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[21 Oct 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

By Guo Shipeng
Oakland’s Chinatown held its latest monthly crime-prevention meeting on Wednesday evening (Oct 15), in which police briefed some 80 residents present about a recent burglary and once again urged them to shake off the habit of not reporting crime cases.

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[19 Oct 2008 | Comments Off on Chinatown’s Red Beans set to shine in Canton opera gathering | ]

By Guo Shipeng
Four of the Oakland Chinatown’s best Cantonese Opera performers will make their debut in November on the prestigious stages of Canton, the art’s birthplace in south China, in recognition of their artistic achievements.

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[18 Oct 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

 
By Guo Shipeng
 
Oakland’s Chinatown has retained a low crime rate in the past three months, but a city official said some residents’ habit of not informing the police about crimes made the community more vulnerable.
 

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[26 Sep 2008 | Comments Off on As Economy Worsens, More Cash In on Recyclables | ]

By Casey Miner —
The Berkeley police call them “recycling bandits” – the people who dig through curbside bins and pile shopping carts high with bottles, cans, cardboard and metal.
The managers of local recycling centers call them “recycling professionals.” And the worse the economy gets, they say, the more professionals, and amateurs, they see.