Friday, 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...

Monday, Mar 21, 2011

Santa Cruz Preparing for Next Tsunami

Santa Cruz Preparing for Next Tsunami

This is National Tsunami Awareness & Preparedness Week.

Friday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Friday, 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).

Friday, Mar 18, 2011

Bejewels Benefits Japan Victims

Bejewels Benefits Japan Victims

Maker of Bejeweled, other games drops price, sends revenue to Japan.

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, Mar 17, 2011

Radiation Worries Consume Golden State

Radiation Worries Consume Golden State

The crisis in Japan is hitting close to home once again.

Thursday, 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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Obama Notes 'Special Relationship' With Britain at Stanford

Obama Notes 'Special Relationship' With Britain at Stanford

President Barack Obama has landed at Moffett Field in Mountain View Thursday evening for his third trip this year to the Bay Area.

Dow Closes Down Over 600 Points on Shock UK Vote

Dow Closes Down Over 600 Points on Shock UK Vote

The Dow Jones closed down over 600 points and over three percent Friday, the day the United Kingdom voted to exit the European Union and Prime Minister David Cameron said he would resign by October. Stocks...

2 Killed in Devastating SoCal Wildfire

2 Killed in Devastating SoCal Wildfire

Two people have died in a wildfire that exploded in size Friday to nearly 30 square miles, consuming about 100 structures, including homes, as it tore through several rural communities in Central California...

Teen Cleared in Fatal Shooting of Parents Due to 'Insufficient Evidence'

Teen Cleared in Fatal Shooting of Parents Due to 'Insufficient Evidence'

A 17-year-old boy has been cleared of a murder charge in the deaths of his parents at their San Jose home in April, the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office said Friday.

20 Dead as Flooding Devastates West Virginia

20 Dead as Flooding Devastates West Virginia

A deluge of 9 inches of rain on parts of West Virginia destroyed or damaged more than 100 homes, knocked out power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses, and killed more than a dozen people.

Professor Against Removing Brock Turner Judge

Professor Against Removing Brock Turner Judge

A new voice has emerged in the debate to recall the Santa Clara judge who issued a lenient sentence to former Stanford Swimmer Brock Turner, who was convicted of sexual assault earlier this month.