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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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Oakland Warehouse Investigation Nearly Complete

Oakland Warehouse Investigation Nearly Complete

On Wednesday, officials were nearing the end of the recovery efforts inside of the Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36. The ATF said that a refrigerator is one possible reason the warehouse caught on

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Officials Declare State of Emergency Due to Warehouse Fire

Officials Declare State of Emergency Due to Warehouse Fire

Oakland officials on Tuesday have declared a local state of emergency due to a deadly warehouse fire that killed dozens of people.

Oakland Warehouse Blaze: Faces of the Victims

Oakland Warehouse Blaze: Faces of the Victims

They were artists, musicians, students and teachers, as young as 17 and most with long lives ahead of them. But those lives, at least 36, were cut short when an Oakland warehouse-turned-residence went up...

9 More Victims Identified in Deadly Oakland Warehouse Fire

9 More Victims Identified in Deadly Oakland Warehouse Fire

The Alameda County Coroner’s Bureau late Tuesday night positively identified nine more victims of the Oakland warehouse fire.

Rain On Its Way Back to the Bay Area as Storm Rolls In

Rain On Its Way Back to the Bay Area as Storm Rolls In

Rain is on the way back to the Bay Area this week, and that may mean a bit of relief from the cold, forecasters say.

Oakland Leaders Call For Probe Into Illegal Live-Work Spaces

Oakland Leaders Call For Probe Into Illegal Live-Work Spaces

Oakland city leaders on Tuesday called for an independent investigation and pledged immediate action regarding other buildings throughout the city that are similar to the so-called Ghost Ship warehouse, where at...

Donald Trump Is Time's 2016 Person of the Year

Donald Trump Is Time's 2016 Person of the Year

Donald Trump, who was elected the 45th president of the United States after a raucous and unprecedented campaign, is Time's 2016 Person of the Year. The magazine announced its pick on NBC's "Today" Wednesday...