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.

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...

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.

Apr 18, 2014
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By Mathew Luschek

The Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

Images from the great 1906 earthquake of San Francisco. See Full Gallery

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.

Oct 12, 2011

Before an Earthquake: What You Should Know

Before an Earthquake: What You Should Know

Click on the links for earthquake information.

Jun 27, 2011
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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... See Full Gallery

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... See Full Gallery

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. See Full Gallery

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WATCH LIVE: Obama Talks Economy in Wisconsin

WATCH LIVE: Obama Talks Economy in Wisconsin

President Barack Obama is set to deliver remark on the economy at the University of Wisconsin in La Crosse.

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Judge Denies Contractor's Balcony Request

Judge Denies Contractor's Balcony Request

A judge on Thursday denied a general contractor's request to be present when investigators examine the wreckage of a balcony in Berkeley that gave way, killing six students last month.

Woman Fatally Shot at Pier 14 in SF

Woman Fatally Shot at Pier 14 in SF

San Francisco police late Wednesday are investigating a shooting on the Embarcadero.

News Crews Mugged, Cameras Stolen at Pier

News Crews Mugged, Cameras Stolen at Pier

An NBC Bay Area news crew was attacked early Thursday morning while reporting a story, in a mugging that injured the photographer, whose camera gear was also stolen.

Popular Lake Closed Because of Toxic Algae Bloom

Popular Lake Closed Because of Toxic Algae Bloom

For the second summer in a row, Oakland's Lake Temescal will be closed to swimmers indefinitely because of toxic green blue algae, likely exacerbated by California's drought, though the rest of the park remains...

Motorcyclist Strikes Two Pedestrians in San Francisco

Motorcyclist Strikes Two Pedestrians in San Francisco

A motorcyclist slid into several pedestrians in San Francisco on Wednesday night in San Francisco, sending the cyclist and two others to the hospital.

Moraga Residents Frustrated Over St. Mary's College Parties

Moraga Residents Frustrated Over St. Mary's College Parties

Moraga residents frustrated over rowdy parties thrown by St. Mary's College students are asking town leaders for increased regulations against party houses.