Small Radioactive Object Discovered At Controversial Hunters Point DevelopmentThe discovery of a small radioactive naval deck marker in the soil at the former Hunters Point Naval Shipyard has further inflamed debate over the safety of the redevelopment project.
Hunters Point Cleanup Supervisors Plead Guilty To Falsifying RecordsTwo former supervisors who oversaw the testing of radiation contaminated soil at the decommissioned Hunters Point Naval Shipyard have pleaded guilty to falsifying reports and have each been sentenced to eight months in prison.
$27B Lawsuit Filed Against Firm Accused Of Faking SF Shipyard Cleanup DataAn attorney representing residents in San Francisco's Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood filed a class action lawsuit against a firm contracted by the U.S. Navy to rid the area's former naval shipyard of radiation.
Hunters Point Cleanup Dubbed 'Biggest Case Of Eco-Fraud In U.S. History'Newly released documents show that almost all of the radiation data is unreliable at the old Hunters Point Naval Base in San Francisco.
Appeals Court Won't Reconsider Challenge To Berkeley Cellphone Warnings LawA federal appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday turned down an industry group's bid for reconsideration of the group's challenge to a Berkeley cellphone warning law.
Berkeley's Cellphone Radiation Warning Law Disputed Before Appeals CourtJudges on a federal appeals court panel in San Francisco questioned two prominent lawyers about whether a Berkeley cellphone warning law is unfairly alarming.
NIH Experts Question Federal Study Linking Cellphones To TumorsNational Institutes of Health expert reviewers are finding flaws in the agency's new study that connects heavy cellphone radiation to a slight increase in brain tumors in male rats.
Bay Area Residents Worried About Radiation Face Uphill Battle Fighting Cell TowersSome Bay Area residents feel like David fighting Goliath. They don't want RF-emitting cell towers all over their neighborhoods. But the wireless industry says they need them to keep up with demand.
Low-Flying Government Helicopter Testing For Radiation In 4 Bay Area CitiesIf you see a low-flying helicopter buzzing above the Bay Area this week, don't freak out. It's just the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration testing for radiation.
Lawsuit Puts Berkeley Law Requiring Cellphone Warnings On Hold Saying Radiation Risk Is FalseA group representing the wireless industry has filed a lawsuit to put Berkeley's cellphone ordinance on hold, saying it violates the First Amendment.
Cell Phone Group Suing Berkeley Over Radiation Warning Label OrdinanceThe cell phone industry is suing the city of Berkeley over an ordinance requiring retailers to attach warning labels to cell phones.
Richmond Resolution On Space-Based Weaponry Prompts Flood Of Calls To Police From 'Targeted Individuals'Richmond police have been inundated with calls for help from people who feel under attack from space-based weaponry because of a City Council resolution passed last month, according to Mayor Tom Butt.
Strong Solar X-Ray Radiation Hits Earth, Impacting Some Radio Communication For Entire HemisphereAs if powerful earthquakes, a small South Pacific tsunami yesterday, and a new undersea volcano off the Pacific coast weren't enough, today a massive dose of solar radiation was detected hitting earth.
Sunken Radioactive WWII Ship Rediscovered In Ocean Near Farallon IslandsScientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II aircraft carrier used in atomic bomb tests and then sunk off the Northern California coast decades ago.
New, Haunting Video Inside Ground Zero Of Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Shows Colossal RadiationThe first video and photos taken inside ground zero of the Fukushima nuclear powerplant that melted down in the 2011 magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami show a devastating radioactive mess.