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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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