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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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Large Fire Burning in Santa Cruz Mountains

Large Fire Burning in Santa Cruz Mountains

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Cal Fire Responding to Fire in Santa Cruz Mountains

Cal Fire Responding to Fire in Santa Cruz Mountains

Cal Fire crews are responding to a fire in the Santa Cruz mountains, authorities said Monday afternoon.

Calif. Braces for Heat Again, Fire in Sonoma Co.

Calif. Braces for Heat Again, Fire in Sonoma Co.

Californians braced for another hot day as forecasters warned of soaring temperatures and wildfires, including one burning in Sonoma County, due to hot, dry and windy conditions.

Soil Engineers Test Sinking Millennium Tower

Soil Engineers Test Sinking Millennium Tower

Independent soil engineers began installing data devices on Monday to track the troubles of, and monitor the soil around, the Millennium Tower, which has earned the dubious nickname, the “sinking tower of...

NY Tourists Victims of Hate Crime After Folsom Street Fair

NY Tourists Victims of Hate Crime After Folsom Street Fair

Police are investigating a report of a hate crime Saturday night outside a restaurant in San Francisco's Western Addition neighborhood after a pair of New York tourists said they were pepper-sprayed after...

Debate Night: Clinton, Trump Set for High-Stakes Showdown

Debate Night: Clinton, Trump Set for High-Stakes Showdown

With millions watching and the American presidency on the line, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are poised for a must-see showdown Monday night, pitting the Democrat's call for steady, experienced leadership...

Stanford Undergrad Returns to Campus After 40 Years

Stanford Undergrad Returns to Campus After 40 Years

Nearly 7,000 undergraduate students will begin classes Monday at Stanford University. One of those students is Bob King, a sophomore originally from Palo Alto. He’s also a senior.