Chinese New Year

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

Year of the Snake forever stamp. (United States Postal Service)

Postal Service Unveils Lunar New Year Stamp In San Francisco

A new U.S. Postal Service stamp marking the Lunar New Year was unveiled Wednesday in San Francisco by city and postal officials.

01/16/2013

(Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

The Best Of The Chinese New Year Parade And Events In San Francisco

It is the Chinese Lunar New Year 4710, which welcomes the Year of the Dragon. Check out celebrations and events all over San Francisco.

01/09/2012

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)

SFPD Warns Asian Merchants Of Chinese Lunar New Year Crime

The celebration is a customary time of gift exchange, which is why Asian stores are seen as targets by criminals.

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