California Korean TargetNorth Korean state media is warning the U.S. of a “super-mighty preemptive strike” that could “wipe out” the U.S. mainland. These sorts of threats from a country with limited capability are something we’ve heard before, of course, but tensions do seem high now. So should Californians be concerned?

If you read a report in the San Francisco Chronicle about a celebration of the 105th birthday of North Korea’s founder this past weekend featuring a uniformed brass band accompanying a video of missiles striking San Francisco, you might say … maybe.

Let’s take a look at what a handful of experts are saying about North Korea’s nuclear capabilities these days. See more…