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March 12, 2011 | 11:07 pm

Japan Aftermath in Pictures

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We’re huge fans of Boston.com’s Big Picture blog, a site dedicated to finding and presenting (in large format) some of the most amazing photographs documenting global news events, big and small. Have a look at the images they’ve pulled together from Japan over the last few days. Images speak a thousand words, indeed.

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How to Help Japan

March 12, 2011 | 10:46 pm

How to Help Japan

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If you’re interested in donating money or time to the relief efforts in Japan following this week’s devastating earthquake and tsunamis, here’s a list of just a few of the organizations with programs dedicated to the cause: American Red Cross Doctors Without Borders Salvation Army Save the Children AmeriCares Global Giving Please note that KQED […]

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March 12, 2011 | 4:07 pm

Interview: USGS Quake Expert on Likelihood of 9.0 Earthquake in California and Pacific Northwest

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On Friday, after the massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami had hit Japan, Gretchen Weber of KQED’s Climate Watch spoke with Tom Brocher, Director of the Earthquake Science Center at the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park. Pretty interesting conversation for those of us who live in quake territory. After cautioning to be mindful of the […]

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Tsunami Warning for California, Oregon

March 11, 2011 | 2:26 am

Tsunami Warning for California, Oregon

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CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED NEWS ON THIS STORY The latest tsunami warning message from the West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center (2:30 a.m. PST, and first posted by the National Weather Service) includes expected first arrival times for several locations along the coast: Crescent City (Del Norte County): 7:23 a.m. San Francisco: 8:08 a.m. […]

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