18-Foot Log Possibly From 2011 Japanese Earthquake & Tsunami Washes Up On Santa Cruz BeachMatt Lovemark was picnicking at Three Mile Beach near Santa Cruz when he spotted what at first looked like just another washed up log on the beach.
U.S. Navy Sailors Sue Japan Power Co. For Radiation Exposure During 2011 Quake, Tsunami RescueHundreds of U.S. sailors who took part in rescue efforts following Japan's earthquake and tsunami say they were exposed to dangerous levels of radiation and are bringing a class-action lawsuit against Tokyo Electric Power Company.
Tall Ship 'Lady Washington' Makes Visit To Bay AreaThe Lady Washington has historical connections as it was the first U.S.-flagged vessel to visit the Japanese mainland back in 1791.
NOAA: Cuts To Tsunami Warning System Won’t Jeopardize State's SafetyEmergency management officials in California are alarmed over $1 million in proposed federal funding cuts to a tsunami alert system.
Japanese Teens Who Survived Earthquake Visit San Francisco SchoolThey visited Rosa Parks Elementary School, which helped raise $7,000 for relief efforts following last March's earthquake and tsunami in Japan.