Japantown

(Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner)

Japantown community to hold peaceful gathering against hate

A peace rally is being held Tuesday evening in Japantown, to "address…

 

Tourist stabbed in the head in Japantown

A tourist suffered life-threatening injuries Thursday night when he was stabbed in…

 

Intoxicated fight in Japantown apartment ends in stabbing

A 25-year-old woman was stabbed when she challenged another woman to a…

 

Yong Soo Lee, 87, is consoled during a Board of Supervisors meeting last week regarding a "comfort women" memorial. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Supes support ‘comfort women’ memorial in San Francisco

San Francisco should become the first major U.S. city to install a…

Yong Soo Lee, 87, is consoled during a Board of Supervisors meeting last week regarding a "comfort women" memorial. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Yong Soo Lee, 87, of Korea, is consoled during a Board of Supervisors meeting about the “comfort women” memorial. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Plans for SF ‘comfort women’ memorial move closer to reality

After a more than three hour committee hearing Thursday, a resolution advanced…

Yong Soo Lee, 87, of Korea, is consoled during a Board of Supervisors meeting about the “comfort women” memorial. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Yong Soo Lee, left, a “comfort woman” survivor, receives a commendation from Supervisor Eric Mar at the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday.(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Korean ‘comfort woman’ survivor appeals to San Francisco for a memorial

Yong Soo Lee, an 87-year-old “comfort woman” survivor, flew into San Francisco…

Yong Soo Lee, left, a “comfort woman” survivor, receives a commendation from Supervisor Eric Mar at the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday.(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
A bronze statue of a young Korean girl in Central Park in Glendale, Calif. to honor so-called "comfort women" from World War II on Monday, March 31, 2014.  (Nick Ut/AP)

Supervisors’ support of a ‘comfort women’ memorial in San Francisco sparks debate

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors often stirs up local controversy, but in…

A bronze statue of a young Korean girl in Central Park in Glendale, Calif. to honor so-called "comfort women" from World War II on Monday, March 31, 2014.  (Nick Ut/AP)
AP file photoThe San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is leading a bike ride across the Golden Gate Bridge this weekend.

July 18-20: Japanese pop summit and other events

On the town Porchlight: Storytellers mark the series' 12th anniversary with the…

AP file photoThe San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is leading a bike ride across the Golden Gate Bridge this weekend.
Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerGalette 88's rich and delicious Bleu Velvet crepe beautifully combines blue cheese

Tasty Korean fare in slightly surrealistic setting

Japantown's newest Korean restaurant strives for an elegant dining experience, but in…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerGalette 88's rich and delicious Bleu Velvet crepe beautifully combines blue cheese
S.F. Examiner File PhotoA non-profit parking garage in Japantown has been given a lease renewal.

San Francisco nonprofit garage given lease renewal

Despite concerns over the unusual agreement with a nonprofit overseeing management of…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoA non-profit parking garage in Japantown has been given a lease renewal.

SLIDESHOW: Flower ceremony at San Francisco's Japantown for tsunami victims

On Sunday, people gathered for a Japanese flower offering ceremony in San…