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Happy Chinese New Year!

San Francisco celebrations historic

By Mimi Evans | February 2 , 2011

Chinese New Year's celebrations in San Francisco, California, made history this year as the city's first Asian-American mayor Ed Lee cut the ribbon on the 15-day-long celebration. Kid Reporter Mimi Evans was there to talk to him about the significance. She also got a look at what Chinese New Year is all about during this year of the Rabbit.

Click play to watch her video report!

And for more information on Chinese New Year, check out Kid Reporter Andrew Liang's story from Chinatown in Atlanta, Georgia.

Gung Hay Fat Choy! (Best wishes and Congratulations. Have a prosperous and good year.)

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