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Erika on the Shore

I picked up the English translation of Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami when I dealt with a nasty episode of “What the Hell is Erika Doing With Her Life?” a.k.a. 1,306 more words


Lost & Found

Watch our latest short, “Lost & Found”, which tells the story of 2 boys separated by the incarceration and reunited 70 years later.

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Why I (almost) Cried at Work

My internship at this museum (which has been a dream job since 4th grade) has afforded me all sorts of amazing opportunities, and today was no exception. 1,431 more words

Update #14 - March 9, 2016

Here are the newest updates to the LSR site! 

1952 LSR Songbook, courtesy of Joy Asami. Get your polka dancin’ shoes on…

1967, 1968, 1969 CCYPCC group photos… 290 more words


New York Times article on local judo legend Yoshihiro Uchida

Uchida Sensei has been a fixture in the bay area judo scene since forever. This is a nice article about him. Thanks to his efforts, San Jose State University is to judo as Iowa is to wrestling. 7 more words

Famous Judoka

Fear Was Stronger Than Justice

On December 7, 1941, at 7:55 a.m. Hawaiian time, a Japanese dive bomber bearing the red symbol of the Rising Sun of Japan on its wings appeared out of the clouds above the island of Oahu. 1,505 more words

Amazing Military Stories

Nisei, Sansei

In the last thirteen months, I’ve lost my mother and two uncles. Yesterday, I learned from my cousin that my Uncle Cold Outside (here’s how he got that name… 40 more words