Buildings burn in Yamada town after Japan's biggest recorded earthquake hit.
Buildings burn in Yamada town after Japan's biggest recorded earthquake hit. AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun)
Buildings burn in Yamada town after Japan's biggest recorded earthquake hit. AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun)

Californians scramble to reach friends, family after Japan earthquake

March 11, 2011 12:09 PM