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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Santa Clara County in Standoff With Construction Company

Santa Clara County in Standoff With Construction Company

Three days after NBC Bay Area broke the story about Santa Clara County being on the verge of firing one of the world’s biggest construction companies from a major hospital project, the county's executive...

PG&E Fined for Safety Failures

PG&E Fined for Safety Failures

The CPUC fined PG&E $50,000 on Monday for failure to safely maintain Metcalf Substation in San Jose.

Court Weighs Constitutionality of California's Death Penalty

Court Weighs Constitutionality of California's Death Penalty

A federal appellate court is considering whether California's death penalty is unconstitutional because of excessive delays.

Silicon Valley Leaders to Debate Rent Control Proposal

Silicon Valley Leaders to Debate Rent Control Proposal

Silicon Valley leaders are debating a plan to curb soaring rent prices as resident complain they are being priced out of their homes.

Clerk's Petition to Withhold Gay Marriage Licenses Denied

Clerk's Petition to Withhold Gay Marriage Licenses Denied

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled against a Kentucky county clerk who says her Christian faith should exempt her from having to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The Supreme Court on Monday denied...

Chris Brown Sued Over San Jose Concert Shooting

Chris Brown Sued Over San Jose Concert Shooting

One of the five people shot in January at a San Jose nightclub during a party hosted by Grammy-winner Chris Brown is filing suit against the singer and the venue.