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Apr 16, 2013

Tsunami Generated by 8.0 Quake in South Pacific

Tsunami Generated by 8.0 Quake in South Pacific

A powerful earthquake in the South Pacific generated a tsunami Wednesday that prompting warnings to several island nations.

Aug 24, 2014

Scientists Forced to Rethink the "Big One"

Scientists Forced to Rethink the "Big One"

For the first time, scientists and emergency planners are examining whether a super quake could affect both Northern and Southern California, rendering the entire state helpless in the aftermath of the...

Jun 25, 2012

3.4 Quake Rattles San Jose

3.4 Quake Rattles San Jose

The earthquake hit around 1:15 a.m. Monday.

Jun 18, 2012

3.0 Earthquake Strikes Near The Geysers

3.0 Earthquake Strikes Near The Geysers

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.0 struck near The Geysers in Sonoma County this afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Surv

Jun 15, 2012

3.5 Quake Shakes Part of South Bay

3.5 Quake Shakes Part of South Bay

A 3.5 earthquake shook a portion of the South Bay Sunday morning.

Apr 11, 2012

Rare Earthquakes Strike In Three Different Regions

Rare Earthquakes Strike In Three Different Regions

Indonesia, Mexico and and off the coast of Oregon had an earthquake Wednesday. Jean Elle talks to officials at the U.S.G.S. about this phenomenon.

Jun 15, 2012

Tremors Rattle Morgan Hill, People's Nerves

Tremors Rattle Morgan Hill, People's Nerves

Small early morning tremors rattles an area close to Morgan Hill.

Jun 15, 2012

Detecting Earthquakes Is Around the Corner

Detecting Earthquakes Is Around the Corner

For years now California has been looking to develop an early warning system and San Diego is playing a major role in all of this.

Feb 29, 2012

Fracking and Earthquakes

Fracking and Earthquakes

Art McGarr, an earthquake expert at the US Geological Survey, speaks about how human mining and fracking can cause earthquakes.
This story was published Feb. 29, 2012, at 8:26 p.m.

Apr 16, 2013

Next Step For New Bay Bridge Involves Detour

Next Step For New Bay Bridge Involves Detour

Changes come early because construction is ahead of schedule.

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Warriors Beat Pelicans 106-99 in Game 1

Warriors Beat Pelicans 106-99 in Game 1

Stephen Curry scored 34 points with an MVP-worthy performance, and the Golden State Warriors went up big before holding off the New Orleans Pelicans 106-99 in their playoff opener Saturday.

PG&E Investigates Explosion Near Fresno; Victims Recovering

PG&E Investigates Explosion Near Fresno; Victims Recovering

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. investigators were at the scene Saturday of a natural gas pipeline blast at a sheriff's gun range, as four of the 11 people injured in the explosion were released from the hospital.

Boat Missing Out of Bodega Bay Found; 2 Dead, 2 Missing

Boat Missing Out of Bodega Bay Found; 2 Dead, 2 Missing

Deputies in the Sonoma County sheriff's helicopter crew located a boat Saturday morning that went missing out of Bodega Bay Friday evening, according to sheriff's officials.

CA Water-Saving Mandate Shrinks Cuts for Some Cities

CA Water-Saving Mandate Shrinks Cuts for Some Cities

Water use must plummet in each California community under Gov. Jerry Brown's sweeping plan to get through a relentless drought, but regulators on Saturday offered some cities relief from drastic cuts.

Berkeley Ordinance Goes After Tobacco Products

Berkeley Ordinance Goes After Tobacco Products

The city of Berkeley is considering what would be among the nation's strictest buffer zones for tobacco products, as it tries to keep them away from schoolchildren.

Bus Carrying UConn Students Catches Fire on Mass. Highway

Bus Carrying UConn Students Catches Fire on Mass. Highway

One of four chartered buses taking UConn students to Boston caught fire on a ramp to the Massachusetts Turnpike in Sturbridge, Massachusetts on Saturday in an incident passengers described as "terrifying." There...