tsunami

Californians show humanity

Dear Californians: One year ago on March 11, 2011, Japan was struck by one of the most powerful earthquakes in modern history. The earthquake and accompanying tsunami claimed thous ...

Auburnite talks about crisis in Japan

J.J. Tadlock thought it was just another earthquake until he went inside and watched the news. Tadlock, 19, an Auburn resident, was living in Japan, three or four hours from Tokyo ...

How to make California safe

We are saddened by the devastation in Japan but we should look at the bright side. We got the wake-up call that nuclear power is not perfect and an accident may cause the loss of l ...

News of earthquake troubles exchange students in Auburn

News of a devastating earthquake and its resulting tsunami in Japan hit a little closer to Auburn than expected. A classroom full of Japanese exchange students huddled around two ...

County prepares for big one at Tahoe

Scientists say the Lake Tahoe area is overdue for a major earthquake. But a quake won’t catch Placer County flat-footed. It’s something the county’s emergency services divis ...