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Seiya Suzuki hits a three-run double against the Giants in Chicago on Wednesday.
Sep 7, 2023
Seiya Suzuki drives in three runs as Cubs earn fourth straight win
Suzuki drove in three runs for the third straight game for the Cubs.
Chicago Cubs right fielder Seiya Suzuki hits a one run double against the San Francisco Giants during the seventh inning at Wrigley Field, Chicago, on Monday.
BASEBALL / MLB / Baseball
Sep 6, 2023
Seiya Suzuki looks to stay hot as Cubs take on Giants
Cubs right fielder Seiya Suzuki is off to a sizzling start in September.
A Cruise autonomous taxi in San Francisco on Aug. 10. Cruise is one of only two firms in California allowed to run paid robotaxi services around the clock.
Aug 25, 2023
Robotaxis are making enemies as they go around San Francisco
Mishaps are adding to traffic and safety concerns over driverless vehicles, which zip around the city’s streets surrounded by sensors and cameras.
Yoshitomo Tsutsugo has played for the Rays, Dodgers and Pirates during his MLB career.
Aug 21, 2023
Yoshitomo Tsutsugo reaches minor league deal with San Francisco
Tsutsugo has a .197 average in 182 games across three MLB seasons.
Angels starter Shohei Ohtani pitches against the Giants at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, on Wednesday.
Aug 10, 2023
Angels' Shohei Ohtani makes more history with 10th victory of season
Ohtani became the first player in MLB history with multiple seasons with at least 10 wins as a pitcher and 10 home runs.
People lie passed out on a sidewalk in the Tenderloin district of San Francisco in February 2020.
Aug 8, 2023
Is America’s soft power eroding?
San Francisco has changed from a hub of hippie culture and freedom in the 1960s and '70s, suggesting America's soft power is abating.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 13, 2023
Sapporo Holdings to shutter century-old San Francisco brewer Anchor Brewing
Sapporo bought the maker of Anchor Steam beer to gain a foothold in the U.S. craft-beer market and make up for declining domestic consumption but has failed to turn its fortunes around.
Japan Times
Jun 6, 2023
Holger Rune double-bounces into French Open quarterfinals
The Dane will now need to improve on last year's performance against Casper Ruud, when he lost a bad-tempered quarterfinal.
Japan Times
Jan 30, 2023
Chiefs and Eagles set up showdown in Super Bowl
The Chiefs and Eagles will square off in the Super Bowl in Glendale, Arizona, on Feb. 12.
Japan Times
Jan 27, 2023
Eagles plot to end storybook run of 49ers' Brock Purdy
Purdy's rise from the 262nd and last pick in the NFL draft to unbeaten in seven career starts is becoming the stuff of legend.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS / Football
Jan 23, 2023
Bengals beat Bills, 49ers end Cowboys' hopes in NFL playoffs
The Bengals win sets up an AFC Championship clash with the Kansas City Chiefs, while the 49ers will face the Philadelphia Eagles for a place in the Super Bowl.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS / Football
Jan 19, 2023
Dak Prescott and Cowboys confront 49ers in playoff rivalry renewal
Much of the drama on the Dallas side this week surrounded kicker Brett Maher, who missed a record four extra points at Tampa on Monday.
Japan Times
Jan 15, 2023
Brock Purdy and Trevor Lawrence defy inexperience with composure
The 49ers and Jaguars advanced to the second round of the NFL postseason thanks to inspired second-half performances from their young quarterbacks.
Japan Times
Jan 11, 2023
Carlos Correa comes to terms with Twins, leaving the Mets behind
The Twins deal is also pending a physical. So until it is completed, everyone will have to stay tuned.
Japan Times
Dec 15, 2022
49ers head into clash against Seahawks with chance to win division title
Brock Purdy emerged victorious from his first career NFL start, but not unscathed.
Japan Times
Dec 7, 2022
Giants go big with $360 million offer for Aaron Judge
Judge turned down a seven-year, $213.5 million extension offer from the Yankees in March and went on to hit an American League-record 62 home runs.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Nov 13, 2022
The Americans going where no miso has gone before
Eleana Hsu and Kevin Gondo don't just break the rules with their homemade miso and shoyu — they create their own.
Japan Times
Oct 21, 2022
49ers land Christian McCaffrey in trade with Panthers
McCaffrey has established himself as one of the top offensive weapons in the NFL upon entering the league as the eighth overall pick in 2017.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Oct 16, 2022
New on the menu: Gourmet meals for your four-legged friends
Have a pet that's a picky eater? Perhaps this San Francisco chef has the answer.
Japan Times
Jul 10, 2022
Yu Darvish's strong outing not enough as Padres lose to Giants
The Japanese right-hander, who has not won a game since June 20, made a quality start but was outdueled by Carlos Rodon in the clash between Californian clubs at Petco Park.


The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan