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Friday, Mar 25, 2011

Fashion Hit Caused By Japan Earthquake

Fashion Hit Caused By Japan Earthquake

The owner of a San Francisco store that specializes in Japanese denim tells us why Japanese jeans are in such demand.

Friday, Mar 25, 2011

NorCal Base Welcomes Quake Survivors

NorCal Base Welcomes Quake Survivors

Travis Air Force base has been welcoming hundreds of women, children, cat and dogs this week as members of the U.S. military leave earthquake ravaged Japan.

Thursday, Mar 24, 2011

Earthquake Survivor Comes Home to San Jose

Earthquake Survivor Comes Home to San Jose

A woman cut off from her family following the Japanese earthquake credits NBC news for helping her reconnect. Hear her story now that is home again.

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2011

Japan Latest

Japan Latest

Here's the latest from Japan from NBC news.

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2011
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By Lori Preuitt

SJ Rescue Dog Uses Tools Japan

A dog named Riley is back home after searching the ruble in Japan following a...View gallery

  • Riley in Japan
  • Riley in Japan
  • Riley in Japan
Thursday, May 5, 2011
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By DVICE

Earthquake Disaster Prompts Japan to Embrace U.S. Social Media

Earthquake Disaster Prompts Japan to Embrace U.S. Social Media

While China still blocks some of America's most popular social media services, Japan's office of the Prime Minister took the recent earthquake disaster as an opportunity to join the ranks of Facebook and...

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2011

SF Supervisors Host Fundraiser For Japan

SF Supervisors Host Fundraiser For Japan

San Francisco supervisors hope for a big turnout at a fundraiser for victims of Japan's quake and tsunami.

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2011

Military Evacs Arrive in NorCal

Military Evacs Arrive in NorCal

Family members of U.S. military personnel arrived back in U.S. soil Tuesday after being evacuated out of Japan.

Friday, Mar 18, 2011

NBC Bay Area Holds Telethon to Help Japan

NBC Bay Area Holds Telethon to Help Japan

This is how you can help the people of Japan.

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2011

Radiation Reality Check

Radiation Reality Check

A few questions and answers about radiation

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Mandatory Evacuation Area Expanded Along Coyote Creek in SJ

Mandatory Evacuation Area Expanded Along Coyote Creek in SJ

San Jose city officials have expanded mandatory evacuations due to flooding along Coyote Creek.

New Bill Aims to Limit Use of School Officers

New Bill Aims to Limit Use of School Officers

A nearly two-year long NBC Bay Area investigation revealed schools call the police on black students and children with disabilities at disproportionately higher rates than their peers. Following the series of Investigative Unit reports, California Assemblywoman Shirley Nash Weber (D-San Diego) is now proposing legislation that would require school districts to define the role and responsibilities of their campus based officers. Bigad Shaban reports on a story that first aired on Feb. 21.

Major Flooding Overwhelms San Jose Homes, Streets

Major Flooding Overwhelms San Jose Homes, Streets

Crews in San Jose were busy Tuesday rescuing people of all ages and pets trapped in cars and homes swamped by rising flood waters along Coyote Creek.

Do I Need a New Mattress?

Do I Need a New Mattress?

5 telltale signs that it might be time to upgrade the most important piece of furniture in the household

7 Earth-Size Worlds Found Orbiting Star; Could Hold Life

7 Earth-Size Worlds Found Orbiting Star; Could Hold Life

For the first time ever, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star — and these new worlds could hold life. This cluster of planets is less than 40 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius, according to NASA and the Belgian-led research team who announced the discovery Wednesday. The planets circle tightly around a dim dwarf star called Trappist-1, barely the size of Jupiter. Three are in the so-called habitable zone, where liquid water and, possibly life, might exist. The others are right on the doorstep.

Hundreds Forced to Evacuate Flooded SJ Mobile Home Parks

Hundreds Forced to Evacuate Flooded SJ Mobile Home Parks

A rising Coyote Creek led to new evacuations in San Jose late Tuesday. More than 500 units at mobile home parks in the Berryessa neighborhood were forced to evacuate the area.