| 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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 13, 2008
Furnishings fit for a queen
An exhibition on the life and legacy of doomed French Queen Marie Antoinette runs through June 30 at the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, just off the Champs Élysées in Paris. Although the Grand Palais exhibition...
| 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...