Bay Area residents were marking the third anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear accident Tuesday with events including a protest outside the Japanese consulate in San Francisco – one of many planned at consulates across the United States.
A cluster of earthquakes around the world hit just before the third anniversary of the devastating 9.0 Kobe earthquake that set off a tsunami causing widespread destruction and triggering a nuclear meltdown in 2011.
The skyscraping span that is synonymous with San Francisco has apparently been a real letdown for many visitors from across the Pacific.
The project “Kelp Watch 2014″ hopes to determine the extent of radioactive contamination of the state’s kelp forest from the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in 2011.
The fears of fallout from the Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plan disaster are spiraling on the Internet and in the Bay Area.
Non-stop service between San Jose and Tokyo that just resumed in June began daily departures Wednesday, two months ahead of schedule.
All Nippon Airways Dreamliner flights to Tokyo return to San Jose’s airport this Saturday after the FAA grounded the fleet of 787s in January for their faulty batteries.
A San Francisco-based Japanese diplomat who pleaded no contest to domestic violence charges was ordered Monday to serve a year in jail.
Even with a roster devoid of major leaguers and a mere six months to prepare his club, Japan manager Koji Yamamoto still felt immense pressure to continue his country’s dominance in the World Baseball Classic.
A conservation group claims that Google has something in common with illicit ivory traders in China and Thailand: It says the Internet search giant is helping to fuel a dramatic surge in ivory demand.