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San Francisco Bids Final Goodbye To Chinatown Activist Rose Pak

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — Hundreds of loved ones gathered in Chinatown Saturday to pay their last respects to longtime activist Rose Pak.

Politics was her sport, so it was fitting the event at Saint Mary’s Cathedral would be a gathering of local and state politicians — including the current and three former San Francisco mayors. 283 more words


Food Traveler’s Guide to San Francisco - Mister Jiu's

Okay, I have a confession to make.

I love Chinese food, but I am prejudiced against Chinese fusion or any type of glorified Chinese. To me, that’s just packaging. 492 more words


One dead, another wounded, in Chinatown shooting

A shooting in Chinatown early Saturday morning left a woman dead and a man wounded.

It happened at a business called Cuties Cafe at Smith and King streets at about 2 a.m. 424 more words


San Francisco,  CA

Our ship docked at Pier 35, which was terrific. Right on the major bus lines, and a 15 minute walk to Fisherman’s Wharf, it was easy to get anywhere in the city. 109 more words


London Haul

Despite what little time we had, I did manage to do a little bit of shopping…

From Artbox in Covent Garden I picked up a Harro Panda tote bag (it was a tough choice between this and the Nyan Poop bag >.<), a Summiko Gurrashi notebook and a A4 Shima and Shima exercise book. 310 more words

London Part 9: The Last Morning!

Before we left London, I wanted to visit Chinatown to buy some gifts. We checked out of the hotel at around 9am in order to make the most of our last few hours but I didn’t realise that almost everything in Chinatown opens after 10.30am! 184 more words

The Ladybug's personal travel guide to Singapore

I have already explained the reasons for such a delay in my travel guide to Singapore: this trip was my personal birthday gift two years ago and I had the chance to share it with a friend who spent many years in Asia and who knew the country quite well. 772 more words