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Lunar 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

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Best Ways To Celebrate Lunar New Year In The South Bay

With San Jose recognized as home to the largest Vietnamese population outside of Vietnam, the South Bay hosts Tet festivals as well as Chinese celebrations.

01/20/2014

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Celebrate Chinese New Year In The Bay Area

Welcome to the year of the Snake: 2013. According to the Chinese Zodiac, the year of the Snake begins February 10, 2013 and ends January 30, 2014. The Snake, the sixth sign in the Chinese Zodiac, symbolizes an intuitive and introspective personality, and people born during a Snake year are considered intelligent and wise. Celebrate the New Year at cultural events happening around the San Francisco Bay Area.

CBS San Francisco–02/08/2013

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

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/20/2011

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