Transpacific Borderlands: The Art of Japanese Diaspora in Lima, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo

The Japanese American National Museum’s newest exhibition, Transpacific Borderlands: The Art of Japanese Diaspora in Lima, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo, is making its debut this Sunday (September 17th, 2017). The exhibit features experiences of artists of Japanese ancestry born, raised, or living in either Latin America or predominantly Latin American neighborhoods of […]

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Labor Day Weekend 2017

Labor Day marks the last chance for many people, families, students to relax or maybe even go on a trip before the summer ends.  It falls on the first Monday of September every year and was originally organized to celebrate labor unions and their contribution to our economy. Here are some last minute, fun ideas […]

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2017 Nisei Week Japanese Festival

Be sure to check out the Nisei Week Foundation’s Japanese Festival from August 19th-27th, 2017. The streets of Little Tokyo will be filled with food, culture, arts, and entertainment. The grand parade will take place Sunday, August 20th at 4 PM. For a complete listing of events and location details visit http://www.niseiweek.org/events-festival.   Photo from […]

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Go For Broke Presents “Nikkei Samurai: Japanese Swords and the Nisei Veteran”

From August 15th– September 17th, 2017 the Go For Broke National Education Center has a special exhibition on display. The exhibit features rare and historically significant pieces of arms and armor from Japan’s feudal era. It is a major part of this year’s Nisei Week Festival and will be held within the “Defining Courage” exhibition […]

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The J. Morey Journal: Meet Naomi Suzuki

We’ve taken a break, but we’re back with another J. Morey Journal! This month, we’re featuring Naomi Suzuki, who recently celebrated 25 years with our company. We’re truly grateful to her for all of her hard work over the years. Name: Naomi Suzuki | Commercial Lines Account Representative Naomi plays a large role in helping to service our […]

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When Ants Attack

Ants indulge in large amounts of food during the fall and live off of the fat they store from this time while they hibernate during the winter months. This is unfortunate for us because when spring rolls around the ants wake up hungry. Ants are often found in kitchens, bathrooms, pantries, etc. because they have […]

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Upcoming Community Events

Summer time is the perfect time for community events. Here are some coming up in this month: July 15th: “Picking for Patients” Fundraiser My Wish List Foundation is hosting this event at Tanaka Farms. Attendees will truly experience what farm-to-table means while learning about the health and cancer fighting benefits of the picked foods. For […]

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Surviving Hot Summer Nights (without AC)

  Temperatures are climbing and unfortunately that means hot and humid nights. Instead of turning on your air conditioner and running up your bill, consider using some of these methods:   Stick your sheets in the freezer a few minutes before bed. While this won’t keep you cool all night long it will provide some […]

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