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 18, 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 18, 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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Luxury Cars Stolen From Bay Area Dealerships

Luxury Cars Stolen From Bay Area Dealerships

Police are investigating the theft of at least nine cars from a Belmont car dealership that occurred over the weekend.

Potentially Poisonous Meatballs Found Near Dog Park

Potentially Poisonous Meatballs Found Near Dog Park

Eight meatballs that were found Saturday near a dog park in west Santa Rosa have been sent to a lab at University of California at Davis to determine if they contain poison, Sonoma County Animal...

Long After Attack, PG&E Security Still Lacking

Long After Attack, PG&E Security Still Lacking

NBC Bay Area drove 1,600 miles and made 14 unannounced visits to nine of PG&E’s largest and most critical substations to put the corporation’s promise of enhanced security to the

California Lawmakers Write Letter to Tesla

California Lawmakers Write Letter to Tesla

In another push to get Tesla to change its mind, California lawmakers sent a letter last week to CEO Elon Musk, urging him to bring a “gigafactory” to California, legislators revealed Tuesday.

Despite "Great Progress,"  Fire Spreads to Tahoe Forest

Despite "Great Progress," Fire Spreads to Tahoe Forest

Crews have made "great progress" overnight battling the King Fire east of Sacramento, a Cal Fire spokesman said on Tuesday, although the wildland blaze has now crossed into another county and the Tahoe National...

Jeff Kent Donates $500K to Female Athletes

Jeff Kent Donates $500K to Female Athletes

Former University of California at Berkeley student and San Francisco Giants baseball player Jeff Kent has made a donation of more than $500,000 to his alma mater for a scholarship for female...