| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:28 PM
As the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear tragedy in Japan continues to unfold, some Orange County residents wonder what it might be like if anything like it happened here.
Such a nightmare for folks along the Orange Coast would impact us all. A tidal wave of...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:32 PM
I just came from my annual token visit to the Sawdust Festival in Laguna Beach. I say "token" because I do it in honor of the artists and their effort, but usually do not find anything new and exciting there.
This year, however, was different. This year,...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 7:26 AM
TOKYO -- Japan announced Tuesday that all beef detected with radiation higher than government safety standards will be destroyed as the probe into beef contaminated from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant expands.
This week governments in three...
| May 28, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Customers of Florida's two largest power companies will have paid $772 million by the end of 2011 to produce more nuclear power - before any concrete has been poured.
The money has been plowed into planning the expansions. Florida Power & Light has...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 9:14 PM
TOKYO (AP) — Up and down Japan's devastated northeast coast, survivors prayed and communities came together Sunday to mark six months since the massive earthquake and tsunami struck on March 11, a date that changed everything for them and their...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 12:59 AM
TOKYO, Japan -- The head of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, site of the world's worst atomic accident in 25 years more than eight months ago, has been hospitalized and will be replaced in his post, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co said on...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 5:53 AM
REPORTING FROM SEOUL -- A Japanese baby food manufacturer has announced the recall of 400,000 cans of infant formula which reportedly contain traces of radioactive cesium connected to the nation's recent nuclear plant meltdown.
After panicked parents...
| May 14, 2011
| 2:00 PM
FUKUSHIMA, Japan -- A worker at Japan's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant died on Saturday, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co said, bringing the death toll at the complex to three since a massive earthquake and tsunami in March....
| May 14, 2011
| 2:08 PM
FUKUSHIMA, Japan -- A worker died after collapsing at a facility in the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, its owner said Saturday.
The man in his 60s was rushed to hospital unconscious after working for 50 minutes, according to...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 3:48 PM
Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant experienced full meltdowns at three reactors in the wake of an earthquake and tsunami in March, the country's Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters said Monday.
The nuclear group's new evaluation,...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 3:41 PM
NASA may be shut down but we got some goods out of their last few missions.
Turns out the supplements astronaut’s use may help fight the effects of radiation.
They're called the “ameri-sciences and NASA premium multi-vitamin" and "fruit...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Un fuerte sismo de magnitud preliminar 6,4 sacudió el domingo al noreste de Japón, dijo la Agencia Meteorológica del pais.
No habia reportes inmediatos de lesiones o daños. Tampoco se emitieron advertencias de tsunami.
El temblor, a las 3:54 a.m....