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Newly appointed U.S. Commission on Civil Rights members Karen Narasaki (right) and Patricia Timmons-Goodson with Chairman Marty Castro.

Obama Names Karen Narasaki to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama announced on July 24 his …

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From Lifeline to Appreciation

 
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By RYOKO NAKAMURA
RAFU JAPANESE STAFF WRITER

A newborn baby and 90-plus-year-old …

Far East Lounge is located under the “Chop Suey” sign on First Street in Little Tokyo.

Far East Lounge Grand Opening on Aug. 10

Far East Lounge, a gathering place for seniors and others …

Melissa Manchester

Her ‘Cry’ for Peace

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center will present “Remembering …

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6th L.A. Tanabata Festival Set for Aug. 9-10 in Little Tokyo

The sixth annual Los Angeles Tanabata Festival will be held …

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Hikaru’s World of Color

By RYOKO NAKAMURA
RAFU JAPANESE STAFF WRITER
“Hikaru doesn’t speak much, but …

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Browsing the Archives

From right, Sandy Toshiyuki, Joyce Chinn and Tamlyn Tomita go …

Ichiguchi went 2 for 3 with a triple in Sunday’s third-place game.

Speaking One Olympic Language

By MIKEY HIRANO CULROSS
Rafu Sports Editor
and ELISE TAKAHAMA
Rafu Staff Intern
IRVINE.–The …

A selection of kushiage at Ichiban in Osaka’s Shinsekai district. Vegetables, shrimp, chicken and even ice cream (right) are impaled on a skewer, battered, deep-fried and served piping hot. (Photos by MIKEY HIRANO CULROSS/Rafu Shimpo)

Stick to Taste

By MIKEY HIRANO CULROSS
Rafu Travel Editor
OSAKA.–Any jaunt through Osaka would …

Sueko Oshimoto with models wearing her avant garde kimono designs. (Photo credit: Kentaro Jake T.)

‘Kimono Couture’ at Nisei Week Fashion Show

 
Nisei Week hosts “Kimono Couture,” a fashion event featuring kimono …

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