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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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Serena Williams Avoids Earliest Ever Exit at Wimbledon

Serena Williams Avoids Earliest Ever Exit at Wimbledon

Down a break in the final set and one point away from falling behind 3-0, Serena Williams refused to buckle on Centre Court.

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Boy, 6, Killed by Car at San Jose's Oakridge Mall

Boy, 6, Killed by Car at San Jose's Oakridge Mall

A 6-year-old boy was struck and killed by a Mercedes driver in the parking lot of Westfield Oakridge Shopping Center in San Jose on Thursday evening, while he was walking in the parking lot with his mother...

Funds Set Up to Help Oldest Park Ranger

Funds Set Up to Help Oldest Park Ranger

At least two groups are raising funds for Betty Reid Soskin, the nation’s oldest full-time park ranger, who was beaten and robbed while she slept at her Richmond, California apartment this week.

Golden Gate Bridge, Ferry and Transit Fares Increase

Golden Gate Bridge, Ferry and Transit Fares Increase

Most tolls on the Golden Gate Bridge will increase 25 cents on Friday

Busy Travel Expected During July 4 Weekend

Busy Travel Expected During July 4 Weekend

Economic conditions are behind what's expected to be the second busiest July 4th holiday weekend for California residents who plan to travel, according to a AAA survey.

Gunmen Kill 4, Take Dozens of Hostages in Bangladesh

Gunmen Kill 4, Take Dozens of Hostages in Bangladesh

Attackers stormed a restaurant Friday night in Bangladesh’s capital, taking about 40 people hostage and killing four security personnel, according to officials, NBC News reported.

BART Unveils Sleek New Cars for East Bay Extension

BART Unveils Sleek New Cars for East Bay Extension

After months of trouble, some good news is finally coming from BART's East Bay line.