The California Department of Public Health said on its website that traces of radioactive Iodine-131 was found March 28 in San Luis Obispo County.
There will be more need for aid to Japan in the months and years to come, no doubt, but here are some upcoming opportunities close to home for you to lend a hand.
Thousands of family members of American service personnel stationed in Japan are back in California as officials warn the need for aid following the earthquake and tsunami is still alarmingly high.
Marinello Schools of Beauty campuses across Southern California are holding a “Japan Relief Cut-a-Thon” from Tuesday, March 29, through Saturday, April 2.
The auto industry disruptions triggered by Japan’s earthquake and tsunami will worsen in the coming weeks.
A magnitude-6.5 earthquake shook eastern Japan off the quake-ravaged coast on Monday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, prompting Japan to issue a tsunami alert.
Part of the nation’s radiation warning system was out of service as the U.S. braced for possible exposure to the fallout from Japan’s nuclear crisis.
U.S. Mazda dealers are suspending orders for vehicles built in Japan because of disruption in the supply of parts caused by the devastating earthquake and tsunami.
One tourism official warns revenues from Japanese travelers is set to plummet after the devastating quake and tsunami.
The Fuel Relief Fund is giving away free heating oil to those hard-hit residents in the coastal city of Ishinomaki, north of Sendai.
Trace amounts of radioactive elements consistent with the earthquake-damaged nuclear power plant in Japan were detected by monitors in Anaheim and Riverside, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday.
With worries about radiation running high in Southern California, some people are trying to turn a quick buck off of people’s fallout fears.
The California Coastal Commission warns that when the ocean level rises — either through the tides or climate change — the damage from any tsunami gets significantly worse.
Minuscule amounts of radiation from Japan’s stricken nuclear plant have reached the west coast but federal and state officials say it poses no health risk.
Japanese-Americans, expats and others in the United States opened their hearts and their wallets this week to the victims of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami, finding touching and sometimes imaginative ways to donate or raise money for the Asian country’s injured and displaced.