4-Hour Wait For Blue Bottle Coffee In TokyoThe company, which began in Oakland, California in 2002, hopes its early popularity is more than a passing fad.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Rides In Tesla With Elon Musk, Brings Bullet Train Simulator For Jerry Brown To TryJapan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made stops in San Francisco and Silicon Valley in part of a three day trip to focus on tech ties between his country and Silicon Valley.
Protests Force Auction House To Cancel Sale Of Hundreds Of Photos From Japanese WWII Internment CampsProtests by Japanese-American groups has pushed an East Coast auction house to cancel a planned sale of 450 photos and artifacts from World War II camps.
Japanese McDonald's Running Out Of French Fries Due To Ongoing Labor Dispute At West Coast PortsOperations at West Coast ports, including Oakland, are expected to resume Monday morning after a weekend shutdown that was the latest turn in an on-going labor dispute.
World Series Opponent Aoki May Land Giants Left Fielder Job After $4 Million DealThe San Francisco Giants have agreed to term with free agent outfielder Nori Aoki on a one-year contract, according to a published report.
Killer Alien Weed Invades Bay Area, Sucking Life Out Of Trees, Other PlantsAn invasive, parasitic plant which grows lengthy vines and overwhelms native plants to the point of sucking the life out of them is invading the Bay Area, according to county officials.
Palo Alto Police Find Missing Elderly Woman SafePalo Alto police said a woman missing from Palo Alto since Wednesday morning has been found safe.
San Francisco Needs Bilingual Poll Workers For June ElectionThe department is hoping to hire more bilingual residents who speak Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Korean or Japanese, along with English.
Bay Area's 5 Best Sushi SpotsWhile we humans stress about our San Francisco schedules, there are millions of fish waiting in the bay, just wishing they could jump onto our plates and roll around in some rice.
Eye On The Bay: Cultural Sweets - 8/8/11
FanimeCon Makes An Impact At The San Jose Convention Center
Japanese Civil Rights Icon Gets State HonorA civil rights icon from the East Bay who fought against Japanese internment during World War II will receive a rare honor this Sunday in Berkeley.