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Uchimura wins all-around, Leyva lands bronze

LONDON — Four years after letting the title slip through his fingers,…

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San Mateo baseball team visits sister city in Japan for Little League series

The team of 18 boys from San Mateo’s Little League Majors are…

Japan imperiled nuclear evacuees by hiding radiation data

WHAT: Two months after the residents of Namie, Japan, evacuated away from…

Japanese reconstruction minister resigns one week into job

Japan’s first disaster-reconstruction minister resigned in tears one week after his appointment.…

Cover-up: Japanese nuclear reactor broke down before tsunami

WHAT: Workers at Japan’s 40-year-old Fukushima nuclear power plant are now coming…

No Doubt reunites for Japan benefit

What will it be like when Gwen Stefani and her platinum ska-punk-pop…

FanimeCon to kick off at San Jose McEnery Convention Center today

Fans of anime will be in San Jose this weekend celebrating Japanese…

San Mateo seventh-grader's group sells baked goods for Japan

Katie Huddleston, a seventh-grader at Abbott Middle School in San Mateo, is…

Information on crippled nuclear plant trickled out

Japanese officials struggled to explain why it took them a month to…

San Bruno makes cranes, raises funds for quake victims in Japanese sister city

City officials, Parkside Intermedia School students and the San Bruno Lions Club…

No Doubt’s Gwen Stefani donates $1 million to Japan earthquake child victims

Ever since she first visited Japan on tour with her band, No…

Another San Francisco elementary school answering call for tsunami relief

A San Francisco elementary school is doing its part to raise money…

Yoshi’s San Francisco to hold benefit for Japan earthquake relief

Jazz fans might forget sometimes, because its Oakland and San Francisco locations…

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Obama fills out his brackets, asks Americans to send aid to Japan

As Obama filled out his NCAA brackets today, he asked Americans filling…

SF State University students studying in Japan asked to return home

Twelve San Francisco State University students studying in Japan have been asked…

San Francisco’s Japanese community reeling from quake

The 8.9-magnitude earthquake that hit Northern Japan on Friday, triggering deadly tsunamis,…

Earthquake's crushing power unleashed

This video, made available by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, shows…

Video: Tsunami footage from Japan

A powerful 8.9 magnitude earthquake shook northeast Japan, which set off a…

Obama's antique vision of technological progress

Barack Obama, like all American politicians, likes to portray himself as future-oriented…