Stories for March 11, 2011
Watching images of Japan’s devastation has been especially difficult for those with friends and family in the country.
Federal and state officials have asked a San Diego-based medical response team to prepare for possible deployment to Japan. The 30-person team has a lot of recent experience in the field.
Nineteen construction and home improvement workers were cited in the San Diego area this week as part of a statewide crackdown on unlicensed contractors.
The Coast Guard is searching for a man swept out to sea in Northern California while taking pictures of tsunami waves.
A tsunami triggered by the massive earthquake in Japan rushed onto California's coast Friday, causing powerful surges that destroyed boat docks as beach-area residents throughout the state evacuated to higher ground.
All servicemembers and their families in Japan are alive and uninjured after the massive earthquake there.
The National Weather Service today issued a tsunami watch for the immediate coast of Southern and Central California because of the magnitude 8.9 earthquake that struck Japan.