| Aug 1, 2011
| 9:35 PM
A Japanese national pleaded guilty Monday to smuggling 55 exotic turtles and tortoises to the U.S....
| Aug 19, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Adolfo Suaya is ready to open Osaka on Hollywood Boulevard after five years of work and planning....
| 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 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......
| 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....
| Oct 9, 2010
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...
| May 1, 2012
| 7:18 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- A Japanese national described in court documents as "a major wildlife trafficker" was sentenced Monday to 21 months in federal prison for smuggling 55 live turtles and tortoises from Japan into 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...
| 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...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 4:31 PM
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...
| Apr 1, 2009
Veteran chef Yutaka Sasaki has a plan to remove the fear of eating one of the most poisonous fish on the planet: He wants to feed it to the emperor.
The blowfish, known here as fugu, carries a deadly neurotoxin with no known antidote. An average-sized...