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  • Tokyo sees steady exodus amid nuclear crisis

    Tokyo sees steady exodus amid nuclear crisis
    Marco Gutierrez was taking no chances. With radiation still leaking this weekend from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant 150 miles away, the Tokyo resident joined the legions of foreigners — and a growing number of Japanese — fleeing the...
  • Wedding

    Michael Ramirez, son of Ronald Ramirez and Lola Quan-Ramirez of La Crescenta, and Rina Onoyama from Osaka, Japan, were married in Kobe, Japan, in July. The ceremony, conducted in English and Japanese, took place at Ravimana Resort, in a glass chapel...
  • World's most expensive cities named

    World's most expensive cities named
    If the Occupy folks ever get it together and decide to really go after the 1%, those guys better have a good place to hide out. We recommend Zurich, Switzerland, the most expensive city in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit...
  • Free live music series will take place in August at Stoney Run in Newport News

    Free live music series will take place in August at Stoney Run in Newport News
    Add a new series to the list of weekly free weekly outdoor music events on the Peninsula. We learned late last week that The Villages of Stoney Run, a commerical and residential development at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Denbigh Boulevard, will...
  • Universal Studios Japan Receives $250m Private Equity Injection

    HONG KONG -- Universal Studios Japan, a theme park operator in Osaka, has received a $250 million financial injection from PAG, a Hong Kong-based private equity firm. According to USJ's chairman Glenn Gumpel the new cash will go towards recapitalizing...
  • Universal Studios Japan to Open Wizarding World of Harry Potter in July

    It's turning into a very Harry Potter-filled summer for Warner Bros. and Universal. Universal Studios Japan will open its version of the "Wizarding World of Harry Potter" theme park on July 15. The expansion of the park in Orlando, which will include the...
  • Okinawa Fest Wraps With 'One Third' Taking Top Prize

    The 6th edition of the Okinawa Intl. Movie Festival announced the winners of its double-barreled Laugh and Peace competition section today at the Okinawa Convention Center in Ginowan, Okinawa, Japan. The Golden Shisa Award, the fest's most important...
  • Osaka Fest Rewards Philippines, Korea Titles

    HONG KONG - The Osaka Asian Film Festival in Japan wrapped on Sunday with its top prize going to "Shift" by Philippines director Siege Ledesma. The jury said that films from South Korea and The Philippines stood out, and that it had awarde the Grand...
  • Widening their circle

    Widening their circle
    The Circle of Friends Club at Laguna Beach High School had a few more friends than usual in attendance Monday. The lunchtime club, which offers students a way to interact, play games and spend time together — rather than eat alone or in insular...
  • Universal Studios Japan to Build New Parks in Asia

    TOKYO -- USJ Co. Ltd., which runs the Universal Studios Japan theme park near Osaka under license from NBC Universal, has revealed plans to build new parks in Japan and Asia. Among the candidate sites reported are Okinawa, northern Kyushu, Jakarta...
  • Puig, Cano, Pujols to play in All-Star series

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: November exhibition hosted by Japan Puig, Cano, Pujols to play in All-Star series All-Stars Robinson Cano, Adam Jones, Yasiel Puig and Albert Pujols lead the Major League roster that will travel to Japan in November for a...