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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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Donations for Homeless People Stolen From Mercy Mobile

Donations for Homeless People Stolen From Mercy Mobile

A mobile home used to deliver cold weather supplies to homeless people in the South Bay was ransacked on Thursday night.

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San Bernardino Recalls 'Senseless' Terror Attack

San Bernardino Recalls 'Senseless' Terror Attack

At the moment when shooters unleashed terror on San Bernardino a year ago, county employees remembered their fallen colleagues with a moment of silence late Friday morning. A bell rang 14 times in memory of each...

Rogue 'Get Your S--- Together' Anti-Hate BART Campaign

Rogue 'Get Your S--- Together' Anti-Hate BART Campaign

An unknown number of posters slapped up on BART trains began surfacing on Friday telling racists to "get their s--- together," which are not approved by the transit agency.

Airbnb's New Rules Abroad Could Impact San Francisco

Airbnb's New Rules Abroad Could Impact San Francisco

The popular home-sharing website Airbnb announced new enforcement measures on Thursday for some of its European users, which could impact consumers in the U.S., including those in the Bay Area.

Football Player Accused of Sexual Assault Released

Football Player Accused of Sexual Assault Released

A 15-year-old football player at Concord's De La Salle High School who was accused of sexually assaulting a female student from neighboring Carondelet High School has been released from custody, a prosecutor...

Man Who Killed Ex-NFL Player Joe McKnight Released: Sheriff

Man Who Killed Ex-NFL Player Joe McKnight Released: Sheriff

The shooting death of an ex-NFL player in a New Orleans suburb was a "road rage" incident that began on a nearby bridge, a sheriff said Friday, as he urged against a rush to judgment and defended his handling of...

Deputy US Marshal Describes Manhunt for Escaped Inmates

Deputy US Marshal Describes Manhunt for Escaped Inmates

One of the agents who helped capture two inmates who escaped from the Santa Clara County Main Jail last week is glad both fugitives are back behind bars.