Highly-Anticipated Restaurant Empress by Boon To Debut in Landmark San Francisco Chinatown BuildingAn iconic space in Chinatown once occupied by a bustling banquet hall called Empress by China is debuting as a completely revamped upscale Chinese restaurant. Empress by Boon plans to pump new energy into the neighborhood and attract tourists and locals alike.
Playwright Brings Theater, Art, Music To Kids In San Francisco ChinatownA poet, teacher and playwright is sharing her prodigious talents with children while filling a niche in San Francisco Chinatown.
Caught On Camera: Video Shows Man Defacing San Francisco Murals Dedicated To Asian CultureThe already struggling San Francisco Chinatown business community is taking another hit. Murals dedicated to celebrating Asian cultures have been vandalized twice within a month's time.
Jewelry Store In San Francisco Chinatown Hit in Daytime Smash-and-Grab BurglarySan Francisco police say three young men broke the front window of a jewelry store on Washington Street in Chinatown about 11 a.m. Saturday and stole jewelry from inside.
Lunar New Year: Despite COVID, San Francisco Chinatown Prepares For Muted CelebrationsThe pandemic has devastated San Francisco's Chinatown, leaving it without much tourism or foot traffic. Still, the community is trying to make it as festive as safely possible for the Lunar New Year, which begins on February 12.
COVID Businesses: San Francisco Chinatown's Far East Cafe In Danger Of Closing After 100 YearsAlready hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, a landmark restaurant in San Francisco's Chinatown could close its doors after a century.
COVID Crisis: Struggling SF Chinatown Businesses Ask Mayor Breed for ReliefSan Francisco’s Chinatown small businesses have been hit extremely hard during this pandemic and they’re asking the mayor for help.
Coronavirus Toll On Chinese Restaurants In Bay Area, Nation DevastatingChinese restaurants, in the Bay Area and across the country, are in deep trouble.
S.F. Activist Group Wants Empress of China Building to Be 1st Chinese American MuseumA group of Chinatown activists is quietly exploring buying the landmark six-story Empress of China building to house what would be the first museum in the U.S. devoted to Chinese American history.
SF’s Central Subway Construction Halted For Some Holiday Shoppers The streets around San Francisco's bustling Union Square are back in order after a temporary construction moratorium on the Central Subway Project was called for holiday shoppers. Critics say that consideration wasn't extended to North Beach and Chinatown.
San Francisco's Chinatown Named As One Of America's 10 Great NeighborhoodsSan Francisco's Chinatown has been honored by the American Planning Association by being named one of the 10 Great Neighborhoods of 2013.
Best Fall Festivals In San FranciscoJoin the crowd at these fall festivals and events and enjoy the great activities that San Francisco has to offer.
California’s Shark Fin Ban Goes Into Effect MondayCalifornia's ban on the importation of shark fins goes into full effect on Monday. Meanwhile, community leaders in San Francisco’s Chinatown are urging compliance with the law.
KCBS Cover Story: Concerns In SF Chinatown Over Immigration ReformA coalition of local organizations have aligned themselves against a part of the federal immigration reform proposal that would change the existing family reunion program.
Mayor Lee Signs Legislation for $160M Rebuild Of SF Chinatown HospitalPlans to rebuild and expand a historic medical facility in San Francisco’s Chinatown received final city approval from Mayor Ed Lee on Wednesday.