Chinese New Year Parade 2022

Thousands filled the streets of San Francisco to celebrate the Chinese New Year parade. Check out the festivities for the year of the tiger that showed the return of popular traditions as well as some new surprises.

Looking back with Ben Fong-Torres

The rock journalist Ben Fong-Torres talks to KTVU about his early days with Rolling Stone magazine, his connection to the Chinese New Year Parade and growing up in the Bay Area.

Tech worker and former Miss SF Chinatown takes over family business

Chelsea Hung is the owner of Washington Bakery and Restaurant in San Francisco Chinatown, a business started by her mother almost three decades ago. The former Miss San Francisco Chinatown had moved to New York City and was working in tech. Then an unexpected life change came in 2018.

San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade 2022 roars back in style

The San Francisco Chinese New Year Festival and Parade is the largest celebration of its kind in the world, organizers say, with thousands of fans who lined up along Market Street Saturday night to witness dancers, tigers and floats ring in the lunar new year.

Behind the scenes look at Chinese New Year Parade floats

A team of artists has worked for months to make the parade pop with color and come alive. Stephanie Mufson and her team pour their hearts into every detail of every float. KTVU's Christien Kafton got a look inside the creative workshop.

The symbols behind the Year of the Tiger

Chinese New Year is celebrated with many traditions and symbols. Firecrackers chase away evil spirits and usher in good luck for the Year of the Tiger. It's one of twelve animals in the Chinese zodiac. People born under this sign are said to be courageous, charismatic and confident. Amber Lee reports