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On Friday, Aisha Tyler (The Talk) and Rob Schneider will host the 14th annual Golden Trailer Awards at the Saban Theater; the pre-party starts at 6:30 p.m. Don your cocktail-party attire for a night t ... More >>
Rain and mist that fell in Los Angeles last weekend was five times as radioactive as normal, environmental journalist and LA Weekly contributor Michael Collins reported on his website this week.
Collins tests samples with his own equipment and says that, on Saturday, he measured the highest proport ... More >>
This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of the March 11 catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that so terribly damaged Japan. Food-safety issues and scares -- particularly around the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor -- remain in the news.
Although Japan's traditional sake brewers were h ... More >>
Katy Perry, a limited resource.Yes, we still wish they all could be California girls.
But thanks to radiation from Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, there could be less of them. And more boys.
A fascinating study out of Germany correlates release of radioactive material and ... More >>
True Sake/Sven WiederholtA selection of premium sake from Tohoku at True SakeNeed a reason to feel good about drinking? Japanese sake makers could use your help. Hit hard by the twin natural disasters of earthquake and tsunami, what's really impacting these often small, family-run enterprise ... More >>
Radioactive waves?So Japan is releasing 11,000 tons of radioactive water into the Pacific, the same ocean we happen to enjoy right here in Southern California.
Should we be afraid? Should surfers cancel that planned weekend session? Will your bikini disintegrate in nuclear--tainted saltwater ... More >>
Flickr/Ashley R. GoodNo need to fear milkshakes.
According to reports from the New York Times and Associated Press, low levels of radioactive iodine from the compromised Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan have been found in milk in California and Washington state. Last week, tests of mi ... More >>
San Onofre.In the span of less than a month, after watching disaster unfold in Japan, Americans have started to turn their backs on nuclear power.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national survey finds a near three-year low among Americans who want to build more nuclear power plants: 38 percent. ... More >>
Fukushima.Don't bite down on that suicide pill just yet, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says radiation levels at West Coast monitors are up slightly.
The readings follow last week's arrival of radiation from Japan's ailing Fukushima nuclear reactors, which are in dire straights ... More >>
FoxBeware the EPA.We've been telling your for almost two weeks now that radiation from Japan was headed our way, but not to worry.
We are your friend.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reported this week that trace amounts of the Fukushima nuclear power plant radiation was detected ... More >>
A gift from Fukushima (which was an American design).It's here.
Radiation from Japan's ailing Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station was detected in Southern California by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency monitors this week.
The trace amounts found in Riverside and Anaheim were said by ... More >>
San Onofre.So people are scared again about the safety of nuclear power. President Obama has ordered a review of plant safety across the nation. California's two U.S. Senators want the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to conduct inspections of the two generating stations in the state. And Califo ... More >>
This indoor weed has a healthy glow.This passes for a serious concern in California.
Our precious multi-billion-dollar marijuana crop could possibly maybe be threatened by radiation from Japan.
And who wants their green glowing, well, green?
It's a question posed with a sober voice in the ... More >>
San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.Southern California's San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station has plenty of spent fuel on-hand, Fukushima-style.
There are 2,452 spent fuel assemblies from three reactors (one is being used only as storage) there, we're told, versus 4,685 at the ailing, ra ... More >>
FoxHomer would be bummed.Updated after the jump: Radiation detected in Sacramento. Should you worry about the weekend's rain?
Lot of build up.
No payoff. (Sorry to disappoint).
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency radiation monitoring system in L.A. has found nothing above daily "back ... More >>
NoeluapUCLA students will come home.We're hearing Tokyo, one of the world's greatest, most-bustling metropolises, is a ghost town following Japan's 9.0 rocker and subsequent nuclear crisis.
And now a few more folks are headed back home to L.A. as UCLA has suspended its study abroad program i ... More >>
hot-new-hairstyles.comNot funny, guys.As if the mass paranoia in Southern California over that fabled radiation cloud from Japan wasn't ridiculous enough, it appears some Los Angeles email scammers are doing their part to feed the fear.
Inspector Matt Levesque from the L.A. County Fire Depar ... More >>
Fukushima, on-edge.Update: Minor amounts of radiation are projected to reach SoCal by Friday, after the jump.
Could radiation from Japan's quake-stricken nuclear power plants reach Los Angeles?
It's a long shot. But a look at Pacific jet stream animation shows that what happens in Japan doe ... More >>
FoxWelcome.So by now you've probably heard. Some of that radiation released by Japan's ailing Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station is likely headed to Los Angeles.
Don't be afraid. Don't ask if you should drop a potassium iodide pill. You shouldn't. Don't ask if you should stay indoors. G ... More >>
AirplaneCalmate, eses.Updated after the jump: L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa weighs in with much of the same.
The worst thing about radioactive clouds headed our way from Japan tomorrow?
Panic, says L.A. County Public Heath chief Jonathan Fielding.
"The biggest health impact is the psych ... More >>