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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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Inside California's Historic Bail Bonds Raid

Inside California's Historic Bail Bonds Raid

NBC Bay Area gets the inside story of the state's multi-year investigation into the bail bonds industry. Law enforcement says that bail bonds agents worked with informants inside the jail to reach potential...

West Oakland BART Station Reopened After Shooting Injures 1 Person

West Oakland BART Station Reopened After Shooting Injures 1 Person

The West Oakland BART station was closed Tuesday night after a shooting left one person injured, according to authorities.

American Catholics Accept Non-Traditional Families: Survey

American Catholics Accept Non-Traditional Families: Survey

American Catholics are markedly tolerant of non-traditional families, with large majorities open to divorced, single, unmarried and gay parents, according to a Pew Research Center survey released on Wednesday in...

Death at County Jail Now a Criminal Investigation

Death at County Jail Now a Criminal Investigation

A death at the Santa Clara County Jail has turned into a criminal investigation. Three correctional officers involved in the death have had search warrants issued at their homes.

'Steam Explosion' Injures Worker in Santa Clara Video

'Steam Explosion' Injures Worker in Santa Clara Video

Santa Clara County turned up the pressure Tuesday on the Turner Construction Company in its ongoing dispute over a delayed $300 million hospital project scheduled to open on Sept.

Steinle Family Files 3 Claims in Pier 14 Shooting

Steinle Family Files 3 Claims in Pier 14 Shooting

The family of a young woman gunned down along Pier 14 in San Francisco filed three claims against San Francisco and federal agencies on Tuesday, saying that failed gun storage, a failed "Sanctuary City" policy...