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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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'La La Land' Brings in Record-Tying 14 Oscar Nominations

'La La Land' Brings in Record-Tying 14 Oscar Nominations

The candy-colored love letter to musicals "La La Land" has landed a record-tying 14 Academy Awards nominations, matching it with "Titanic" and "All About Eve" for most nominations ever.

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Governor Declares State of Emergency For 50 Counties

Governor Declares State of Emergency For 50 Counties

Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday declared a state of emergency for 50 California counties that were drenched by December and January storms that caused tens of millions of dollars in damage. All nine Bay Area counties

Uber Driver Strikes Man 'Clearly Outside of Crosswalk:' PD

Uber Driver Strikes Man 'Clearly Outside of Crosswalk:' PD

An Uber driver on his way to pick up a passenger ended up striking a man crossing the street in San Jose who was “clearly outside of crosswalk,” San Jose police said, and was taken to the hospital with...

911 Ambulance Response Meltdown Alarms SF Officials

911 Ambulance Response Meltdown Alarms SF Officials

NBC Bay Area’s investigative unit has uncovered a near complete 911 ambulance response meltdown in San Francisco that left at least five people with no ambulances to immediately take them to the hospital.

How the Right Mattress Can Ease Back Pain

How the Right Mattress Can Ease Back Pain

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Trump Repeats Debunked Illegal Votes Claim to Lawmakers

Trump Repeats Debunked Illegal Votes Claim to Lawmakers

President Donald Trump asserted in a private meeting with congressional leaders Monday night that he would have won the popular vote in the 2016 election if 3 million to 5 million immigrants living in the...

Wife of Artist Colony Leader Apologizes About Deadly Blaze

Wife of Artist Colony Leader Apologizes About Deadly Blaze

The wife of the founder of a ramshackle Oakland artists' colony where dozens of people burned to death in a fire last month says she's sorry about what happened but is angry about what she called "pretty...