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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.

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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Officer Injured, Windows Smashed in SF Protest

Officer Injured, Windows Smashed in SF Protest

Demonstrations in San Francisco's Union Square escalated Friday evening as several hundred protesters marched on Market Street and some smashed businesses' windows or set off fireworks along the way.

Rainfall Expected Throughout Bay Area

Rainfall Expected Throughout Bay Area

Rain is expected Friday night in much of the Bay Area and might continue through the weekend and into next week, according to the National Weather Service.

Experts Say Prolonged Drought Has Left Trees Unstable, Vulnerable

Experts Say Prolonged Drought Has Left Trees Unstable, Vulnerable

Thirsty trees affected by the drought could certainly use some rain, but it's a delicate balance. Too much could mean serious trouble. Kimberly Tere reports.

#Blackout Black Friday Protest Shuts Down BART

#Blackout Black Friday Protest Shuts Down BART

Protesters shut BART down on Friday, hoping to block passage and shopping for four hours - the time 18-year-old Michael Brown's corpse lay in the street in Ferguson after a police officer fatally shot him this...

1 Dead, 1 Injured After Shooting at Chicago Nordstrom

1 Dead, 1 Injured After Shooting at Chicago Nordstrom

One person died after two people were shot at a Nordstrom in Chicago Friday night, according to authorities. A male victim is dead, while a female victim in critical condition has been transferred to...

Palo Alto Detective Sends Photo of Suspect From Her Phone

Palo Alto Detective Sends Photo of Suspect From Her Phone

A Palo Alto police detective texted a photo of a "scantily clad" female suspect to a supervisor for no legitimate law enforcement reason and the supervisor took more than two weeks to report it, a police auditor...