Disaster In Japan
Professor Charlie Zender from UC Irvine says radiation from the compromised Fukushima Nuclear Plant in northern Japan Is heading for the west coast, and will arrive sometime tomorrow in the late afternoon.
Japanese-American community groups in Los Angeles are preparing for the prayer vigil and fundraiser they’re holding in the city’s Little Tokyo neighborhood for victims of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan last week.
A marathon runner will dedicate a 24-hour, nonstop run in Corona this weekend to victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Sport Chalet is teaming with the charity Soles4Souls to provide shoes to victims of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
California’s two U.S. senators are calling on federal officials to perform inspections at two nuclear power plants to ensure the facilities are safe and have adequate emergency plans.
For students like Akiko Kosaka, watching the footage of the devastation in Japan has been excruciatingly painful.
The growing nuclear crisis in Japan has some Californians scrambling for potassium iodide tablets and personal radiation detectors, but officials say such a precaution is not necessary and can even be harmful.
Outbound flights from LAX to Tokyo are filling up fast with nervous relatives anxious to be reunited with their family members amid the ongoing disaster in Japan.
The Walt Disney Co. says they will give $2.5 million to the American Red Cross to support earthquake relief efforts in Japan.
LA County’s Urban Search and Rescue team has been fielding calls all night from concerned Los Angeles residents with family in Japan. We investigate their potential radiation threat and the threat to Search and Rescue team members overseas.
Reporter Greg Mills visited a surplus store in Pomona to find out if people were getting ready for an emergency.
The San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant sits on the edge of the Pacific in the heart of earthquake country. With nuclear reactors in Japan melting down, following last week’s earthquake and tsunami, reporter Melissa Maynarich investigates whether or not it is safe.
According to campus officials, all have verified that their families survived the 8.9-magnitude earthquake. Five of the students are from Sendai — among the cities hardest hit by Friday’s massive quake. Sendai has also been a sister city to Riverside since 1957.
Burbank-based Walt Disney Co. announced its plans to keep two amusement parks in Japan closed for about 10 days as word came that the parks had become a tent city for guests stranded by the massive earthquake.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says harmful levels of radioactivity are not expected in the United States due to damaged nuclear reactors in Japan.