Chinese New Year

Floats for the Chinese New Year parade in San Francisco are under construction in a waterfront warehouse on Feb. 19, 2019.
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Jenna Lane
February 20, 2019 - 2:00 pm
This is high season for the Parade Guy, who are putting the finishing touches on all but one of the floats in San Francisco's world-famous Chinese New Year Parade.
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A member of a dragon dance group carries the head of the dragon during the Chinese Lunar New Year parade in Chinatown in New York, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
February 17, 2019 - 1:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Drums, dragons and dancers paraded through New York's Chinatown on Sunday to usher in the Year of the Pig in the metropolis with the biggest population of Chinese descent of any city outside Asia. Confetti and spectators a half-dozen or more deep at points lined the route of the...
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Decorations, part of a Lunar New Year installation, are placed in the main atrium of a mall Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 in Santa Monica, Calif. In recent years, the Lunar or Chinese New Year, which people around the globe are ringing in Tuesday, seems to have achieved all-American status. Major companies are celebrating and capitalizing on a holiday that at its heart is about being with loved ones and wishing for prosperity and good luck. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
February 05, 2019 - 5:24 pm
As Asian-Americans across the U.S. mark the Lunar New Year on Tuesday, they can celebrate by eating Mickey Mouse-shaped tofu, sporting a pair of Year of the Pig-inspired Nike shoes and by snacking on pricey cupcakes. The delicacies and traditions that once made a generation of Asian-Americans feel...
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A fire-eater performs during celebrations of the Lunar New Year Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in the Chinatown district of Manila, Philippines. This year is the Year of the Earth Pig in the Chinese Lunar calendar and is supposed to represent abundance, diligence and generosity. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
February 05, 2019 - 2:18 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asia welcomed the lunar Year of the Pig on Tuesday with visits to temples, family banquets and the world's biggest travel spree. Celebrations took place throughout the region, from Beijing and Seoul to Hanoi and Singapore. The streets of Beijing and other major Chinese cities were...
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San Francisco Chinatown during Chinese New Year
San Francisco Chinatown during Chinese New Year (Photo credit: Jenna Lane/KCBS)
Jenna Lane
February 16, 2018 - 3:20 pm
The Year of The Dog began with an explosive celebration in San Francisco's Chinatown on Friday. KCBS Radio's Jenna Lane reports the city has a new dragon for the new year.
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