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.
Two people with knowledge of the negotiations say the Oakland Athletics have agreed to sign shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima of Japan’s Seibu Lions.
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.
A man was arrested by Customs agents at San Francisco International Airport after swallowing 100 pellets filled with cocaine.
Toyota has widened its global sales lead over General Motors because its factories have recovered from last year’s earthquake.
33-year-old Yoshiaki Nagaya will stand trial on 12 felony assault and domestic violence charges. He has pleaded not guilty in the case.
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.
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.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee welcomed a global Japanese clothing retailer, set to open a Union Square flagship store this fall and provide the city with 500 full and part-time jobs.
A new study casts doubt on whether the benefits of California high-speed rail will include the creation of 400,000 permanent jobs promised by boosters of the bullet trains.