Nichi Bei News

The latest on what's been happening with the Nichi Bei Foundation and the Nichi Bei staff.

The Nichi Bei celebrates Japanese Heritage Day with the Oakland A’s

Join the Nichi Bei Foundation in a baseball fundraiser at 1:05 p.m. on Sun., April 3. The Oakland A’s will take on the Seattle Mariners. And, in celebration of Japanese Heritage Day, there will be a pregame ceremony featuring a performance by Emeryville Taiko and an appearance by Arisa Hiroi, the Northern California Cherry Blossom […]

SF Japantown Foundation celebrates the New Year at NEW PEOPLE

On Jan. 13, the San Francisco Japantown Foundation hosted a fundraiser at the NEW PEOPLE building in Japantown.

40th annual Oshogatsu matsuri

The JCCCNC’s 40th annual Oshogatsu matsuri was held on Jan. 8 in SF’s Japantown. The community celebration welcomed in the new year with arts and crafts, mochitsuki, taiko drumming, food and a children’s art contest. J-town Arts silk-screened T-shirts for free. How awesome is that? Nichi Bei staff were on hand snacking, snapping pictures and […]

Spaghetti and Crab Feed

Volunteers from the JACL and the Nichi Bei Weekly at the SF JACL’s annual Spaghetti and Crab Feed fundraiser, Sat. Dec. 4, at the Christ United Presbyterian Church in SF. Ken Sogabe, Rod Suzuki, Haruka Roudebush, Doug Nakatani Nancy Satoda, Elizabeth Hayashi, Brigid Sogabe, Marie Rinne, Hiroshi Shimizu, Julie Nakatani, Yo Hironaka, Greg Marutani, Nikki […]

Nichi Bei Foundation Day

Celebrating Nichi Bei Foundation Day with the Oakland A’s on Sept. 6. At the game, which took place in Oakland, Japanese American catcher Kurt Suzuki of the Oakland A’s took on Japanese baseball legend Ichiro Suzuki of the Seattle Mariners.