCISCO—Twin sisters in California will share a $6 million lottery jackpot after one of them lucked out with a winning ticket. Lisa Toton says... Read more

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    Falun Gong Practitioners Hold Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco

    SAN FRANCISCO—On a gorgeous day in San Francisco Falun Gong practitioners celebrated the arrival of the year of the Monkey with a Chinese New Year... Read more

  • This Feb. 6, 2016 image provided by KPIX CBS 5 shows police and fire officials responding after a car crash that killed a few people on a San Francisco street. California Highway Patrol spokesman Officer Vu Williams said the brief chase Saturday night began after an officer tried to pull over the driver of a white Chevrolet sedan seen rotating in circles in the middle of a neighborhood street. (KPIX CBS 5 via AP)

    3 Killed After Brief Police Chase in San Francisco Streets

    SAN FRANCISCO—Three people died in a fiery crash after a car fleeing authorities crashed into a taxi in San Francisco streets, officials said Sunday. California... Read more

  • Orange County Sheriff agents search the back of a hotel for escaped inmates in Santa Ana, Calif., on Jan. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

    Tip About Van Led to Arrest of Escapees in San Francisco

    SANTA ANA, Calif.—After a week of SWAT raids and a gang dragnet, it was a simple tip from an observant citizen that led police to... Read more

  • Orange County, Calif., Sheriff’s Department notice on their website on Jan. 30, 2016, showing that all three jail inmates who escaped from the Central Men’s Jail in Santa Ana, Calif., on Jan. 22 have been captured. (Orange County Sheriff’s Department)

    Two Remaining Escaped Orange County Inmates Arrested in San Francisco

    Jonathan Tieu and Hossein Nayeri, two of the remaining inmates who escaped from an Orange County jail have been arrested in San Francisco, according to... Read more

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