No Danger In Eating Pacific Ocean Fish Despite Fukushima Disaster, USC Professor SaysA University of Southern California professor says there is no danger in eating Pacific Ocean-caught fish despite concerns about possible radiation contamination from Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant.
Japanese Retailer Opens First US Store In Torrance Just In Time For The HolidaysFrom convertible ponchos, to pajamas that double as blankets – Zakanaka is tailoring it’s merchandise to all things Japanese.
No U.S. Tsunami Concern After Japan QuakeThe National Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami danger for Hawaii, Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and California following a powerful earthquake off Japan's east coast.
'Sea Serpents' Or Harbingers? Oarfish Washed Up Year Before Japan QuakeCould the appearance of rare "sea serpents" washing ashore beaches in Southern California portend disaster?
Woman Becomes First To Row Solo From Japan To AlaskaA 28-year-old British adventurer became the first woman to row solo from Japan to Alaska, arriving late Monday at a small town in the Aleutian Islands after 150 days and 3,750 miles at sea.
Dodgers Sign Japanese Right-Handed Pitcher Numata The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed free agent Japanese right-hander Takumi Numata to a minor league contract.
Japan Beats California 6-4 For Little League World Series TitleThe victory lap around Lamade Stadium never gets old for Japan, nor does the players' ritual of scooping up some souvenir dirt near the mound after another Little League World Series triumph.
Survivors Of WWII A-Bombings To Be Tested As Part Of Historic Research EffortAs part of a historic effort to learn more about the long-term effects of radiation, doctors in Torrance are working with local survivors of the atomic bombings of Japan in World War II.
Japanese Troops To Drill Beach Invasion At Camp PendletonThe troops will practice an amphibious assault on San Clemente Island and conduct a mock beach invasion at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.
NOAA Assembles Team To Investigate Ailing Sea Lion PupsRadiation from Japan’s nuclear disaster is being looked at as one possible cause for what some experts are declaring an "unusual mortality event" after hundreds of ailing sea lion pups washed ashore in Southern California.
Plane Struck By Lightning Makes Emergency Landing At LAXA plane has made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport after being struck by lightning.
Officials Warn Residents To Avoid Japan Tsunami Debris Washing Up On CoastDebris from last year's deadly tsunami in Japan is washing ashore on the West Coast -- and some of it may even contain human remains.
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna Arrive Off California Coast From JapanAcross the vast Pacific, the mighty bluefin tuna carried radioactive contamination that leaked from Japan's crippled nuclear plant to the shores of the United States 6,000 miles away — the first time a huge migrating fish has been shown to carry radioactivity such a distance.
SoCal Filmmaker Documents Effort To Bring Home The Remains Of WWII MarinesAward-winning filmmaker Steven C. Barber is releasing a new documentary Memorial Day. “Until They Are Home”, a sequel to his “Return To Tarawa”, focuses on the search for the remains of U.S. Marines killed in the World War II battle of Tarawa.
LA, World Mark 1-Year Anniversary Of Japan's Devastating Quake, TsunamiCommunities in Los Angeles and across the world are pausing to remember the devastating earthquake that rocked Japan one year ago today, killing nearly 20,000 people.