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The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner delivered to ANA lands at Tokyo's Haneda Airport, September 27, 2011. (Boeing)

ANA Cancels Boeing 787 Flights To San Jose Through Mid-February

All-Nippon Airways has canceled until Feb. 18 all flights to Tokyo from Mineta San Jose International Airport as it continues to ground its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft in the United States and Japan.

01/28/2013

The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner delivered to ANA lands at Tokyo's Haneda Airport, September 27, 2011. (Boeing)

All-Nippon Flights From San Jose To Tokyo Cancelled Over 787 Grounding

All-Nippon Airways has cancelled flights to Tokyo via Mineta San Jose International Airport through early next week to comply with an FAA order grounding Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft in the United States, an airport spokeswoman said.

01/22/2013

The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner delivered to ANA lands at Tokyo's Haneda Airport, September 27, 2011. (Boeing)

FAA Grounds All Boeing 787s Following Latest Glitch

Japan’s two biggest airlines grounded all their Boeing 787 aircraft for safety checks Wednesday after one was forced to make an emergency landing in the latest blow for the new jet.

01/16/2013

Hiroyuki Nakajima #6 of Japan for the final out of the sixth inning of the finals of the 2009 World Baseball Classic on March 23, 2009 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

A’s To Sign Japanese All-Star Shortstop Nakajima

Two people with knowledge of the negotiations say the Oakland Athletics have agreed to sign shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima of Japan’s Seibu Lions.

12/17/2012

Fishing boats crash into one another as tsunami surges from Japan earthquake slam into the harbor, Crescent City

Crescent City Building A ‘Tsunami-Resistant’ Port

Officials are spending $54 million to build the West Coast’s first harbor able to withstand the kind of tsunami expected to hit once every 50 years – the same kind that hit in 2011.

11/22/2012

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Man Arrested After Swallowing 100 Cocaine-Filled Pellets Before Flight From SFO

A man was arrested by Customs agents at San Francisco International Airport after swallowing 100 pellets filled with cocaine.

10/30/2012

Toyota Prius 2011

Toyota Widens Global Sales Lead Over General Motors

Toyota has widened its global sales lead over General Motors because its factories have recovered from last year’s earthquake.

10/26/2012

Japanese Vice Consul Yoshiaki Nagaya is accused of felony assault and domestic violence against his wife. (San Mateo County Sheriff)

Japanese Diplomat Living In San Bruno Faces Domestic Violence Trial

33-year-old Yoshiaki Nagaya will stand trial on 12 felony assault and domestic violence charges. He has pleaded not guilty in the case.

09/14/2012

Debris and destroyed fishing boats following the 2011 Japan quake. (KCBS)

KCBS Cover Story: Rebuilding A Japanese Fishing Village After Last Year’s Devastating Tsunami

The Japanese government estimates that 1.5 million tons of debris from last year’s tsunami remains in the ocean, with some of it possibly washing onto West Coast shores over the next several years.

08/10/2012

Devastation in town destroyed by tsunami (KCBS)

KCBS Cover Story: Japan Recovering From Deadly Earthquake And Tsunami

In this KCBS Cover Story, reporter Holly Quan visits Minamisanriku, a city still trying to recover from last year’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

08/09/2012

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