Aug 19, 2011

Strong Japan Earthquake

Strong Japan Earthquake

A Strong 6.5 Earthquake Hit Off Japan's Northern Coastline @ 10:36 PM Pacific Time. This is less than 100 miles offshore from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. The same region destroyed from the March...

Mar 21, 2011

Santa Cruz Preparing for Next Tsunami

Santa Cruz Preparing for Next Tsunami

This is National Tsunami Awareness & Preparedness Week.

Mar 18, 2011

Radiation Levels Hold Steady on West Coast

Radiation Levels Hold Steady on West Coast

So far there is no detectable increase in radiation anywhere in California.

So far there is no detectable increase in radiation anywhere in California.

Mar 18, 2011

Japan Quake Through the Eyes of Local Diplomat

Japan Quake Through the Eyes of Local Diplomat

When Susan Muranishi traveled to Japan to help strengthen ties, she didn't anticipate getting a crash course in the importance of earthquake preparedness.

Mar 18, 2011

Calif. Radiation Levels Not Elevating

Calif. Radiation Levels Not Elevating

Emissions from Japan's reactors not a coastal concern (live data links).

Mar 18, 2011

Bejewels Benefits Japan Victims

Bejewels Benefits Japan Victims

Maker of Bejeweled, other games drops price, sends revenue to Japan.

Mar 17, 2011

Japan People Finder

Japan People Finder

People who are looking for relatives in earthquake ravaged Japan have help due to a Silicon Valley startup.

Mar 17, 2011

Bay Area Radiation Concerns

Bay Area Radiation Concerns

Concern about radiation from Japan making it to the Bay Area. UC Berkeley researchers talk about it.

Mar 17, 2011

Radiation Worries Consume Golden State

Radiation Worries Consume Golden State

The crisis in Japan is hitting close to home once again.

Mar 17, 2011

Should Pets Get Iodide Pills?

Should Pets Get Iodide Pills?

The message from emergency officials Thursday was clear: the risk of radiation floating 5,000 miles from Japan to the West Coast was minimal. Even if something made it to out shore, the experts agree that it...

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Early Morning Send-Off  For Bay Bridge Lights

Early Morning Send-Off For Bay Bridge Lights

The 1.8-mile-wide LED light sculpture that has made the Bay Bridge twinkle for the past two years will temporarily go dark for 11 months starting Friday.

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Suspect Fires on CHP Patrol Car: Police

Suspect Fires on CHP Patrol Car: Police

Someone fired at least one bullet into a California Patrol Highway patrol car in San Jose late Thursday night and drove away.

"Battered, But OK": Harrison Ford Crash-Lands Plane

"Battered, But OK": Harrison Ford Crash-Lands Plane

Harrison Ford's family says the actor is "battered, but OK" after crash landing a single-engine vintage plane onto a Venice golf course shortly after takeoff Thursday. Ford was expected to undergo surgery...

Vallejo Firefighters Extinguish Blaze at Former School Building

Vallejo Firefighters Extinguish Blaze at Former School Building

Vallejo firefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire reported late Thursday at a former school district building that was involved in a three-alarm fire earlier this week.

Giants, Google and Facebook Show Support for Same-Sex Marriage

Giants, Google and Facebook Show Support for Same-Sex Marriage

Bay Area businesses ranging from the San Francisco Giants to Silicon Valley firms such as Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. are among 379 companies that asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to declare a...