Air Force Maj. General DeAnna Burt assumed leadership of the Combined Force Space Component Command Monday at Vandenberg Air Force Base in the unit's first traditional change-of-command ceremony since its creation in August 2019. “There’s no place I’d rather be than doing operations."
Maj. Gen. John Shaw, Combined Force Space Component (CFSCC) commander (middle), stands with the Honorable Akira Muto (right), the consul gener…
Local tai chi instructor Yuka Freeman has been recognized as the third nominee for the 11th annual Lompoc Valley of the Flowers Peace Prize, f…
Soldiers used boats to rescue residents as floodwaters flowed down streets in southern Japanese towns hit by heavy rains that were expanding a…
In an era when the selected nation got the option of hosting both the Summer and Winter Games in the same year, Japan was a surprising choice as the first non-Western country to be awarded the Olympics. Tokyo was to be the summer host, with Sapporo getting the winter version.
San Luis Obispo County public health officials were notified Sunday that federal authorities no longer are considering Camp Roberts as a potential site to house more than a dozen American passengers aboard a cruise ship sickened with coronavirus.
There are no plans to cancel the Tokyo 2020 Games despite the coronavirus outbreak in Asia, Olympic organizers have confirmed.
Santa Barbara County wine and strawberry industries as well as specialty crops will benefit from recently reached trade agreements with Canada, Mexico, Japan and China, the deputy secretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture told a crowd of more than 200 people Thursday at the EconAlliance Ag Forum.
People flocked to temples and shrines in Japan, offering incense with their prayers to celebrate the passing of a year and the the first New Year's of the Reiwa era.
TRUMP, on his daughter Ivanka: “She has been so extraordinary, in terms of her advocacy for America’s working families. Fourteen million people she’s gotten jobs for, where she would go into Walmart, she would go into our great companies and say, ‘They really want help. They really want you to teach them.’ ... She’s done over 14 million.” — remarks Thursday at White House meeting on child care and paid leave.
Located in Japan's Nagano prefecture, Jigokudani Monkey Park is the premier place for tourists to watch monkeys relax with a soothing dip in a…
It's been 75 years since the USS Grayback went missing. A group that searches for sunken WWII submarines has solved the mystery of where it went down.
Stopover: Tokyo or Osaka
Microsoft's program called the "Work Life Choice Challenge" shut down offices every Friday in August and gave employees an extra day off each week.
Steve Baird, who served in the Marine Corps, and his wife have dedicated their lives to serving the veteran community.
A fire that broke out early Thursday at the historic Shuri Castle on Japan's southern island of Okinawa has nearly destroyed the UNESCO World Heritage site.
Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan Sunday to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday as the death to…
The U.S. finally got to enjoy an easy night at the World Cup. There might not be many more of those.
Two black belts in karate who train at the American Kenpo Karate Center in Lompoc walked away with huge honors from the United States Association of Martial Artists (USAMA) World Championships held down in Riverside earlier this month.
A Japanese fire official says dozens of people are confirmed or presumed dead in a suspected arson at a popular animation production studio in Kyoto.
A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation production studio in Japan and set it on fire Thursday, leaving 33 people dead.
Widely recognized as the first Japanese American novel, John Okada's "No-No Boy," about a Japanese American man struggling to find his place in the U.S. and in his community in the years after WWII, is a historic work of literature. But the book wasn't always celebrated. A new edition of "No-No Boy," published by Penguin Classics in May in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage ...
Scouting Report: Third-ranked England - led by Nikita Parris, Lucy Bronze, and Fran Kirby - is looking for a happier finish after losing in the 2015 semis on a dramatic own-goal against Japan. The English defense is fierce, having allowed one goal or fewer in 11 of the past 12 matches. Never count out Japan, which won the 2011 World Cup and was runner-up in 2015. Argentina is back for first time since 2007.