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Japan Earthquake

Ruins after the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire. Three surviving structures in the Financial District are: at far left, the Kohl Building, in the center the Mills Building, both on Montgomery St., and at right the Merchants' Exchange Building on California Street. (sfmuseum.org)

San Francisco Marks 105th Anniversary of 1906 Earthquake

There are only three known survivors left from the devastating quake and ensuing fire that killed thousands. And only one of them – Bill DelMonte, who was just a few months old at the time – was able to make this year’s ceremony.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/18/2011

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

Last Tsunami-Sunken Boat Raised At Crescent City

Tsunami cleanup operations were winding down at Crescent City on Monday after crews raised the last sunken boat.

KPIX 5–04/11/2011

A Japanese Red Cross volunteer surveys the damage in Otsuchi, Iwate, Japan. (Photo by Japanese Red Cross/IFRC via Getty Images)

Oakland A’s, Fans Donate To Japan Quake Relief Efforts

The A’s not only celebrated their first win of the season, but also Japanese Heritage Day at the ballpark.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/03/2011

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Low Levels Of Radiation Found In Bay Area Milk, Water

Federal health officials are monitoring milk, tap water and precipitation after finding small amounts in Spokane, Washington.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/30/2011

A boat ripped from its anchor by a tsunami surge crashes into boats on the harbor in Santa Cruz, March 11, 2011. (AP)

Santa Cruz Boat Owners Criticize City’s Tsunami Policies

It’s been nearly three weeks since a destructive tsunami crashed into the Santa Cruz Harbor, causing millions of dollars in damage, and some boat owners are not happy with the way harbor officials handled the big wave.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/30/2011

Hideki Matsui #55 of the Oakland Athletics during the spring training baseball game against the Chicago Cubs at Phoenix Municipal Stadium on March 15, 2011 . (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Matsui, A’s Help Support Japanese Relief Effort

Hideki Matsui and the Oakland Athletics say they have raised more than $50,000 to help with the relief efforts in Japan.

CBS San Francisco–03/29/2011

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

Crescent City Harbor Shows Signs Of Life Following Tsunami

Local and state disaster officials planned to meet this week to review the cleanup that has taken place thus far, and consider whether enough money has been set aside to complete the job.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/28/2011

The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in northeast Japan on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. (Credit: DigitalGlobe)

Gaps In California Radiation Monitoring Revealed

In California, home to two seaside nuclear plants located close to earthquake fault lines, federal officials said four of the 11 stationary monitors were offline for repairs or maintenance last week.

CBS San Francisco–03/25/2011

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Santa Cruz Harbor Reopens After Tsunami

The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday reopened the Santa Cruz Harbor, which was closed after about 100 boats were damaged or sunk by the tsunami that rolled ashore on March 11.

CBS San Francisco–03/22/2011

World's Worst Nuclear Accidents

California Nuclear Safety Examined Following Japan Quake

State lawmakers sought answers at a hearing Monday in Sacramento. They also heard about tsunami damage in California from the March 11 earthquake off Japan’s coast.

KPIX 5–03/21/2011

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