Deadly Earthquake Rocks Northern JapanA powerful earthquake rocked Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides that crushed homes, knocking out power across the island, and forcing a nuclear power plant to switch to a backup generator.
3 Dead, Dozens Injured By Quake In Osaka A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, killing at least three people and injuring dozens.
A's, Mariners To Play 2019 MLB Opener In JapanThe Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners will play an opening two-game series in Tokyo on March 20 and 21, the fifth time Major League Baseball will start its season in Japan.
San Jose City Leaders Divided Over Trip To Japan Paid For By TaxpayersSan Jose city leaders are divided over a recent trip to Japan that was paid with taxpayers' money.
Japanese Psych Powerhouse Returns To San FranciscoDealing out mind-altering sounds for over two decades, Japanese experimental rock outfit Acid Mothers Temple brings its other worldly live show to the Chapel in San Francisco Sunday night.
United Flies Kansas-Bound Dog To Japan By MistakeUnited Airlines says it's investigating after mistakenly flying a Kansas family's dog to Japan.
Doctors Find Surgical Sponges Left In Woman For At Least 6 YearsAccording to a Feb. 21 report, the 42-year-old woman went to doctors after experiencing bloating in her lower abdomen for three years.
Japanese Prog-Punk Band Tops Bill At ParksideReunited experimental Japanese trio Green Milk from the Planet Orange brings it's psychotic mix of progressive rock and punk to Thee Parkside in San Francisco Thursday night, topping a high-powered four band bill.