| Feb 15, 2012
| 1:28 PM
In its first formal move outside North America, The Second City is joining with Yoshimoto Kogyo Co., Ltd., one of Japan's largest TV producers, talent managers and entertainment companies, in a new joint venture that aims to introduce the improv-based...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 11:28 PM
Toshiya Kuge, 20, of Osaka, Japan was an athlete and scholar who was determined to become proficient in English and earn a Master’s degree in engineering from an American university. He loved American football and was a linebacker in his first year...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:33 PM
For the hungry, downtown keeps getting better and better. Chef Walter Manzke and his wife, Margarita Manzke, announced they have signed a lease to open République restaurant as well as a bakery, Factory Baking Co., in the Factory Place Arts......
| Aug 22, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Atwater Crossing Kitchen, which opened earlier this summer, will soon launch dinner service. Plans include an outdoor dining space. For the the dinner menu, think small plates, chef Sarkis Berghoudian's flatbread creations and a beer and wine list....
| Aug 19, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Adolfo Suaya is ready to open Osaka on Hollywood Boulevard after five years of work and planning....
| Aug 1, 2011
| 9:35 PM
A Japanese national pleaded guilty Monday to smuggling 55 exotic turtles and tortoises to the U.S....
| Jul 25, 2011
| 2:56 PM
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...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 4:32 PM
It's too late to catch this year's Coachella Festival, but there are plenty of other options on this list complied by www.Cheapflights.com. They also would want you to check out their site for affordable airfare, if you decide to go check out the music....
| Mar 20, 2011
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...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 5:14 PM
Tremors from the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan were felt in Glendale Friday, as a handful of Japanese students here on an exchange program heard the news of their home country while settling in for a three-week stay in the United states....
| Feb 9, 2011
| 7:21 AM
The next time you’re tempted to go out and get a burger, you might want to first try sniffing away your hunger.
A new study from Osaka University in Japan says that certain smells can help you lose weight.
Several scents were found to reduce...