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People look at sunk boats from a tsunami surge in a harbor on March 11, 2011 in Santa Cruz. (Kim White/Getty Images)

Vulnerable California Harbors Prepare For Future Tsunamis

Next week marks 50 years since a magnitude 9.2 earthquake in Alaska triggered a tsunami that killed 12 people in Northern California. Scientists are mapping five vulnerable harbors, including Santa Cruz and Crescent City, so managers can come up with better emergency plans.

03/21/2014

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Guide To New Orleans’ 2014 Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras 2014 may be a few weeks away, but Carnival season has already begun in New Orleans, with brightly colored parades throughout the city and much more to come.

02/18/2014

A barnacle-covered skiff which washed up on the Crescent City shoreline. (Del Norte County Office of Emergency Services.)

Barnacle-Covered Boat From Japan Tsunami Returning Home

A barnacle-covered fishing boat that was confirmed as the first debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan to reach California’s shores is returning home.

09/06/2013

People look at sunk boats from a tsunami surge in a harbor on March 11, 2011 in Santa Cruz. (Kim White/Getty Images)

California Tsunami Scenario Would Be A Swamped Economy

If a monster earthquake struck off Alaska’s coast, tsunami waves would rush toward California, swamping the nation’s largest port complex and causing major economic damage.

09/04/2013

A barnacle-covered skiff which washed up on the Crescent City shoreline. (Del Norte County Office of Emergency Services.)

Barnacle-Covered Boat Confirmed As 1st Debris From Japan Tsunami To Reach California

Federal officials say a fishing boat that washed ashore in Northern California is the first debris to reach the state that’s been confirmed as having come from the Japanese tsunami.

04/26/2013

Fishing boats crash into one another as tsunami surges from Japan earthquake slam into the harbor, Crescent City

Crescent City Building A ‘Tsunami-Resistant’ Port

Officials are spending $54 million to build the West Coast’s first harbor able to withstand the kind of tsunami expected to hit once every 50 years – the same kind that hit in 2011.

11/22/2012

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Guilty Plea In Gruesome Hallucinogenic Fueled Crescent City Murder

A Northern California mixed-martial artist accused of ripping out his friend’s heart and removing his tongue and skin while he was still alive has pleaded guilty to murder and mayhem charges.

09/07/2012

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Crescent City Still Rebuilding After Devastating Tsunami

The town’s harbor was hit with $40 million in damages.

03/11/2012

Santa Cruz harbor, tsunami

Cuts To Tsunami Program Could Delay West Coast Wave Warnings

Federal cuts to the NOAA’s tsunami-warning program could affect how quickly a wave headed to the west coast would be detected.

02/28/2012

Lucasfilm's Yoda Statue Considered A Mecca

Star Wars Fans Flock To Yoda Statue In San Francisco’s Presidio

Within sight of the Golden Gate Bridge lies another landmark cherished by a small but fervent group of travelers: a life-sized replica of Yoda, George Lucas’ master of the Force.

CBS San Francisco–08/07/2011

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