Chinese New Year

A notice announces no entry to customers with out protective face masks at a pharmacy in Hong Kong, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. China is reporting a rise in new virus cases, denting optimism that disease control measures which isolated major cities might be working. AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
AP News
February 10, 2020 - 12:32 pm
BEIJING (AP) — More offices and stores in Beijing and other parts of China finally reopened Monday after the Lunar New Year break was extended to discourage travel and contain the new coronavirus, but many workers and shoppers appeared to stay home. Public health authorities are watching closely to...
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Members of a dragon team perform during the San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade of March 2007. This year’s parade begins on Saturday, February 8 at 5:15pm from Market and 2nd Streets.
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Bob Pryor
February 07, 2020 - 2:01 am
This weekend, many of the biggest activities in the Bay Area are events for Chinese New Year.
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edestrians walk by red and yellow banners that are strung across Grant Street for Chinese New Year in San Francisco's Chinatown district on February 3, 2011
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Megan Goldsby
February 05, 2020 - 2:12 pm
Looking for something to do? Meet the Giants and take pictures with the World Series trophies, or be awed by 39,000 blooming flowers! Below are events, festivals and shows sure to entertain and inform this weekend.
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Employee Cynthia Bao, who is pregnant wears a protective mask to avoid getting sick, as she interacts with customers at the Beyond Services notary in Alhambra, Calif., Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. As China grapples with the growing coronavirus outbreak, Chinese people in the Los Angeles area, home to the third-largest Chinese immigrant population in the United States, are encountering a cultural disconnect as they brace for a possible spread of the virus in their adopted homeland. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
January 31, 2020 - 5:06 pm
ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — The rapid spread of a new virus from China has cast a pall across Chinese American communities, with people staying inside whenever possible, wearing medical masks when they must go out and canceling some celebrations for Lunar New Year, China's biggest holiday. Those...
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edestrians walk by red and yellow banners that are strung across Grant Street for Chinese New Year in San Francisco's Chinatown district on February 3, 2011
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Bob Pryor
January 17, 2020 - 3:00 am
Some of the biggest things to do in the Bay Area this weekend involve Women's Marches, Chinese New Year festivities and the 49ers playoff game.
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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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