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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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Chechen Extremist Behind Turkey Attack: US Congressman

Chechen Extremist Behind Turkey Attack: US Congressman

A Chechen extremist masterminded the triple suicide bombing at Istanbul's busiest airport that killed at least 44 people, a U.S. congressman said. U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, chairman of the House Committee...

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After Fatal Crash, New Rules Sought for Self-Driving Cars

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Obama to Replace Park Ranger's Stolen Coin

Obama to Replace Park Ranger's Stolen Coin

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Stabbings in Santa Rosa May Be Connected: Police

Stabbings in Santa Rosa May Be Connected: Police

Police believe one man may be responsible for two recent stabbings in Santa Rosa - the fatal stabbing of a homeless man Monday and the brutal attack on a man watching a movie inside the Roxy Theater on Wednesday...

SF Community  Reacts to Pentagon Lifting Trans Ban

SF Community Reacts to Pentagon Lifting Trans Ban

On Thursday, San Francisco politicians and residents spoke out in support of the Pentagon and its decision to lift the ban that prevented transgender people from openly serving in the armed forces.

AG Will Accept Prosecutor Call on Clinton Case: Official

AG Will Accept Prosecutor Call on Clinton Case: Official

A Justice Department official says Attorney General Loretta Lynch "expects to accept" whatever recommendation career prosecutors make in the investigation into Hillary Clinton's handling of emails.

Bay Area Highways Are Rampant With Roadkill: Study

Bay Area Highways Are Rampant With Roadkill: Study

A new report from the UC Davis Road Ecology Center says the Bay Area is rampant with danger zones.