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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

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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

USS West Virginia (BB-48) afire forward, immediately after the Japanese air attack at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. USS Tennessee (BB-43) is on the sunken battleship's opposite side. (US Navy)

70 Years Later, Pearl Harbor Survivor To Speak Aboard Alameda’s USS Hornet

Wednesday marks the 70th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, which left 2,402 Americans dead and drew the country into World War II. A Bay Area survivor is the main speaker at the remembrance onboard the USS Hornet in Alameda.

12/07/2011

San Francisco: Living On Borrowed Time?

UC Berkeley Awarded Millions For Quake Early Warning Research

Berkeley scientists studying earthquake early warning in the United States have received a financial boost.

11/30/2011

Mineta San Jose International Airport

Mineta San Jose Airport Courts Flights To Shed ‘Lonely’ Status

Mineta San Jose International, which just last week was named the loneliest airport for Thanksgiving travel, is pulling out all the stops to attract more flights and passengers.

11/22/2011

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