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Friday Apr 11 | San Francisco Chronicle

Liquor regulator suspends license of Japantown 'hostess bar'

For the second time this year, state liquor regulators cracked down on a so-called hostess bar in San Francisco's Japantown, alleging the club jacked up booze prices in exchange for female servers keeping men company.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Beyond Chron

Criticism of Cesar Chavez Film Misses Big Picture

When I saw a preview of the new Cesar Chavez film and wrote a positive review , I did not foresee that I would be the only author of a book on Chavez and the UFW that viewed it positively.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

AsianWeek

J-Pop Summit Festival Returns to S.F. with an Early Treat Next Weekend at New People

San Francisco, CA - The 2014 J-POP SUMMIT Festival, San Francisco's annual celebration of Japanese pop culture, music, fashion and film, joins with Japanese entertainment company, ASOBISYSTEM, to announce a special early treat for fashion and pop culture fans as it presents a personal appearance by Harajuku Kawaii model - Ayumi Seto - at NEW PEOPLE ... (more)

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Sweet Science

Battle Hymn, Part 5: Blind TigerRead More

Until the middle of World War II, San Francisco was among the most integrated cities in the United States.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

South China Morning Post

American author turns two decades in Japan into a thriller

Barry Lancet had long wanted to write a novel. But with young children, a full-time job and a commute, time was nearly impossible to find - until he learned, among other things, to write on a clipboard standing up on his daily train ride.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Curbed

Hotels Week 2014: From Nautical to Italian, Five Fun Themed Hotels in the City

One way to stand out as a hotel is to adopt a fun, quirky or crazy theme. San Francisco boasts several hotels that have modeled their lobbies, rooms and restaurants all around a central inspiration , whether it is nautical in an old cannery on Fisherman's Wharf or Japanese in Japantown.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

AsianWeek

JCCCNC Elects Donna Ong-Kimura as New President

The Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California is pleased to announce a new president to lead the organization.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Hidden Gems off I-5: Tiny town's bathhouse is painstakingly restored

Making a trip from Sacramento to Southern California via Interstate 5 can be a long, soul-sapping slog.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

SFGate

Japantown bar fight sends one to hospital

Police are searching for a group of men who allegedly attacked a 25-year-old man outside a bar in San Francisco's Japantown early Friday morning.

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

Reuters

Book Talk: Debut novelist scores with Japan-set crime thriller

Barry Lancet had long wanted to write a novel. But with a full-time job, a commute and young children, time was nearly impossible to find - until he learned, among other things, to write on a clipboard standing up on his daily train ride.

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