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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"Allah Saved Him": Santa Clara Teen Stowaway's Father

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SJSU Student Starts Fire While Lighting Candle on Cell Phone

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