San Francisco police were out in force Wednesday night to build community ties with the city's Chinese American community.
At least 100 businesses have been sued or received demand letters alleging ADA violations, such as inaccessible front doors and restrooms, Chinatown officials said. They said many of the lawsuits involve the same two plaintiffs.
The Far East Cafe, a much respected Chinese banquet hall in San Francisco Chinatown, reopens after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the restaurant to close for more than a year.
While the banquet halls play an important role socially, they also play a very important role in Chinatown's economy and San Francisco's economy. KTVU's Christien Kafton reports.
A 36-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries in a stabbing early Friday morning in San Francisco's Chinatown neighborhood, police said.
The San Francisco police department has begun foot patrolling Chinatown amid a surge in anti-Asian violence. KTVU's Amber Lee explains how building trust with the Chinatown community is a top priority for San Francisco police.
A 16-year-old boy was arrested Tuesday in connection to a robbery and assault of a shop owner in San Francisco's Chinatown over the weekend, police say.
San Francisco Chinatown merchants say an attack on a shop owner over the weekend by a robbery suspect is an example of what they've been struggling with along with the hit on tourism due to the pandemic.
A vandal has struck at least twice in San Francisco's Chinatown in Kerouac Alley, defacing a series of murals there.
San Francisco police say three young men broke the front window of a jewelry store on Washington Street in Chinatown and stole jewelry from inside.
Help may be on the way for one of SF Chinatown's oldest restaurants. The owner of Far East Cafe was planning to shut down permanently Dec. 31, but is being asked to stay open and wait for a relief plan in the works.
Help may be on the way for one of San Francisco's oldest restaurants. The owner of Chinatown's Far East Cafe was planning on shutting down at the end of the month because of the challenges brought on by the pandemic. Supervisor Peskin says he's working on a relief plan to help Chinatown restaurants and has asked him to stay open.
The Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory says they are looking forward to celebrating future anniversaries with their customers.
KTVU's Sal Castaneda spoke to Malcolm Yeung, executive director of the Chinatown Community Development Center.
For anyone familiar with San Francisco's Chinatown it's clear something is off. Parking is easier, the sidewalks clear, the shops largely empty. Businesses say they've seen a dip in business since Covid-19 first appeared.
Christien Kafton reports.
The incident took place at 9 a.m. as the 55 year-old woman was walking into the Stockton Street Tunnel at Sacramento Street.
Andre Senior reports.
In Arizona, a burgeoning Asian American community fields xenophobic calls about a planned night market featuring Asian street foods. In New York, a dim sum restaurant owner worries he won't make rent. In the San Francisco Bay Area, a local Asian American-owned restaurant chain is mulling temporarily shuttering one of its properties because of the downturn in trade.
Amber Lee reports from San Francisco.