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Yahoo Reportedly Exploring Sale Of Asian Holdings

Yahoo appears to be getting closer to giving its frustrated shareholders something they’ve long wanted: a sale of the Internet company’s holdings in China and Japan.

12/21/2011

USS West Virginia (BB-48) afire forward, immediately after the Japanese air attack at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. USS Tennessee (BB-43) is on the sunken battleship's opposite side. (US Navy)

70 Years Later, Pearl Harbor Survivor To Speak Aboard Alameda’s USS Hornet

Wednesday marks the 70th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, which left 2,402 Americans dead and drew the country into World War II. A Bay Area survivor is the main speaker at the remembrance onboard the USS Hornet in Alameda.

12/07/2011

San Francisco: Living On Borrowed Time?

UC Berkeley Awarded Millions For Quake Early Warning Research

Berkeley scientists studying earthquake early warning in the United States have received a financial boost.

11/30/2011

Mineta San Jose International Airport

Mineta San Jose Airport Courts Flights To Shed ‘Lonely’ Status

Mineta San Jose International, which just last week was named the loneliest airport for Thanksgiving travel, is pulling out all the stops to attract more flights and passengers.

11/22/2011

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New Tsunami Warning Sirens Frighten Some Along The San Mateo Coast

If you live along the San Mateo County coast you may have heard a loud siren Wednesday, but rest assured it was only a test. However, it was unlike any other test conducted along the county’s coast so far.

09/07/2011

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Good Question: What Happened To Ships Swept During Japan’s Tsunami?

The earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan moved these vessels into neighborhoods, roadways and buildings. In this Good Question: How are the Japanese moving large ships that got swept inland by the tsunami?

KPIX 5–08/23/2011

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

Radiation From Japan Spiked In California In March

A spike in radioactive sulfur from an earthquake-damaged Japanese nuclear plant was detected in California in late March, but researchers have determined that it posed no threat to health.

CBS San Francisco–08/15/2011

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Good Question: What Is The Latest On Japanese Nuclear Plants?

It has been five months since a powerful earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan, which also led to a crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. In this Good Question: What is the latest condition of Japanese nuclear facilities?

KPIX 5–08/12/2011

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: Women’s World Cup PK Finish

The Japanese women’s soccer team outkicked the U.S. in the penalty-kick shootout finale to take the Women’s World Cup Sunday. John told the KCBS morning crew it was an exciting finish, especially for viewers who don’t follow soccer.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/18/2011

Fans view the World Cup Finals in San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza.

Huge San Francisco Crowd Cheers Women’s Soccer Team In Civic Center

Crowds at San Francisco’s Civic Center loyally rooted for American and Japanese soccer players at a screening of the FIFA Women’s World Cup final as the game went into overtime shootouts.

CBS San Francisco–07/17/2011

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