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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.

Apr 16, 2013

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.

Jun 15, 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.

Jun 15, 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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BART Investigating Racist Vandalism Directed at Employees

BART Investigating Racist Vandalism Directed at Employees

Reports that BART employees have been subjected to racist and threatening messages scrawled on lockers are under investigation, BART said Thursday, but an attorney representing the workers said the agency...

Bomb Squad Called to Investigate Package at BART

Bomb Squad Called to Investigate Package at BART

A bomb squad was called in Friday morning during the rush-hour commute as police investigated a suspicious package at the Dublin/Pleasanton BART station.

Server Crashes at SJC, Doors Rendered Inoperable

Server Crashes at SJC, Doors Rendered Inoperable

A computer server at Mineta San Jose International Airport caused flight delays Friday morning, when some sort of glitch made stopped the automatic doors at check-in areas and the jet-bridge entrances...

Muni Riders Suffer Power Outage, Tree Down

Muni Riders Suffer Power Outage, Tree Down

Muni riders had a rough morning on Friday with service at a standstill for five hours in the Castro because of a power outage, and then a tree fell down affecting the lines in North Beach.

Hearing Set on "Slender Man" Stabbing Suspect's Mental Health

Hearing Set on "Slender Man" Stabbing Suspect's Mental Health

The mental health of one of two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fictional character called Slender Man is up for discussion in a Wisconsin court. Two doctors have filed...

Elderly Driver Jumps Curb, Injures 5 at Palo Alto Cafe

Elderly Driver Jumps Curb, Injures 5 at Palo Alto Cafe

Six people were injured, one critically, when a car driven by a 90-year-old man slammed into the outside street seating at the University Cafe in Palo Alto during lunchtime Thursday.