(SGVN/Staff Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz)
Chinese New Year 2016 converges with celebrations, parades ... and monkeys
While much of the world observes the beginning of a new year on Jan. 1 with parades and football games, the Chinese New Year is determined by the lunar calendar and is intricately tied to home and family. Throughout Southern California, activities for the roughly two-week celebration include tours, festivals and the 117th annual Chinatown parade to celebrate 2016's Year of the Monkey, which begins Monday. Read More...