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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.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Items to Keep in an Earthquake Emergency Kit

There are things you can do right now to prepare for a major earthquake.View gallery

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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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Shots Fired Inside Condo at Santana Row in San Jose
Shots Fired Inside Condo at Santana Row in San Jose

San Jose police on Monday responded to the popular Santana Row shopping mall after receiving a report about shots being fired.

Pepper Spray Prompts Evacuations at South San Jose Hotel
Pepper Spray Prompts Evacuations at South San Jose Hotel

Pepper spray floating in the air inside a hotel lobby in South San Jose prompted evacuations Monday morning, according to fire officials.

Firefighters Contain Brush Blaze Near Gilroy
Firefighters Contain Brush Blaze Near Gilroy

A fast-moving brush blaze that torched 125 acres south of Gilroy Sunday is 100 percent contained, Cal Fire announced Monday.

'I Did Not Collude,' Kushner Says on Russia Ties
'I Did Not Collude,' Kushner Says on Russia Ties

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner denied Monday that he colluded with Russians in the course of President Donald Trump's White House bid, declaring in a statement ahead of interviews with congressional...

Runners Flock to San Francisco for Annual Marathon
Runners Flock to San Francisco for Annual Marathon

For the 40th time Sunday, the city by the bay transformed into a competitive racing course as thousands of runners duked it out at the San Francisco Marathon.

Dozens of Cars Burglarized in Livermore, Brentwood
Dozens of Cars Burglarized in Livermore, Brentwood

Police are looking for suspects who burglarized dozens of vehicles in Livermore and Brentwood last week.