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This Weekend: Japanese American Events & Activities Around California

There are many Japanese American festivals and events going on around California this weekend! If you’re looking for something fun to do, check out one of these events near you: Northern California Nikkei Matsuri Sunday, April 27 9:30am-4:00pm 5th & Jackson Street, San Jose Japantown Kodomo no Hi (Children’s Day) Activities Sunday, April 27 10:00am-3:30pm […]

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Earthquake Preparedness Series Part 1: Earthquake Insurance (and do I need it?)

While we experience earthquakes quite often in California, many people do not have, or do not know what earthquake insurance is. Today we will cover what earthquake insurance is and whether or not you should look into purchasing it for your insurance package. What is Earthquake Insurance? Earthquake insurance is a policy that covers damages caused […]

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Recap of Recent Earthquakes: March 2014

Three earthquakes within the past month: A magnitude 2.6 earthquake near Fresno yesterday, a magnitude 4.4 in Westwood last Monday, and a magnitude 6.9 off the coast of Northern California on March 10. Here’s a brief re-cap of some of the recent earthquakes that have hit California in the month of March: Yesterday, a small […]

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Easy-as-Pie Ways to Celebrate Pi Day

Today is Pi Day! Pi is the Greek letter and infinitely numbered mathematical constant used to calculate the circumference of a circle that starts with the numbers 3.14… Today also Albert Einstein’s birthday. In honor of March 14 (3/14), we’ve compiled some ways to celebrate pi with pie: Watch a “Pi”-related movie. Some of our […]

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Fun Things to do This Weekend: March 14-16, 2014

Forecasters predict sunny weather throughout the state this weekend! Enjoy the wonderful weather outside with these 8 fun weekend events: Northern California: After-Hours Pi-Day Celebration at the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose Friday, March 14; 6:30-8:00pm The Whole Body Fitness Expo at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds Saturday, March 15; 10:00am-4:00pm Hit & Run 5K race […]

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