Photos: Lunar New Year Parade Fills the Streets of Chinatown With Joy and Hope

Tens of thousands of people descended on San Francisco Chinatown for the first Lunar New Year parade since the onset of the pandemic.

SF Pledges $4.7M to Support Bruce Lee Exhibit, Other Asian, Latino Cultural Events

Mayor Breed said the money would be directed to nonprofit organizations that host neighborhood events—with targeted allocations for arts and culture in Asian and Latino communities.

For SRO Residents in SF’s Chinatown, Getting Covid Is the Start of a Nightmare (本文有中文譯版)

Covid cases among single-room-occupancy residents in San Francisco rose by 1,500% in the last month, according to city data.

SF’s Asian Community Expresses Fear, Outrage at Vigil for Woman Killed on NY Subway Tracks (本文有中文譯版)

The killing of an Asian American woman with Bay Area roots this past weekend in New York City has reignited community concerns over pandemic-related hate crimes.

SF’s Lunar New Year Parade, Events Continue on Despite Omicron Surge Concerns

“We talked to merchants. Even though they have concerns, they all welcome the celebrations and activities to bring back the locals and tourists to Chinatown,” said Harlan Wong, director of the Chinese New Year Festival & Parade.

Hunger in Chinatown: Meal Programs Among Few Pandemic Lifelines for SRO Residents (本文有中文譯版)

The Xu family, like thousands of other very low-income immigrants living in single-room-occupancy hotels, has experienced increasing food insecurity during the Covid crisis.

Transit Agency to Bring Back Two Bus Lines After Chinese Community Mobilizes

Two previously-suspended express bus lines will be restored, connecting Chinatown and Visitacion Valley.

Wuhan-Born Artist’s ‘Chinatown Ghost’ Photos Explore Asian-American Hate in San Francisco

Chinese visual artist Yunfei Ren hopes that the series will “remind people what has changed and what has not.”

Chinatown Trails Rest Of San Francisco In Vaccinations

Chinatown is lagging behind every other San Francisco neighborhood in terms of vaccinating its senior population, according to an analysis conducted by Here/Say Media and affirmed by the San Francisco Department of Public Health.