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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Flood Threat Looms for N.Y. After Buffalo Snow

Flood Threat Looms for N.Y. After Buffalo Snow

Flood warnings were in effect for parts of New York on Sunday, as temperatures rise following a massive and deadly snowfall that dumped seven feet of snow on the Buffalo area and killed at least 13 people.

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Attempted Child Assault at San Francisco Park: Police

Attempted Child Assault at San Francisco Park: Police

San Francisco police are investigating an attempted assault on a 7-year-old child, possibly inside a park bathroom.

NBC Bay Area's Holiday Food Drive Nets 17,000 Bags

NBC Bay Area's Holiday Food Drive Nets 17,000 Bags

Saturday marked the start of NBC Bay Area's and Safeway's big holiday food drive, where anchors, reporters, and volunteers spent the day collecting food donations.

Farmers Spray Pesticides Near Schools

Farmers Spray Pesticides Near Schools

Many parents across the Bay Area have no idea what's happening near their children's schools, and often times schools don't know either. NBC Bay Area's Jenna Susko reports in a story that aired November...

Fire Destroys Campbell Spa, No Injuries Reported

Fire Destroys Campbell Spa, No Injuries Reported

A spa employee and a customer were forced to flee Saturday morning after a fire broke out at a South Bay spa.

D.C. Political Icon Marion Barry Dies at 78

D.C. Political Icon Marion Barry Dies at 78

Marion Barry, an icon of D.C. politics for more than 40 years, has died at age 78, his spokeswoman confirmed. Barry had been hospitalized Thursday after complaining of a urinary tract infection and died at about...

Elderly Man Killed in Fire at San Ramon Home; No Alarm

Elderly Man Killed in Fire at San Ramon Home; No Alarm

An elderly man was killed in a two-alarm house fire in San Ramon Saturday morning, a San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District spokeswoman said.