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Thursday, Mar 17, 2011

California Radiation Fears: Q&A

California Radiation Fears: Q&A

The nuclear crisis in Japan has many people in California worried about possible radiation exposure here on the West Coast.

Thursday, Mar 17, 2011

Radiation Plume Headed to California From Japan

Radiation Plume Headed to California From Japan

Forecast shows a possible radioactive plume hitting California late Friday.

Thursday, May 5, 2011
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By Jason Middleton

Google Centralizes Quake Relief Efforts

Google Centralizes Quake Relief Efforts

Crisis Response Page also optimized for easier use on all devices.

Wednesday, Mar 16, 2011

Local Experts Debate Nuclear Worst Case Scenarios

Local Experts Debate Nuclear Worst Case Scenarios

Lawrence Livermore Lab experts help feds model the nuclear situation in Japan.

Thursday, Mar 17, 2011

SJ Rescue Dog Called to Duty

SJ Rescue Dog Called to Duty

A very energetic dog named Riley finally found true calling.

Wednesday, Mar 16, 2011

Giants Get First ESPN Sunday Night Game

Giants Get First ESPN Sunday Night Game

Being the World Series Champions has its perks.

Wednesday, Mar 16, 2011

RadNet Monitors Bay Area Radiation

RadNet Monitors Bay Area Radiation

A system designed to monitor U.S. military nuclear testing in the 1950s may provide California an early warning to radiation threats from Japan's damaged nuclear plants.

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2011

Radiation Threat Brings Fear to Tokyo

Radiation Threat Brings Fear to Tokyo

The nuclear accident in northern Japan has put fear in the hearts of the people who live in Tokyo

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2011

Bay Area Man Gets Out of Tokyo

Bay Area Man Gets Out of Tokyo

He transferred from San Francisco to Japan six months ago and has decided Tokyo is not the place to be right now.

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2011

Raw Video: U.S. Surgeon General Says Be Prepared

Raw Video: U.S. Surgeon General Says Be Prepared

U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin is in the Bay Area touring a peninsula hospital. When asked if buying iodine pills was an overreaction, she said we should all be prepared.

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