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Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013

Prepare for California's Next Earthquake

Prepare for California's Next Earthquake

California Earthquake Authority and the American Red Cross team up to make sure you're ready the next time disaster strikes. Read on for safety tips…

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2012

How To Prepare For The Next Large-Scale Earthquake

How To Prepare For The Next Large-Scale Earthquake

Despite the threat of earthquakes, most Californians are unprepared for the next disaster. Thankfully, the CEA and the Red Cross have teamed up to change that.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012

The Red Cross Bay Area's Earthquake Safety Guide

The Red Cross Bay Area's Earthquake Safety Guide

Read the Red Cross's recommendations for staying safe in a quake.

Monday, May 13, 2013

3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits East of San Jose

3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits East of San Jose

No reports of damage

Thursday, Jun 27, 2013

Gov. Brown on Bay Bridge Bolt Problem: S--- Happens

Gov. Brown on Bay Bridge Bolt Problem: S--- Happens

Brown says public still confident in Bay Bridge

Monday, May 13, 2013

Bay Bridge Has Bolts Similar to Banned Bolts

Bay Bridge Has Bolts Similar to Banned Bolts

The new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has more than 1,200 bolts that could be problematic, experts say.

Monday, May 13, 2013

First Confirmed Japanese Tsunami Debris in California

First Confirmed Japanese Tsunami Debris in California

A barnacle-covered fishing boat that washed ashore this month in Crescent City has been confirmed as the first debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan to reach California's shores. The National Oceanic Atmospheric

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013

4.3 Magnitude Quake Hits off California Coast

4.3 Magnitude Quake Hits off California Coast

Authorities say there are no reports of damage after an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3 hit off the coast of Northern California Sunday morning.

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013

Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Rattles the North Bay

Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Rattles the North Bay

Residents in the North Bay were shaken up overnight by a magnitude 4.5 earthquake just north of Santa Rosa.

Monday, Mar 11, 2013

Japanese Teens Deliver a Lesson on Japan's Disaster

Japanese Teens Deliver a Lesson on Japan's Disaster

A group of visiting Japanese high school students is in the Bay Area this week, speaking to their American counterparts about Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami, which marked its second anniversary...

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Treasurer Sanctions Wells Fargo, Suspends Business

Treasurer Sanctions Wells Fargo, Suspends Business

California’s State Treasurer on Wednesday sanctioned Wells Fargo and ordered the suspension of business relationships between his office and the bank for one year after a scandal that has rocked the nation over...

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Soda-Tax Battle Bubbles up in San Francisco

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The national fight over sugary soda is bubbling up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where voters in November will consider a tax on the drinks that many health experts say contribute to diabetes, obesity and tooth...

Senate Votes to Override Obama's Veto of 9/11 Bill

Senate Votes to Override Obama's Veto of 9/11 Bill

The Senate acted decisively Wednesday to override President Barack Obama's veto of Sept. 11 legislation, setting the stage for the contentious bill to become law despite flaws that Obama and top Pentagon...

Governor Signs Bill Targeting 'Doctor Shopping' For Opioids

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California doctors will be required to check a database of prescription narcotics before writing scripts for addictive drugs under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown signed Tuesday that aims to address the scourge of...