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Japan

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Top Japan Articles

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  • First SoCal UNIQLO store to open at South Coast Plaza

    Japanese apparel brand UNIQLO will open its first Southern California store at swanky South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa on Sept. 3, followed in quick succession by four other local stores. The chain said it will hire several hundred employees to run the...
  • Biz News: Uniqlo to open Sept. 3 at South Coast Plaza

    Japanese apparel brand Uniqlo will open its first Southern California stores this fall, including one at South Coast Plaza on Sept. 3. The chain will hire several hundred employees to run the new locations, which include Los Cerritos Center, the...
  • City Lights: 'Unforgiven' remake prompts revisit of the Eastwood version

    City Lights: 'Unforgiven' remake prompts revisit of the Eastwood version
    One of the things I pride myself on is having outgrown best-of lists. When I was a teenager and people asked me to name my favorite movie, though, my quick answer was usually "Unforgiven," the Clint Eastwood Oscar-winner about an aging, widowed gunfighter...
  • Art with a short shelf life

    Art with a short shelf life
    "If you want me again," Walt Whitman once wrote in a famous poem about the regeneration of life, "look for me under your boot-soles." If you want to find Thomas Selzer's art at Orange Coast College, you can look in the same place. Selzer, the college'...
  • Student exchange applications available

    The Newport Balboa Rotary Club and the Newport Beach Sister Cities Assn. are accepting applications for their 31st annual student exchange with Okazaki, Japan. Seven eighth-grade Newport Beach students will travel to Okazaki for 10 days in June. The...
  • Reel Critics: 'Peabody' fun despite padding

    Reel Critics: 'Peabody' fun despite padding
    My childhood memories of "Rocky & Bullwinkle" cartoons are personal treasures. The sarcastic observations of the smart aleck characters were a giant leap beyond the silly humor of other kid fare on TV in the 1960s. Pop culture, history and the Cold War...
  • Women's Water Polo: Gilchrist, Musselman shine for Team USA

    Newport Harbor High product Kaleigh Gilchrist and Corona del Mar High sophomore Maddie Musselman are among the athletes playing for the U.S. senior national women's water polo team this week at the FINA Intercontinental Tournament at Riverside City...
  • Commentary: Work to stop the dolphin slaughter

    In Japan, the annual slaughter of dolphins, porpoises and small whales continues. Starting Sept. 1, and usually continuing through March, fishermen herd whole families of small cetaceans into a shallow bay and mercilessly stab and drown them to death....
  • Lexus concept car designed in Newport

    Lexus is looking to put some zip back in its lineup of luxury cars. Designers at the Toyota studio in Newport Beach have developed a concept car, the LF-LC 2+2 sport coupe, to be unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next...
  • Community Commentary: Is coastal Orange County tsunami ready?

    As the Fukushima Daichi nuclear tragedy in Japan continues to unfold, some Orange County residents wonder what it might be like if anything like it happened here. Such a nightmare for folks along the Orange Coast would impact us all. A tidal wave of...
  • The Crowd: Artistic vision helps shape community

    A most significant contribution to the Orange County landscape by businessman-philanthropist Henry T. Segerstrom, that is also possibly the least recognized, is his artistic vision, and the elevated standard demanded by that vision. Last week in Laguna...
  • Edo era art evokes passion

    SANTA ANA – In Corona del Mar resident Joe Price's art collection, there are mythological monsters, noble tigers, delicate courtesans and graceful birds. Nearly six decades since Price saw his first wood-block print, the former engineer from...