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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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By Nina Lin

Best Moments From the 2017 Academy Awards

See some of the best moments from this year's Academy AwardsView gallery

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Little League President Fatally Stabbed Near San Jose Club
Little League President Fatally Stabbed Near San Jose Club

A president of a San Jose little league organization was fatally stabbed near a downtown nightclub early Sunday morning, marking the sixth homicide of the year in the South Bay city, according to police and the Eastridge Little League Facebook page.

Child Abuse Council Launches Investigation Into Foster Care
Child Abuse Council Launches Investigation Into Foster Care

High turnover rates and a severe social worker shortage are at the center of a new investigation by the Santa Clara County Child Abuse Council looking into the Department of Family and Children’s Services which provides support to more than 1,300 children in the foster system. The investigation comes in response to a series of NBC Bay Area reports exposing serious concerns about severe abuse and even a child’s death following questionable actions at DFCS.

Continued Cleanup: San Jose Works to Get Back on Track
Continued Cleanup: San Jose Works to Get Back on Track

The cleanup effort in San Jose continued Sunday as residents sorted through saturated belongings, assessed the damage done to waterlogged cars, and scraped away mud just five days after high-rising waters swallowed several neighborhoods.

Do I Need a New Mattress?
Do I Need a New Mattress?

5 telltale signs that it might be time to upgrade the most important piece of furniture in the household

Ali, Davis Win Best Supporting Actor, Actress Oscars
Ali, Davis Win Best Supporting Actor, Actress Oscars

As Mahershala Ali took home the first award of the evening winning the best supporting actor Oscar for 'Moonlight,' Sunday night's Oscars were shaping up to be one of the most turbulent and politically charged ceremonies in recent memory.

Procession Honors Fallen Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy
Procession Honors Fallen Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy

A police escort on Sunday transported the remains of veteran Alameda County sheriff's deputy Michael Foley, who was struck on Thursday by a jail transport bus and later died, from a hospital to the Alameda County Coroner's Office.