Sonia Orbuch, Who Fought Nazis As a Girl, Dies in Corte MaderaSonia Orbuch, who survived the Holocaust in eastern Europe by joining a resistance group that was sabotaging the Nazis, has died. She was 93.
Breed Defends 'Comfort Women' Memorial After Osaka Cuts Sister City TiesSan Francisco Mayor London Breed on Thursday responded to the mayor of San Francisco’s sister city, Osaka, Japan, after he cut ties between the two cities on Tuesday over San Francisco’s Comfort Women Memorial.
Bay Area Man Who Survived WWII Bataan Death March Dies At 100A San Francisco Bay Area man who survived the infamous 1942 Bataan Death March and symbolized the thousands of unheralded Filipinos who fought alongside American forces during World War II has died at age 100.
World War II Vet Who Lost Uniform, Medals in North Bay Wildfire Receives DuplicatesThanks to the efforts of his daughter and fellow Marine Santiago Sanchez, 92-year-old Charles "Doc" Greene was reunited with his past.
Japanese Officials Angry Over San Francisco's WWII Sex Slave MemorialOsaka threatens to end sister city relationship with San Francisco over a statue commemorating Asian women who were forced to work in Japanese military brothels during World War II.
Filipino WWII Vets Awarded Overdue Congressional Gold MedalFilipino World War II veterans who fought for the U.S. won their long battle for national recognition on Wednesday, receiving the Congressional Gold Medal over seven decades after their service.
San Francisco Unveils Memorial To World War II 'Comfort Women'The statue dedicated Friday outside San Francisco's Chinatown is the latest of dozens such memorials worldwide.
Remains Of California Marine Killed In World War II Coming Home At LastThe remains of a U.S. Marine will be returned home to California's Central Coast nearly 74 years after he was killed in a bloody World War II battle in the Pacific.
Mourners Remember War Dead On The USS San FranciscoEach year at Land’s End in San Francisco there is a ceremony to remember those killed aboard a WW II ship named for the city. This year something unprecedented occurred.
Haunting, Historical Images by Bay Area Photographer Dorothea Lange Featured at Oakland MuseumA new exhibit at the Oakland Museum of California called "Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing" features politically-charged photos across decades and cultures.
Filipino Survivors of Bataan Death March Mark 75th Anniversary in San FranciscoOn Saturday a dwindling band of veterans of World War II met at the Presidio of San Francisco to honor the soldiers who died on the infamous Bataan Death March.
75th Anniversary of Japanese Internment Brings Painful Memories, New FearsAs survivors commemorate the 75th anniversary of the executive order that authorized their incarceration, they're speaking out to make sure that what happened to them doesn't happen to Muslims, Latinos or other groups.
Google Doodle Honors Fred Korematsu, Who Fought Japanese InternmentOn Monday, Google’s homepage was dedicated to Fred Korematsu, a civil rights activist who fought the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Thousands Gather At Pearl Harbor To Mark 75 Years Since AttackWednesday's ceremony is being held on a pier across the harbor from where the USS Arizona sank during the raid, killing 1,177 sailors and Marines.
Thousands Rally In Richmond To Set 'Rosie The Riveter' World RecordA sea of red, white and blue filled a waterfront pavilion in Richmond Saturday as hundreds of 'Rosies' tried to break a world record.