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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BART Investigating Racist Vandalism Directed at Employees

BART Investigating Racist Vandalism Directed at Employees

Reports that BART employees have been subjected to racist and threatening messages scrawled on lockers are under investigation, BART said Thursday, but an attorney representing the workers said the agency...

Elderly Driver Jumps Curb, Injures 5 at Palo Alto Cafe

Elderly Driver Jumps Curb, Injures 5 at Palo Alto Cafe

Six people were injured, one critically, when a car driven by a 90-year-old man slammed into the outside street seating at the University Cafe in Palo Alto during lunchtime Thursday.

Secrecy Enveloped Bay Bridge Construction: Report

Secrecy Enveloped Bay Bridge Construction: Report

Senior officials who oversaw construction of the $6.5 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge repeatedly and deliberately brushed off criticism about construction problems and sought to keep...

San Jose Water Leak Remains Unfixed After 20 Days

San Jose Water Leak Remains Unfixed After 20 Days

A San Jose resident is frustrated over water officials failing to fix a city water line that has been leaking for 20 days.

California High-Speed Rail Rulings Overturned

California High-Speed Rail Rulings Overturned

A state appellate court has handed a big win to California's high-speed rail project, overturning two lower court rulings that stalled funding for the $68 billion train.

School District: Accused Bully Did Not Injure Himself

School District: Accused Bully Did Not Injure Himself

A Santa Rosa mom physically touched an elementary school student on the neck hard enough to leave four imprints when she confronted him in May about bullying her daughter at school, the Piner-Olivet Union School...