Battle lines drawn in Ginowan mayoral election

Dec 10, 2015

Battle lines drawn in Ginowan mayoral election

The battle over ousting U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma from the Okinawan city of Ginowan is intensifying ahead of a mayoral election there on Jan. 24. The sprawling, contentious base will be the biggest focus of the election, for which official campaigning begins ...

Dec 6, 2015

Legal showdown over Henoko

The court battle that just got underway between Okinawa and the national government over the Futenma replacement base is more likely to exacerbate the conflict than resolve it.

Dodgers start new era with Roberts hire

Nov 24, 2015

Dodgers start new era with Roberts hire

Dave Roberts overcame long odds during his playing days in the major leagues and survived a bout with cancer in recent years. He had no managerial experience when he went after the vacant Los Angeles Dodgers’ job. Fittingly, the personable Roberts beat the odds ...