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Kizuna Otsuchi Student Exchange Benefit

A Benefit for the Fort Bragg Otsuchi Student Exchange on Saturday, March 9th at the Caspar Community Center. Join us for crafts for kids (of all ages!) from 3-5pm and then sushi, sake tasting, musical performance and silent auction from … Continue reading

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Richard Thompson concert to benefit the Otsuchi exchange

British guitarist and songwriter Richard Thompson, hailed today as “one of the most distinctive and iconoclastic virtuosos of rock history,” will give a rare solo acoustic performance Friday, September 28 at 8pm at Cotton Auditorium in Fort Bragg. Thompson’s career … Continue reading

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Otsuchi Fundraising event: Year of the Dragon

A Benefit for Fort Bragg’s sister city Otsuchi, Japan on Saturday, October 6th at 6:30 at St. Michael’s Hall in Fort Bragg. Join us for a night of laughter, mystery and magic as Cathryn Fairlee tells traditional stories from Japan, … Continue reading

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Otsuchi Old Stock Ale has arrived in Otsuchi!

The North Coast Brewing Company released a special label of their Old Stock Ale and donated the proceeds to the Recovery Fund. It raised $33,200 for Otsuchi! Arigatou gozaimasu! Your incredible generosity is deeply appreciated. President and Brewmaster Mark Ruedrich … Continue reading

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Fukkatsu Otsuchi Fundraising Event

Please join us for the first fundraiser for the student exchange since 3/11/11. Fukkatsu Otsuchi will be held on Saturday, March 31st at the Caspar Community Center in Caspar, CA. Dinner from 6-7:30pm, includes chicken teriyaki, sushi, veggies and one … Continue reading

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North Coast Brewing Company announces their Otsuchi Recovery Fund commemorative release

February 2012 | North Coast Brewing Co. Press Release 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Fort Bragg, California and Otsuchi, Japan. When the recent tsunami struck northern Japan, Otsuchi was one of the hardest hit … Continue reading

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Sister cities after the tsunami: 60 Minutes Reports

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Trip to Otsuchi: Day 5, part 2

Once the crew finished interviewing Satoko’s dad, they let me know that they would split up and one crew would film in town while the other would go to the festival and I could choose which one to go to. … Continue reading

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Trip to Otsuchi: Day 5

Today is my last day in Otsuchi. I can’t believe it. I really don’t want to go. There’s a festival going on today and I know that Nana and Satoko’s moms, Satoko and Ami will be there so I hope … Continue reading

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Trip to Otsuchi: Day 4, part 3

Now it was time to meet Sera Sasaki at Kiri-Kiri Elementary School. She came with her mom and her sister. They were all so nice and it was wonderful to finally meet Sera. She has done so much for us. … Continue reading

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