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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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IOC Approves 5 New Sports, Including Skateboarding, Surfing, for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

IOC Approves 5 New Sports, Including Skateboarding, Surfing, for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Olympic leaders have approved the addition of five sports to the program of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, including youth-oriented events such as skateboarding and surfing. LiLi Tan reports.

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Police Chief Slams Officer Nabbed in Vietnamese Gang Bust

In taking down a Vietnamese street gang, San Jose police say they arrested one of their own and nabbed nearly two dozen alleged gang members.

Woman Viciously Beaten by Passing Stranger in SF: Police

Woman Viciously Beaten by Passing Stranger in SF: Police

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Hillary Clinton Hobnobs With Bay Area's Tech Glitterati

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Better Sleep = Better Grades

Better Sleep = Better Grades

A recent study finds that sleep quality is strongly linked to academic success

'Like Dante's Inferno': Italy Quake Death Toll Rises to 159

'Like Dante's Inferno': Italy Quake Death Toll Rises to 159

The death toll from the magnitude 6.2 earthquake that struck central Italy early Wednesday, has reached at least 159, as rescuers raced to pull residents buried beneath debris. The strong tremor hit at...

Protesters Seek 'Pink Slip' For Embattled Judge

Protesters Seek 'Pink Slip' For Embattled Judge

The pressure is mounting to unseat a local judge.