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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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WATCH LIVE: Giants World Series Victory Parade

WATCH LIVE: Giants World Series Victory Parade

The San Francisco Giants World Series victory parade kicked off officially a little after noon with cheers, marching bands and the Giants themselves, sending tens of thousands of fans lined up on Market Street...

CHP Officer Charged With Stealing Pics

CHP Officer Charged With Stealing Pics

A California Highway Patrol officer is facing felony charges for allegedly stealing explicit photos from the phones of women he arrested.

"Incredible Explosion:" 2 Injured in Apartment Blast, Fire

"Incredible Explosion:" 2 Injured in Apartment Blast, Fire

An explosion, fire and "multiple injuries" were reported at a 4-unit apartment building in Walnut Creek Friday morning, sending crews to battle flames and two people to the hospital in critical condition.

Giants Parade Tips: Getting There By Car, BART or MUNI

Giants Parade Tips: Getting There By Car, BART or MUNI

The parade will start at Steuart and Market streets, travel along Market Street before making a right turn onto McAllister Street. It will end with a celebration at the Civic Center Plaza and City Hall.

1 Pilot Killed, 1 Injured in SpaceShipTwo Crash in Mojave Desert

1 Pilot Killed, 1 Injured in SpaceShipTwo Crash in Mojave Desert

One crew member was killed and another suffered a "major injury" after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane, designed for suborbital commercial flights above the Earth, went down Friday during a...

Schools Beg Students to Skip Parade

Schools Beg Students to Skip Parade

Over 4,200 students in San Francisco skipped school the last time the San Francisco Giants had a World Series parade. So this time around, administrators are hoping they can urge the kids to stay in school.