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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 intact. An intact bell rings louder than a cracked bell."

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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Email Shows Kushner's Stricter Approach on Ethics Than Trump

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Flooding Concerns Ramp up as Powerful Storm Targets Bay Area

Flooding Concerns Ramp up as Powerful Storm Targets Bay Area

Another powerful storm expected to douse the Bay Area Sunday night and Monday morning could pack threats of flooding, mudslides, toppled trees and power outages.

Anderson Reservoir Continues to Spill

Anderson Reservoir Continues to Spill

For the second day in a row, a torrent of water on Sunday flowed over the Anderson Reservoir spillway, marking a phenomenon that hadn't happened for 11 years until this weekend.

Scientists Question Using Waste Water From Oil Fields

Scientists Question Using Waste Water From Oil Fields

It’s been done for two decades but after the release of a new report, controversy is building. Should farmers irrigate crops with waste water from oil extraction? Even with recent rains, the demand for water sources is high. About 80 percent of the water used by Californians goes to agriculture. Stephen Stock investigates as scientists call for a halt to the practice until more is known about the chemicals in that water.

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, according to a pair of memoranda signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly. The memos dated Friday seek to implement President Donald Trump's broad directive to crack down on illegal immigration. Kelly outlines plans to hire thousands of additional enforcement agents, expand on the priority list for immigrants marked for immediate removal and enlist local law enforcement to help make arrests, according to a person briefed on the documents, who confirmed the details to The Associated Press.

Mudslide in Orinda Threatens Stability of Transmission Tower

Mudslide in Orinda Threatens Stability of Transmission Tower

Crews in Orinda on Sunday raced to shore up the soil beneath a transmission tower after a recent mudslide threatened to knock over the soaring structure, according to a PG&E spokesperson.

Sexual Battery Reported Inside of SJSU Fraternity House

Sexual Battery Reported Inside of SJSU Fraternity House

A female partygoer was allegedly the victim of sexual battery inside a San Jose State University fraternity house, according to police.