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San Francisco Unveils Memorial To World War II 'Comfort Women'

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Now 89, former World War II “comfort woman” Yongsoo Lee clutched a microphone in one hand Friday in a park outside San Francisco’s Chinatown, thrust her other clinched fist in the air, and made a vow. 373 more words


Sushi Taka

A few weeks ago I reviewed Ohana Poke in Chinatown, San Francisco. This week, I highlight its neighbor across the street, Sushi Taka located on 600 Kearny at the intersection of Sacramento street. 240 more words

Food/Restaurant Reviews

Sunday Shopping 2

Sunday Shopping 2, Chinatown Street Photography Workshop, 17 September 2017.

Photography Workshops

Being Trespassers

nicole yakashiro & angela kruger


“I have to speak to you today because I am in pain. I am in pain because for the past few years, and especially for the past 86 or so speakers, I feel that I have been sitting virtually powerless in a foldable blue plastic chair witnessing the start of an economic landslide that threatens to erase Chinatown much in the same way that the Japanese-Canadian Powell Street neighbourhood, called Pauerugai, was erased in years prior.” 2,058 more words

Scholarship And Activism Forum

Chinatown, San Francisco and a Strong Mai Tai

This last weekend I was in San Francisco for the O’Reilly Conference on Artificial Intelligence and if I could translate that to an experience on a travel blog somehow I probably would.   486 more words



Chinatown is an ethnic enclave of Chinese people located outside mainland China; most often in an urban setting.

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Main and Keefer Street - sw corner

This rather uninspiring corner shot was reportedly taken by Walter E Frost in 1971. It shows a part of Chinatown that has seen two new building erected since then on this spot. 216 more words