The 44th annual Lunar New Year Run and Festival happened Sunday morning in the heart of Chinatown.
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.
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.
The vibrancy and significance of today's Chinatown are the result of decades of strife and resiliency. KTVU's Greg Lee reports about the neighborhood's triumphs and travails.
San Francisco's only independent hospital, the Chinese Hos[ital, started more than 120 years ago as a way to address discrimination in healthcare is expanding.
San Francisco's only independent hospital, the Chinese Hos[ital, that started more than 120 years ago as a way to address discrimination in healthcare is expanding. KTVU's Henry Lee reports on how the medical center is thriving.
The impact the pandemic had on San Francisco's economy is well documented, but there are signs that things may be turning around.
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.
Chinese New Year celebrations continued Sunday in San Francisco. Many who gathered were relieved to experience some 'normalcy' again.
The West Coast Lion Dance Troupe has named one of their dragons after Jasper Wu, the boy killed in a recent senseless tragedy. KTVU's Amber Lee talked with the founders and dancers of the group, who performed at the Chinese New Year parade Saturday.
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.
Spectators lined the streets of San Francisco on Saturday evening to take in a beloved city tradition, the annual Chinese New Year Parade. Last year’s parade was scrapped due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Chinese New Year parade is one of the most spectacular in the world, in large part because of the creative floats that wind their way through the city.
Watch the Chinese New Year Parade on KTVU and KTVU.com on February 26.
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.
For more than 50 years, the White Crane Dragon and Lion Dance Association has preserved and passed on the ancient traditions that comprise some of the Chinese New Year Parade's most popular performances.
Chinese New Year is celebrated with many traditions and symbols.
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
In its long history in the Bay Area, the Chinese New Year Parade has been a place for tradition, celebration and family.
It's the year of the tiger and the Chinese Chamber Of Commerce has commissioned six larger-than-life tiger statutes around the city.