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2019 Rose Parade held in Pasadena


Floral floats and marching bands took to the streets under a sunny California sky as the 130th Rose Parade drew hundreds of thousands of spectators on New Year's Day and millions more watched on TV.

2019 Rose Parade held in Pasadena

Floral floats and marching bands took to the streets under a sunny California sky as the 130th Rose Parade drew hundreds of thousands of spectators on New Year's Day and millions more watched on TV.
Source: AP | 2019/1/3 22:33:40

The tide is turning: racists, bigots and sexists finally being held accountable

It might seem odd to think, but there was a time when being sexist, bigoted and racist was not only normal - but something that was accepted by the public. What's even more shocking is that these behaviors were commonplace within the last 20 years.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/3 22:33:39

No country can dominate Africa

What is the meaning of this new US strategy? Where are China-Africa relations headed?
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/20 19:38:32

Chinese students in US overwhelmed by soaring tuition fees

Paying for education is expensive. As tuition fees for foreign students have risen substantially in recent years, many Chinese students at US universities and colleges are feeling the pinch and are unhappy about it.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 22:43:40

Search Angels of Paradise

They have become known as the Angels of Paradise. But there is nothing ethereal about them.
Source: AP | 2018/12/13 22:38:43

Boyle Heights Christmas Parade

The second annual Boyle Heights Christmas Parade is held on Sunday in Los Angeles. The procession featured several local groups, including Los Abuelitos de Boyle Heights, and children who participate in LA City Parks and Recreation programs.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 22:38:42

On-demand streaming changing our habits

Ask anyone these days what they watched on television last night and most people, particularly millennials (22-37 years of age), will tell you they did not watch anything because they were ensconced in some other content they had downloaded to their favorite electronic device.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/6 23:03:44

Children return to school

Eight-year-old Bella Maloney woke up next to her little brother in a queen-size bed at a Best Western hotel and for breakfast ate a bagel and cream cheese that her mother brought up from the lobby.
Source: AP | 2018/12/6 23:03:44

LA Auto Show

The Los Angeles Auto Show, one of the world's largest auto shows, kicks off in LA Convention Center. Electric cars are making a bigger impression than ever before.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/6 23:03:43

US to appeal judge's order barring asylum restrictions

The Trump administration said Tuesday that it would appeal a federal judge's order halting a presidential proclamation that prevents certain immigrants from seeking asylum. The US Department of Justice filed a notice that indicated it will appeal the order to the ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/29 22:13:43

Communities mourn the loss of media pioneer Xie Yining

Xie Yining, chairman of China Press, a well-known Chinese media organization in the US, was shot and killed at his office in Alhambra, California on November 16.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 22:08:43

Hollywood Christmas Parade

The Chinese traditional lantern float appears in the Hollywood Christmas Parade on Sunday. The Parade is an annual event that takes place on the Sunday after Thanksgiving in the Hollywood community in Los Angeles.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 22:08:42

GM slashes thousands of jobs in tech shift

Even though unemployment is low, the economy is growing and US auto sales are near historic highs, General Motors is cutting thousands of jobs in a major restructuring aimed at generating cash to spend on innovation.
Source: AP | 2018/11/29 22:08:41

Officials scramble for answers as flames continue to rage

Not enough respect can ever be bestowed upon the men and women who risk their lives putting out fires so others can remain safe. With six weeks remaining on the calendar year, California wildfires for 2018 have scorched over 1.6 million acres, surpassing last year's 1.3 million record.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/15 22:43:42

California fire death toll reaches 56; 130 missing

As the scope of a deadly Northern California wildfire set in, the sheriff said more than 450 people had now been assigned to comb through the charred remains in search for more bodies. The blaze has killed at least 56 people and authorities say 130 are unaccounted for.
Source: AP | 2018/11/15 22:43:41

CA voters say nation headed wrong way

A majority of voters casting midterm election ballots in California said the country is headed in the wrong direction, according to a wide-ranging ­survey of the American electorate.
Source: AP | 2018/11/8 22:33:45

Democrat Newsom elected next governor of California

Gavin Newsom was elected governor of California but the message in his victory speech was directed far beyond the state's borders and at one man: President Donald Trump.
Source: Agencies | 2018/11/8 22:33:44

UC strike

Thousands of striking University of California workers, supporters and students are marching outside the UCLA Medical Center on October 23. More than 15,000 University of California radiology technologists, nurse's aides and other patient care workers scheduled a three-day strike beginning October 23, to voice their concerns about outsourcing, job security and stagnant wages in the University of California.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/8 22:33:42