Japan Earthquake

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California Nuclear Safety Examined Following Japan Quake

State lawmakers sought answers at a hearing Monday in Sacramento. They also heard about tsunami damage in California from the March 11 earthquake off Japan’s coast.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/21/2011

Japanese physical therapists, therapy

HealthWatch: Japan Students Train In San Francisco To Heal At Home

20 physical therapy students from Japan arrived in San Francisco Friday to learn American techniques of healing and strengthening bodies.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/21/2011

Japan nuclear reactor

Miniscule Radiation Fallout Reaches California

The first radioactive fallout from Japan’s crippled nuclear plant reached California early Friday, but the readings indicate levels far below those that could endanger people.

CBS San Francisco–03/18/2011

(Photo: AP Images)

California To Seek Federal Aid For Tsunami Damage

California emergency officials said they hope to complete a tsunami damage estimate as early as next week to submit to the federal government in an aid request for wave-battered harbors.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/18/2011

The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in northeast Japan on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. (Credit: DigitalGlobe)

EPA Installs More Radiation Detectors On The West Coast

While state and federal health officials are downplaying the risk of nuclear radiation from Japan, the EPA is deploying more electronic radiation monitors.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/16/2011

About 100 boats sustained damage in the Santa Cruz Harbor after the tsunami waves from Japan hit the west coast. (KCBS)

Santa Cruz Tsunami Damage Estimate Rises

Port Director Lisa Ekers revised her estimate to $22.5 million in tsunami-related damage to Santa Cruz Harbor, up from $17 million.

CBS San Francisco–03/15/2011

The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in northeast Japan on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. (Credit: DigitalGlobe)

From Tokyo To Calif., Radiation Tracking Gets Crowdsourced

The intensifying nuclear crisis in Japan is raising anxieties on both sides of the Pacific over the potential impacts of radiation exposure.

CBS San Francisco–03/15/2011

sushi

Bay Area Sushi Bars Face Daunting Supply Shortages

Many Bay Area sushi bars are facing a supply shortage of fresh seafood, as they purchase it from markets and distributors in Japan.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/15/2011

Sister City plaque in Kitakami, Japan (www.concordambassadors.org)

Concord Residents Reach Out To Japanese Sister City

There were plenty of tense moments as the Ambassador Program participants struggled to make contact with their Kitakami counterparts.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/15/2011

(Photo: AP Images)

California Tsunami Damage Exceeds $40 Million

A California official on Monday estimated that statewide damage from last week’s tsunami triggered by a massive offshore earthquake near Japan exceeds $40 million.

CBS San Francisco–03/14/2011

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