Chinese New Year
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.
Fireworks are a big part of Tet celebrations and other Lunar New Year events, but in most of the Bay Area, they’re illegal.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
The parade, an annual tradition in San Francisco, is considered the world’s largest celebration of the Lunar New Year outside of Asia.
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.
Kicking off the Year of the Horse, a parade with lion dancers and firecrackers marched through San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood Friday morning.
Scams, burglaries, robberies and extortion are among the crimes city leaders, including San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon, are warning about.