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5 Best Spots In San Francisco Japantown

Travel to Japan while staying in the Bay. Barry Lancet, author of Japantown, recommends five of the best places to experience Japanese culture in San Francisco Japantown.

07/28/2015

Trays filled with shark fins are displayed at a store in Chinatown on August 24, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Dismisses Challenge To California Shark Fin Ban

A federal appeals court in San Francisco for a second time Monday rejected a challenge by two Asian-American groups to a California law that bans the possession and sale of detached shark fins within the state.

07/28/2015

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‘Ghost’ Foreign Investors Buying Palo Alto Homes, But Keeping Them Empty

Neighbors in Palo Alto say houses are getting bought up by foreign investors who never move in, leaving neighborhoods full of empty homes.

04/28/2015

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California Court Reverses Century-Old Racist Ruling Denying Bay Area Chinese Lawyer

The California Supreme Court righted what it called a “grievous wrong” on Monday, posthumously granting a law license to a Chinese immigrant whose application 125 years ago was denied solely because of his race.

03/17/2015

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 photo released by a Chinese publication shows a man with nearly a hundred iPhones strapped to his body as he tried to smuggle them into China. (1/13/15)

Man Straps 94 iPhones To His Body In Attempt To Smuggle Them Into China

A man was caught allegedly trying to smuggle nearly 100 iPhones into China from Hong Kong underneath his clothes.

01/13/2015

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Woman Suspected Of Running Blessing Scams, Robbing Elderly SF Chinese Residents Detained In New York

A 61-year-old Chinese woman who allegedly took part in blessing scams that ripped off older Chinese residents in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York City, was detained in New York as she attempted to flee the U.S. for China.

11/04/2014

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Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Stuns Beijing Crowd By Speaking Mandarin

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stunned a crowd in Beijing by speaking Mandarin.

10/23/2014

San Francisco's Chinatown neighborhood. (CBS)

San Francisco Chinatown Leaders Urge Better Training After Tour Guide’s Racist Rant

City officials and Chinatown community leaders rallied Thursday in response to an expletive-filled speech by a tour guide denigrating the neighborhood and its residents and called for better training and oversight by the tour industry.

10/23/2014

San Francisco's Chinatown neighborhood. (CBS)

Guide Goes On Videotaped Racist, Expletive-Laced Rant To Tourists Aboard Chinatown Bus In San Francisco

A tour-guide in San Francisco’s Chinatown was filmed during a racist and expletive-laden rant about the neighborhood and its inhabitants, and garnered applause tourists.

10/22/2014

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