Federal officials say a fishing boat that washed ashore in Northern California is the first debris to reach the state that’s been confirmed as having come from the Japanese tsunami.
Officials are spending $54 million to build the West Coast’s first harbor able to withstand the kind of tsunami expected to hit once every 50 years – the same kind that hit in 2011.
A Northern California mixed-martial artist accused of ripping out his friend’s heart and removing his tongue and skin while he was still alive has pleaded guilty to murder and mayhem charges.
The town’s harbor was hit with $40 million in damages.
Federal cuts to the NOAA’s tsunami-warning program could affect how quickly a wave headed to the west coast would be detected.
Within sight of the Golden Gate Bridge lies another landmark cherished by a small but fervent group of travelers: a life-sized replica of Yoda, George Lucas’ master of the Force.
Dozens, perhaps hundreds, of inmates at California’s most notorious maximum security prison will begin an indefinite hunger strike Friday to protest what they call inhumane torture.
President Barack Obama has declared a disaster in California to assist in its recovery from last month’s tsunami.
Tsunami cleanup operations were winding down at Crescent City on Monday after crews raised the last sunken boat.
Local and state disaster officials planned to meet this week to review the cleanup that has taken place thus far, and consider whether enough money has been set aside to complete the job.