For 15 years, journalist Chauncey Bailey was a constant presence in Oakland, Calif., newspapers, radio and television. The Chauncey Bailey Project hide caption

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Half-sunken boats, docks and debris lie tangled in Crescent City, Calif., after a tsunami surged Friday in Northern California. Josh Jackson/AP hide caption

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A crater filled with water marks the site of a pipeline explosion that caused a fire in a San Bruno, Calif., neighborhood, on Sept. 9. Max Whittaker/Getty Images hide caption

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Pam Simon, an outreach coordinator for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, smiles as she visits the congresswoman's Tucson office Friday only days after being shot in the wrist and chest during the rampage that critically injured Giffords. Nineteen people were shot, six fatally. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge N. Randy Smith hears arguments Monday in San Francisco. Monday's hearing was just the latest twist in the long legal battle over California's ban on same-sex marriage. Eric Risberg/Pool, AP hide caption

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