Japan

Host families wanted to welcome students from afar

It’s a chance to see your hometown through someone else’s eyes and learn about faraway places. Volunteer host families are urgently needed to provide homes to exchange student ...

Martial arts center moves to the next level

The move into a larger facility this month represents another step in a journey that started in childhood for Ron and Dave Joslin. The Joslins unveiled their new Martial Arts Cente ...

Golden State losing its luster

This letter is for those who have an “eat the rich” mentality. Resenting those wealthier than you is the hallmark of a true second-rater. Unfortunately, California is full of ...

Health care for all in great USA

Hooray! A health care plan is on the way, not a perfect one, but a step in the right direction. I was thinking about the past, the “greatest generation” – their WWII fight ...

Auburn’s Sanefuji a master of sushi art

In 1960 San Francisco restaurants serving sushi could be counted on one hand. Still a delicacy known to few outside of Japan, sushi was originally served as a quick food to eat whi ...

For heaven’s sake, buy American

I am outraged that government money is being spent to encourage people to buy cars from Japan and Korea. When will the American people wake up and realize that you can not spend y ...