Oct 17, 2018
San Francisco Fillmore Financial District Inner Richmond Japantown Tenderloin

Court dismisses challenge to 38-Geary corridor improvement project

A San Francisco Superior Court judge has dismissed claims that the city didn't adequately evaluate the alternatives to its plans for the Geary Bus Rapid Transit project. Read More

Oct 11, 2018
Aug 20, 2018
San Francisco Japantown Western Addition

8-seat sushi bar Oma San Francisco Station opens in Japantown

This new eight-seat sushi bar in the Japan Center mall features a choice of three omakase menus. Read More

Aug 13, 2018
San Francisco Fillmore Japantown Western Addition

The Fillmore gets its new vertical marquee

After years of planning and legislative action, the iconic venue's new sign is now in place. Read More

Aug 02, 2018
San Francisco Civic Center Fillmore Financial District Japantown Lower Nob Hill Lower Pac Heights Tenderloin Western Addition

Tonight: SFMTA to preview final plans for first phase of 38-Geary makeover

This is neighbors' last chance to weigh in on the first phase of the Geary Rapid Project, which will create new dedicated bus lanes and changes in bus stop locations. Read More

Jul 11, 2018
Jul 05, 2018
San Francisco Fillmore Japantown

Japantown spa closes communal baths for renovations

The pools at Kabuki Springs are getting a much-needed makeover after 50 years of operation. Read More

Jun 11, 2018
San Francisco Japantown

Check out these 4 new Japantown businesses

From a high-tech sushi bar to a karaoke lounge, read on for a list of the newest hotspots to open in San Francisco's Japantown. Read More

May 18, 2018
May 01, 2018
Apr 26, 2018
San Francisco Japantown Lower Pac Heights

Bullet train sushi spot Hikari pulls into Japantown

The restaurant uses uses an imported high-speed train to deliver customers' dishes. Read More

Apr 09, 2018
San Francisco Fillmore Japantown

'Kabuki Springs & Spa' Awarded Legacy Business Status

The spa, which opened in 1968, is one of the largest Japanese bathhouses in the country. Read More

Apr 02, 2018
San Francisco Alamo Square Chinatown Divisadero Financial District Japantown NoPa SoMa

SF Eats: 'Matcha Maiko Café' Debuts, 'Sapphire Asian Cuisine' Closing, More

A café chain with roots in Honolulu is now serving matcha green tea soft-serve, shaved ice and more in Japantown. Read More

Feb 13, 2018
Dec 18, 2017
San Francisco Japantown

Stray Gunfire Wounds Japantown Resident

A man was wounded in the leg after hearing shots outside his home. Read More

Oct 18, 2017
San Francisco Japantown

SFPD-Involved Crash Shuts Down Japantown Streets

A tipster said the head-on collision appeared to follow a police chase. Read More

Sep 28, 2017