Japan Baseball Opens To Relief And Cheer

Backdropped by the deadly earthquake and tsunami and worsening radiation leak, the Japan Pro Baseball season has opened to relief, empathy and cheers with the Rakuten Eagles beating the defending champion Chiba Lotte Marines 6-4.


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Flotsam From Japan’s Tsunami To Hit West Coast

John Anderson has discovered just about everything during the 30 years he’s combed Washington state’s beaches — glass fishing floats, hockey gloves, bottled messages, even hundreds of mismatched pairs of Nike sneakers that washed up barnacled but otherwise unworn.


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Military Families Return From Japan; LA Mayor Convenes Aid Panel

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.


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Auto Crisis Worsens As Plants Shut Down In Japan

The auto industry disruptions triggered by Japan’s earthquake and tsunami will worsen in the coming weeks.

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Tiny Amounts Of Radiation From Japan Reach Vegas

Minuscule amounts of radiation from Japan’s damaged nuclear plant have reached Las Vegas, but scientists say it poses no health risk.


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US Mazda Dealers Suspend Orders From Japan

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.


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SoCal Tourism Biz Braces For ‘Significant’ Japanese Drop-Off

One tourism official warns revenues from Japanese travelers is set to plummet after the devastating quake and tsunami.

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Riverside Firm Donates Free Heating Oil For Japan Sister City

The Fuel Relief Fund is giving away free heating oil to those hard-hit residents in the coastal city of Ishinomaki, north of Sendai.


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Engineers: California Tsunami Risk Rises With Sea Levels

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.

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Elite LA Rescue Team Returns From Japan

The elite Los Angeles County Fire Department Urban Search and Rescue team that assisted in rescue and recovery efforts in Japan returned to Los Angeles Saturday.


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Japanese-Americans Pitch In For Quake, Tsunami Relief

Japanese-Americans and others are opening their hearts and their wallets this week to the victims of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami.


Worried Californians Purchase Gas Masks, Chemical Suits

The owner of a military supply company in Maine says he’s been inundated with orders from people in California buying gas masks and chemical suits.


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Groups Prepare For Prayer Vigil, Fundraiser In Little Tokyo

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.


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Dodgers Pitcher Donates $50,000 To Japan Relief Effort

LOS ANGELES (CBS) —   Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher, Hiroki Kuroda, told his teammates he was donating $50,000 to the earthquake and tsunami relief effort in his homeland of Japan and encouraged them to join him, the […]


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Japanese Student Studying At UCR Finds Family On YouTube

For students like Akiko Kosaka, watching the footage of the devastation in Japan has been excruciatingly painful.