Celebrate Ooka in Chigasaki

Events / Events Outside Tokyo Apr 17, 2014

Celebrate Ooka in Chigasaki

by Magdalena Osumi

Stories of Ooka Tadasuke (1677-1751) have been passed down through generations. He was also known as Ooka Echizen, the governor of the province of Echizen, which was located in present-day Fukui Prefecture. At that time, he served under the eighth Tokugawa shogun, Yoshimune. A lot of ...

Kanagawa girl, 11, missing since Saturday found safe 25 km away

National Jan 15, 2014

Kanagawa girl, 11, missing since Saturday found safe 25 km away

An 11-year-old elementary school girl from Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, missing since Saturday was found safe early Wednesday, police said. Michi Shinozaki was found in Chigasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture. The fifth-grader vanished while taking her dog for a walk. According to the police, Shinozaki called the Chigasaki Police Station ...