NBC: Record level of sick or injured California seals and sea lions turning up — “The numbers are extraordinary” — “Scientists worried… The worst kind of perfect storm” — Pups should be weighing 2 or 3 times as much, “severely malnourished” (VIDEO)

Hot spots at 1,400% baseline radiation levels on San Francisco-area coast — State: It’s “naturally occurring materials not radioactivity associated with Fukushima” — Expert: Don’t let babies or kids inhale or eat the sand

CBS: “Health officials are investigating radiation levels” along coast near San Francisco after finding “higher than typical readings” — UC Berkeley Professor: “Absolutely no correlation” with nuclear disaster; Compares eating banana to drinking water from Fukushima plant (VIDEO)

Official detects radiation spike on California beach, now at 500% normal levels — ‘Befuddled’ as to why it’s so high, claims there’s no ‘immediate’ health concern — Public’s interest in Fukushima nuclear waste rising (VIDEO)

Wall St. Journal: Plutonium levels 1,000 times normal on seafloor 50 miles from San Francisco — Expert Appalled: Major nuclear dump offshore is a threat to health — Around 50,000 containers of radioactive waste in globally significant ecosystem

NYTimes: Unprecedented concentration of sea creatures near shore in California; Experts baffled, longtime residents astounded — Biologist: “It’s a very strange year… The $64,000 question is why?” — Similar to ‘extraordinary’ events seen recently along Canada’s Pacific coast? (VIDEO)

NBC: Meteor fireball reported over San Francisco Bay Area — Clearly visible on Doppler radar (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Coast Guard Briefing: Oil tanker directed to get 4,000 feet of boom after hitting Bay Bridge — Monitoring for signs of product entering water (VIDEO)

ABC7: Breaking News — Oil tanker strikes tower of San Francisco’s Bay Bridge (VIDEO & PHOTO)

Helicopters to measure radiation levels throughout San Francisco Bay Area next week

NBC: Radioactive contamination in San Francisco neighborhood — 400 times EPA limit found in soil sample — Boys & Girls Club exposed to contaminated dust?

Bay Area Officials: “No immediate danger” — Chevron: “We apologize that we are inconveniencing our neighbors”

Sulfuric acid released during Bay Area refinery fire — “Sky appeared yellow due to the smoke” — Oakland reporting foul odor… More (PHOTOS)

Massive fire, explosions at Chevron refinery near San Francisco — Thousands ordered to shelter in place — HAZMAT units rolling through neighborhoods

Cesium-134 and -137 detected in sand from San Francisco Bay Area yard

San Francisco Bay Area milk sample has highest amount of Cesium-137 since last June — Almost double EPA’s maximum contaminant level

UC Berkeley plutonium testing was 200-300 times less sensitive than US gov’t — University researchers still “may consider” performing more precise analysis for alpha particles — EPA detected Uranium-238 in San Francisco

Highest level of radioactive cesium in San Francisco-area milk since September 2011 — Now at 150% of EPA’s maximum contaminant limit (CHART)

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Over EPA limit: Cesium levels in San Francisco area milk now higher than 6 months ago

220 days later: Radiation levels in San Francisco-area milk remain above EPA’s Max Contaminant Level — Cesium-137 continues steady increase that began in August

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Cesium nearly doubles over past month in Bay Area milk — Now well above EPA’s maximum contaminant level

SOURCE: UC Berkeley

Dept. of Homeland Security-funded Study: Up to 430 pCi/liter of radioactive iodine found in N. California rain after Fukushima (CHART)

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