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What San Francisco’s Chinese-Americans Are Saying About Leland Yee

April 2, 2014 | 8:30 am

What San Francisco’s Chinese-Americans Are Saying About Leland Yee

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Reactions range from disappointment and shock to embarrassment and shame.

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Leland Yee Remains Free on $500,000 Bail After Court Hearing

March 31, 2014 | 11:14 am

Leland Yee Remains Free on $500,000 Bail After Court Hearing

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Prosecutors want property state senator owns used as collateral to guarantee he’ll keep showing up.

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Lunar New Year 4712 Arrives: It’s the Year of the Horse

January 31, 2014 | 1:42 pm

Lunar New Year 4712 Arrives: It’s the Year of the Horse

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In San Francisco, the annual celebration will culminate with the Chinese New Year Parade on Feb. 15.

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Obama in San Francisco, Squares Off With Hecklers Over Immigration Policies

November 25, 2013 | 2:01 pm

Obama in San Francisco, Squares Off With Hecklers Over Immigration Policies

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President’s Chinatown speech interrupted by audience members who appealed for an end to deportations.

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Confusion in San Francisco’s Chinatown Over Shark-Fin Ban

March 8, 2013 | 1:50 pm

Confusion in San Francisco’s Chinatown Over Shark-Fin Ban

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By Caitlin Esch and Rachael Marcus San Francisco Chinatown merchants and community leaders met with officials from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife this week after several local businesses were cited for selling off their supply of now-banned shark fins. There has been confusion since California passed a law in 2011 banning the trade, […]

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Community Activist, Ex-Con Eddy Zheng Faces Deportation

December 9, 2010 | 2:59 pm

Community Activist, Ex-Con Eddy Zheng Faces Deportation

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Congressional action and non-action on the DREAM Act is the big immigration story today, but a local event occurred as well: Community activist and ex-con Eddy Zheng was at the Ninth Circuit Court to appeal an order for his deportation to China. At issue, according to Kyung Jin Lee, KQED’s reporter at the hearing, is […]

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