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The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

April 18 marks the 112th anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, one of the most devastating disasters in American history. Although the Richter scale would not be developed until the 1930s, the 1906 earthquake likely approached an 8.0 on the … Continue reading

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Earthquake on Earthquake Awareness Day Spurs Three Contradictory Emails About What to Do in an Earthquake

The irony of an earthquake on Earthquake Awareness Day was not lost on any of my Boalt Facebook friends, but things continued to get better as the administration sprang into action -issuing not one, but three emails about proper earthquake … Continue reading

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Japan natives raise money for tsunami and earthquake victims

Japan natives raise money for tsunami and earthquake victims Three local Japanese-American women are doing their part to keep support flowing for disaster relief efforts in their native country. Tomomi Colquitt, Yuka Tomlinson and Michiko English started “Hope for Japan … Continue reading

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