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Sunday, Dec 11, 2011

Earthquakes Threaten CA Schools

Earthquakes Threaten CA Schools

Could the school year be called off on account of earthquake? Maybe, because the state agency tasked with ensuring schoolhouse safety in California isn't doing its job, according to a report.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011

Earthquakes: East Coast vs. West Coast

Earthquakes: East Coast vs. West Coast

"Rocks on the East Coast are better transmitters of energy that rocks on the West Coast," said Dr. Lucy Jones, of Caltech in Pasadena. "Out here they are broken up. On the East Coast, the rocks are relatively...

Thursday, Oct 20, 2011

Quake Survival Kits for Work, Home, Car

Quake Survival Kits for Work, Home, Car

When the big one hits, experts say mobile survival kits will be key.

Thursday, Oct 15, 2015
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By Mathew Luschek

The Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

Images from the great 1906 earthquake of San Francisco.View gallery

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Thursday, Oct 13, 2011

$4.6 Million for Earthquake Research

$4.6 Million for Earthquake Research

Current quake research includes just 100 years of seismic history.

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016

Before an Earthquake: What You Should Know

Before an Earthquake: What You Should Know

Click on the links for earthquake information.

Monday, Aug 31, 2015
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By Jonathan Lloyd

What You'll Find Along the San Andreas Fault

A look at what you'll find along the southern portion of the 800-mile-long San...View gallery

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Friday, Mar 18, 2011
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By Amanda Martinez

Dramatic Photos: Devastation in Japan

A magnitude 8.9 earthquake slammed Japan's northeastern coast Friday, unleashing...View gallery

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Thursday, Apr 7, 2011
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By Lori Preuitt

March 2011: Tsunami Hits California Coast

Those tsunami warnings were real this time. Just look at Santa Cruz harbor.View gallery

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Instant Replay: Giants Lose Six-run Lead, Rally in 10th for Win

Instant Replay: Giants Lose Six-run Lead, Rally in 10th for Win

The Giants were on cruise control early on with 6-0 lead, but then had to rally back in the 10th inning to win a crucial game vs. the Padres.

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Man in SF Standoff Was Carrying Airsoft Gun: SFFD

Man in SF Standoff Was Carrying Airsoft Gun: SFFD

The San Francisco Civic Center and United Nations Plaza were evacuated Saturday due to a standoff with an armed man that lasted roughly six hours, police said.

Kaep Joins Protest at Oakland High School Football Game

Kaep Joins Protest at Oakland High School Football Game

High school students in the East Bay are following Colin Kaepernick’s lead and helping to shine a light on issues of police brutality and racial inequality in the United States by not standing during the...

Influential Political Activist Rose Pak Laid to Rest in SF

Influential Political Activist Rose Pak Laid to Rest in SF

San Francisco icon Rose Pak will be laid to rest Saturday at Old Saint Mary's Cathedral.

Does Sleep Quality Affect Memory?

Does Sleep Quality Affect Memory?

How getting a full night’s sleep is crucial to your brain’s ability to form memories

Charlotte Police Release Portions of Scott Shooting Footage

Charlotte Police Release Portions of Scott Shooting Footage

Charlotte police released dramatic video footage Saturday that shows officers surrounding a black man with his hands at his side before shots are fired and he buckles to the ground.

Karl the Fog-Infused Vodka Martini Fetches $43

Karl the Fog-Infused Vodka Martini Fetches $43

A vodka martini that’s all the rage in San Francisco is selling for $43.

Why the hefty price tag? Karl the Fog.