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Chinese New Year

A group of children dance during the San Francisco Chinese New Year Festival and Parade.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

A Million People, A Million Smiles At The Chinese Lunar New Year Parade In SF

Spectators lined the streets as a fanfare of floats, firecrackers, acrobats and marchers in elaborate costumes paraded down Market street, around Union Square, and then into Chinatown.

03/07/2015

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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.

02/20/2015

SANTA BARBARA, CA - MAY 24, 2014: Students gather on the UC Santa Barbara campus for a candlelight vigil for those affected by the tragedy in Isla Vista on May 24, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Weiner/Getty Images)

Parents Of Isla Vista Rampage Victims Angered Over Release Of Painful Report On Chinese New Year Day

A gunman who killed six University of California, Santa Barbara students searched online for ways to silently kill before using knives to stab to death his first three victims, one of them 94 times, according to a sheriff’s department report.

02/19/2015

Duo Duo was saved from being slaughtered for meat in China. (CBS)

Bay Area Woman Saves Dog From Being Slaughtered For Meat In China

Thursday marks the Lunar New Year. For a growing number of animal lovers, here and in China, they hope the Year of the Goat will be the time to remember the story of a little dog that inspired a movement.

02/19/2015

People perform during the Chinese Spring Gala to mark the upcoming Chinese New Year in Beijing, China. (Photo by Guang Niu/Getty Images)

Chinese Government Using Banned Social Media Sites To Promote Annual New Year’s Gala

China says its annual Lunar New Year gala TV show is all set to go international. Chinese government will even promote the gala on Bay Area-based social media sites normally blocked by the country.

02/02/2015

Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes models an alternate uniform for Chinese New Year. (Golden State Warriors)

Warriors Unveil 1st-Ever Chinese New Year Alternate Uniform

The Golden State Warriors have unveiled a Chinese New Year alternate uniform as a nod to the ever-increasing popularity of the NBA in China.

01/26/2015

A parade float moves along Market Street in San Francisco's celebration of the Year of the Horse , the Chinese New Year Parade, Saturday February 15, 2014. (photo by Mark Seelig, KCBS)

1000s Turn Out For San Francisco’s Annual Lunar New Year Parade, Festival

The parade, an annual tradition in San Francisco, is considered the world’s largest celebration of the Lunar New Year outside of Asia.

02/15/2014

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Rain Possible At San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade

Despite being in the midst of a drought, people attending the annual Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco on Saturday evening should pack an umbrella and prepare for the possibility of wet weather.

02/14/2014

Chinese New Year

Bay Area Rings In Year Of The Horse

Kicking off the Year of the Horse, a parade with lion dancers and firecrackers marched through San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood Friday morning.

01/31/2014

People watch a traditional lion dance in front of a bank on the first day of Chinese New Year on January 29, 2006 in Chinatown, San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

San Francisco Kicks Off Crime Prevention Campaign For Lunar New Year

Scams, burglaries, robberies and extortion are among the crimes city leaders, including San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon, are warning about.

01/31/2013

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