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Union Square

Mayor Lee Welcomes Japanese Clothier To San Francisco’s Union Square

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.

07/27/2012

California High-Speed Rail

UC Study Raises Questions About California High-Speed Rail

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.

07/13/2012

Darrin Moffet says he found this crate on the Sonoma Coast. (CBS)

Sonoma Man Thinks Coastal Find Drifted From Japan’s Tsunami

Darrin Moffet of Windsor regularly goes looking for shells to make jewelry off the Sonoma Coast and recently made an interesting discovery.

07/12/2012

Fishmongers check large bluefin tunas before the first trading of the year at Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market. (Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Detect Radiation In Tuna Off California Coast

The fish, which were migrate yearly from Japan, were found to have high levels of cesium.

05/29/2012

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates after hitting a two run home run with teamates Kurt Suzuki #8 and Josh Reddick #16 in the seventh inning during a MLB game against the Seattle Mariners at Tokyo Dome on March 29, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan. (Koji Watanabe/Getty Images)

Cespedes Leads HR Parade In A’s Win Over Seattle In Tokyo, 4-1

With his first major league home run, Yoenis Cespedes helped the Oakland Athletics gain a split of their season-opening series against the Seattle Mariners.

03/29/2012

Ichiro Suzuki

Suzuki, Mariners Edge A’s In 11 Innings In Tokyo Season Opener

Ichiro Suzuki had four hits in his return to Japan, Dustin Ackley homered and then singled in the go-ahead run in the 11th inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 Wednesday night in baseball’s season-opener.

03/28/2012

(Photo: AP Images)

Crescent City Still Rebuilding After Devastating Tsunami

The town’s harbor was hit with $40 million in damages.

03/11/2012

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Santa Cruz Harbor Still Rebuilding One Year After Tsunami

The tranquility of Santa Cruz Harbor on Friday hides damage the harbor sustained from a tsunami triggered by last year’s massive earthquake off the coast of Japan.

03/09/2012

Mineta San Jose International Airport

San Jose Airport Offering Nonstop Flights To Japan Next Year

Overseas flights are coming back to Mineta San Jose International Airport next year after an agreement was reached with All Nippon Airways to offer nonstop service to Tokyo.

12/21/2011

Yahoo Website

Yahoo Reportedly Exploring Sale Of Asian Holdings

Yahoo appears to be getting closer to giving its frustrated shareholders something they’ve long wanted: a sale of the Internet company’s holdings in China and Japan.

12/21/2011

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