Thieves break into multiple businesses during overnight hours in Oakland Chinatown and commercial areas
Restaurants, beauty salons, coffee shops and convenience stores in various parts of Oakland were targeted by thieves in the overnight hours Thursday. Surveillance videos show caravans of thieves pulling up in vehicles, using tools and taking their time breaking into shops.
Runners hop, skip, jump and take to the street in year of the rabbit Chinatown run
San Francisco's 45th Annual Chinatown New Year Run is Sunday, and the timing couldn't be more appropriate - 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit, according to the Chinese zodiac.
San Francisco Chinatown holds candlelight vigil for mass shooting victims
A bell echoed through San Francisco's Chinatown, sounding once for each of the souls lost in the mass shootings at Half Moon Bay and Monterey Park.
San Francisco rolls out new plan to combat hate crimes
San Francisco leaders rolled out a city-wide response to racist attacks. The city says it has plans to streamline the response to hate crimes and make sure victims get the help they need.
San Francisco’s Chinatown sends strength to victims of Southern California mass shooting
San Francisco's Chinatown celebrated Lunar New Year while also offering prayers and condolences for the lives lost in a mass shooting in Monterey Park on Saturday.
SF Chinatown prepares to celebrate the year of the rabbit — a time for hope
The sound of firecrackers will be heard in Chinatowns on both sides of the bay this weekend. Chinese New Year falls on Sunday. And the preparations for celebrations are in full swing. This important cultural holiday is focused on family , food and good fortune.
Oakland Chinatown leader remembered for decades of community service
An Oakland Chinatown leader is being remembered for his decades of community service helping young people and immigrants Walter Yin Chinn died last month. But people who knew him said his legacy lives on through his work.
San Francisco prepares for Lunar New Year celebrations
San Francisco city officials are preparing for Lunar New Year celebrations. But officials are warning the Chinatown community to be on alert for criminals looking to target celebrants.
Mayor, exuberant crowd celebrate new service on Central Subway's T-Third line
With a Native American blessing, a celebration in song and cheers from an exuberant crowd, the T-Third line officially started its new route connecting Chinatown to Sunnydale and the Bayview in the new Central Subway Saturday.
SF's Muni Central Subway service between Chinatown and SoMa starts this weekend
SFMTA's Central Subway has taken more than a decade to build, costing $1.95 billion and spanning 1.7 miles. Four stations open Saturday with free fares connecting South of Market to Chinatown.
U.S. transportation secretary celebrates near-completion of the long-anticipated Central Subway Project
U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg stopped by San Francisco on Thursday to celebrate the near-completion of Muni's decades-long project to extend rail lines from Chinatown to Mission Bay's Chase Center.
Vigil held for dentist who loved ballet shot to death in Oakland's Little Saigon
Loved ones held a somber vigil Monday night to remember Dr. Lili Xu. She is being remembered as a beloved mother and respected dentist in Oakland.
5K, 10K race wraps up Lunar New Year celebrations in San Francisco
The 44th annual Lunar New Year Run and Festival happened Sunday morning in the heart of Chinatown.
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.
Chinese New Year parade and festivities roaring back for the year of the tiger
With a small army in attendance, San Francisco's Year of the Tiger celebration kicked off in the heart of Chinatown in a festive, happy and grateful way with fireworks and dancing dragons.
Year of the Tiger: SFPD prepares for Lunar New Year celebrations
SFPD foot patrol officers say keeping Chinese New Year festivities safe is a community effort.
San Francisco police look to strengthen ties with Chinatown community
San Francisco police were out in force Wednesday night to build community ties with the city's Chinese American community.
San Francisco Chinatown businesses question fairness of ADA lawsuits
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.
Chinatown banquet halls finally reopen after being closed for more than a year
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.
Chinatown banquet halls finally reopen after more being closed 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.