Tour Guide’s Tirade Prompts Call for Better Training and Oversight by Tour Industry

Tour Guide’s Tirade Prompts Call for Better Training and Oversight by Tour Industry

City officials and Chinatown community leaders rallied today in response to an expletive-filled speech by a tour guide denigrating the neighborhood and its residents and…

Victim Identified in Fatal Chinatown Collision

Victim Identified in Fatal Chinatown Collision

A woman fatally struck by a vehicle near San Francisco’s Stockton Tunnel on Saturday morning has been identified by the medical examiner’s office as 78-year-old…

Driver Arrested in Connection with Fatal Chinatown Collision

Driver Arrested in Connection with Fatal Chinatown Collision

The driver of a vehicle arrested in connection with a fatal collision with a female pedestrian in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood this morning has been…

Elderly Women Held at Knifepoint in Chinatown Home Invasion Robbery

Elderly Women Held at Knifepoint in Chinatown Home Invasion Robbery

Two women were robbed at knifepoint inside their home in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood early this morning, police said. The home invasion robbery was reported…

Man Arrested for Robberies Targeting Elderly Asian Residents

Man Arrested for Robberies Targeting Elderly Asian Residents

Police have arrested a man believed to have committed multiple robberies and burglaries in San Francisco’s Japantown and Chinatown in the past few months. German…

Elderly Woman Robbed in Chinatown Home

Elderly Woman Robbed in Chinatown Home

A man held down an elderly woman and robbed her in her Chinatown apartment last weekend, police said today. The man, believed to be in…

Chinatown Store Owners Accused of Defrauding Food Stamp Program

Chinatown Store Owners Accused of Defrauding Food Stamp Program

The owners of a food store in San Francisco’s Chinatown and two co-conspirators have been arrested and charged with defrauding the state’s food stamp program…

Teen Duo Arrested on Suspicion of Illegally Selling Fireworks

Teen Duo Arrested on Suspicion of Illegally Selling Fireworks

Plainclothes officers bought illegal fireworks from an unsuspecting 18-year-old man and a juvenile in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood Monday night, according to a police spokeswoman….

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow’s New Legal Team Includes World-Famous Civil Rights Lawyer J. Tony Serra

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow’s New Legal Team Includes World-Famous Civil Rights Lawyer J. Tony Serra

The notorious Chinatown gangster Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow has decided to hire a new legal team — the third such change since his arrest in…

Driver Runs Red Light, Slams Into Chinatown Pedestrian

Driver Runs Red Light, Slams Into Chinatown Pedestrian

A man was seriously injured when he was hit by a car that apparently ran a red light near San Francisco’s Chinatown this morning, police…

50-60 Year Old Man Sought In Chinatown Bank Robbery

50-60 Year Old Man Sought In Chinatown Bank Robbery

Police are seeking the identity of a man who robbed a bank in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood Thursday morning, police said. The robbery was reported…

Drugs, Money, And Murder: Federal Authorities Unseal Criminal Complaint Against Senator Leland Yee, 25 Others

Drugs, Money, And Murder: Federal Authorities Unseal Criminal Complaint Against Senator Leland Yee, 25 Others

4:08 PM: Federal authorities have unsealed a criminal complaint in San Francisco today alleging charges including drug trafficking, gun running, money laundering and murder for…

Man Plunders Chinatown Bank

Man Plunders Chinatown Bank

Police are trying to identify a man who robbed a bank in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood on Tuesday morning. The robbery was reported at 9:31…

Hundreds Of Thousands Expected To Attend Chinese New Year Festival, Parade

Hundreds Of Thousands Expected To Attend Chinese New Year Festival, Parade

San Francisco’s two-week celebration of the Year of the Horse culminates this weekend with the Chinese New Year Parade on Saturday evening and the Chinatown…

The Lunar New Year’s A Big Time For Crime: City Officials Send Alerts To SF’s Asian Community

The Lunar New Year’s A Big Time For Crime: City Officials Send Alerts To SF’s Asian Community

Thousands of safety information packets and red envelopes stuffed with crime prevention tips were ready to be distributed to merchants and residents in San Francisco’s…

Pedestrian Struck Near St. Mary’s Square

Pedestrian Struck Near St. Mary’s Square

A woman jogging through San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood on Friday afternoon was hit by a car and seriously injured, police said. The 32-year-old woman was…

SFPD Chases Down Suspect In Chinatown Bank Robbery

SFPD Chases Down Suspect In Chinatown Bank Robbery

A man was arrested for allegedly robbing a bank in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood on Thursday afternoon, a police spokeswoman said today. Johnny Fannin, 39,…

FiDi And Chinatown Lose Power, PG&E Not Sure Why

More than 3,900 PG&E customers in San Francisco’s Chinatown and Financial District have been without power since late this morning, a utility company spokesman said….

Driver On Jackson Street Strikes Two Pedestrians, Killing One

Driver On Jackson Street Strikes Two Pedestrians, Killing One

An elderly woman was fatally struck by a car in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood on Thursday morning, police said today. The victim, identified by the…

Bay Area Residents Have Mixed Reactions To Obama’s Immigration Speech

Bay Area Residents Have Mixed Reactions To Obama’s Immigration Speech

Bay Area elected officials and others who heard President Barack Obama’s speech about immigration reform at the Betty Ong Recreation Center in San Francisco’s Chinatown…

Protests Expected Across SF As President Obama Attends Events, Fundraisers

Protests Expected Across SF As President Obama Attends Events, Fundraisers

11:22 AM: President Barack Obama has arrived in the Bay Area and is heading to San Francisco for a visit that will begin with a…

Case Dismissed: Chinatown Stabbing Suspect Goes Free After Jury Deadlocks

Case Dismissed: Chinatown Stabbing Suspect Goes Free After Jury Deadlocks

A man who stabbed and slightly injured another man during an argument in San Francisco’s Chinatown was freed from jail Friday after a jury deadlocked,…

Woman Bashed And Mugged In Chinatown

Woman Bashed And Mugged In Chinatown

A woman was hit over the head with a flowerpot and robbed near Portsmouth Square in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood late Wednesday night, police said…

Cigarette Butts, Extension Cords Possible Causes Of Chinatown Fire

Cigarette Butts, Extension Cords Possible Causes Of Chinatown Fire

San Francisco firefighters have been unable to determine what caused a one-alarm fire that damaged a souvenir kiosk in the city’s Chinatown neighborhood early this…

SFFD Swiftly Controls Chinatown Fire

Firefighters brought a one-alarm fire at a shop in San Francisco’s Chinatown district under control this morning, according to a fire dispatcher. The fire at…