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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 18, 1995 | MAKI BECKER
A check for $36,236 from the Los Angeles Unified School District was presented to the Japan America Society of Southern California on Monday, as part of a relief effort for the victims of the Kobe earthquake. Schools throughout the district, including many in the San Fernando Valley affected by the Northridge quake, collected the money to be put into a Kobe relief fund. The fund was the result of a motion introduced in February by school board members Warren Furutani and Julie Korenstein.
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NEWS
November 15, 1992
Bank of America and its chief executive officer, Richard Rosenberg, will receive the Japan America Society's International Citizen Award at the society's 83rd anniversary dinner Monday. The society's most significant award, the Kokusai Shimin Sho, honors an individual or organization committed to strengthening the bonds between Japan and the United States and who has enhanced understanding between the two nations. The dinner and program begin at 7 p.m. at the Biltmore Hotel, 506 S. Grand Ave.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 18, 1995 | MAKI BECKER
A check for $36,236 from the Los Angeles Unified School District was presented to the Japan America Society of Southern California on Monday, as part of a relief effort for the victims of the Kobe earthquake. Schools throughout the district, including many in the San Fernando Valley affected by the Northridge quake, collected the money to be put into a Kobe relief fund. The fund was the result of a motion introduced in February by school board members Warren Furutani and Julie Korenstein.
BUSINESS
February 10, 1992 | Cristina Lee, Times Staff Writer
U.S.-Japanese relations are once again being tested. Remarks by Japanese leaders alleging inferior U.S. workers and products--views widely held in Japan but rarely spoken publicly--have inflamed many Americans. Steven C. Clemons said the controversy may pass but will resurface unless fundamental changes occur in the bilateral relationship. Clemons, who runs a 6,000-member trade group from Los Angeles and Costa Mesa, discussed future U.S.
NEWS
November 15, 1992
Bank of America and its chief executive officer, Richard Rosenberg, will receive the Japan America Society's International Citizen Award at the society's 83rd anniversary dinner Monday. The society's most significant award, the Kokusai Shimin Sho, honors an individual or organization committed to strengthening the bonds between Japan and the United States and who has enhanced understanding between the two nations. The dinner and program begin at 7 p.m. at the Biltmore Hotel, 506 S. Grand Ave.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 25, 1995
Los Angeles Unified School District students, teachers and employees have raised $36,200 to help earthquake victims in Kobe, Japan, district officials said Monday. Los Angeles school board members Warren Furutani and Julie Korenstein last week presented a check for the Kobe Relief Fund to representatives of the Japan America Society of Southern California and the Japanese Consulate.
NEWS
January 22, 1995
The Japan America Society of Southern California has established the Kobe Relief Fund to aid victims of the 6.9-magnitude earthquake that has paralyzed the western Japan city and taken more than 3,100 lives. "Because of our experiences last year, we in California are especially sensitive to the pain of our sister state. The magnitude of damage and losses in Kobe and Osaka make us realize that as bad as our earthquake was, we were spared the full force of nature," said Michael C.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 14, 1992
A USC economist Monday said that a "buy American" measure on the June 2 ballot could help the local economy offset the imminent loss of defense jobs resulting from the collapse of the Soviet Union. The measure, sponsored by City Councilman Zev Yaroslavsky, would give California and Los Angeles County firms preference in bidding on up to $8 billion in city contracts and set a minimum domestic content level for city purchases.
BUSINESS
February 10, 1992 | Cristina Lee, Times Staff Writer
U.S.-Japanese relations are once again being tested. Remarks by Japanese leaders alleging inferior U.S. workers and products--views widely held in Japan but rarely spoken publicly--have inflamed many Americans. Steven C. Clemons said the controversy may pass but will resurface unless fundamental changes occur in the bilateral relationship. Clemons, who runs a 6,000-member trade group from Los Angeles and Costa Mesa, discussed future U.S.
BUSINESS
January 22, 1996 | Times Staff Reports
Now It's Cybertrade: Keeping up with the latest global economic trends or locating business partners thousands of miles away can be daunting. But small- and medium-size companies now have another route--the Internet-through which to hook up with international customers and suppliers and cultivate relationships overseas. The Japan America Society of Southern California, the Greater Los Angeles World Trade Center Assn. and MCI Telecommunications Corp.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 19, 1994 | ALICIA DOYLE
The Soka University of America Japanese Language Center will open its 1994-95 Pan Pacific Business Seminars program with a program on doing business in Japan. The seminar will provide an overview on how to create a business overseas, emphasizing current United States-Japan trade policies, politics and protocol.
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