Marine life along the California coast may have trace amounts of radiation resulting from last year’s nuclear disaster in Japan.
Diagnosed with breast cancer 14 years ago, Leonor Gavina-Valls will be among the thousands taking part in the Susan G. Komen L.A. County Race for the Cure on Saturday.
The visit by officials with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission comes over six weeks after a leak was reportedly detected in one of the plant’s reactor units.
Safety inspectors have begun installing equipment that will help them determine what may have caused a small radiation leak last week.
Federal regulators said an employee at the San Onofre plant fell into a reactor pool last week, but did not present any radiation threat.
Southern California Edison has contained an ammonia leak at the San Onofre nuclear power plant in San Diego County.
It is my third day of radiation therapy. I am trying to find my way from the changing area to the treatment room…
Los Angeles can expect high levels of UV exposure on Saturday.
California lawmakers want to limit the use of tanning booths by teens, warning that the bronzed glow they create comes from radiation and raises the risk of skin cancer.
As Japan struggles with the nuclear aftermath of its major quake and tsunami, local emergency personnel here in the Southland are training for a similar type of emergency.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 100 points Tuesday after Japan raised the alert level on its nuclear crisis and Alcoa Inc. reported disappointing revenue growth. Energy stocks fell sharply after oil prices dropped.
Officials conducted emergency drills at Southern California Edison’s San Onofre nuclear power plant from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday.
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.
Minuscule amounts of radiation from Japan’s damaged nuclear plant have reached Las Vegas, but scientists say it poses no health risk.
For every point that Lakers star Pau Gasol shot during Friday night’s Lakers-Clippers game, he promised to donate $1,000 to Japan relief.