Apr 5, 2024 - News

The Wiggle: Navigating the news

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A recent SF Chronicle analysis shows how 1942's Executive Order 9066 destroyed the city's Japanese community and Japantown. There were about 1,340 Japanese people in SF's Japantown in 1940, compared to just 730 in 1950. (SF Chronicle)

🛠 Renovation of the Castro Theatre is underway and is on track to be completed by summer 2025. (SF Standard)

⚾️ The Giants haven't had the start they were looking for, having just been swept by the LA Dodgers. The Giants are currently 2-5 and play this afternoon in their home opener against the San Diego Padres. (NBC Sports Bay Area)

🏟 In other Bay Area baseball news, the Oakland Athletics yesterday announced plans to play in Sacramento starting next season. The ballclub hopes to move to Las Vegas in time for the 2028 season. (The Athletic)

🪧 Meta's cafeteria workers picketed at the tech giant's offices in San Francisco yesterday as they seek raises, family health care and more. (Eater SF)

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