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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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7 Injured After Car Crashes Into Dublin Restaurant

7 Injured After Car Crashes Into Dublin Restaurant

Seven people were transported to the hospital late Thursday after a car crashed into a restaurant in Dublin, officials said.

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NYC Doc Tests Positive for Ebola: Officials

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Santa Clara School Board Censures Trustee Stampolis

Santa Clara School Board Censures Trustee Stampolis

The Santa Clara Unified School District Board of Education on Thursday approved a resolution to censure trustee Chris Stampolis after parents and teachers have called for his resignation.

CHP Officer Suspected of Forwarding Nude Photos

CHP Officer Suspected of Forwarding Nude Photos

Court documents show a California Highway Patrol officer is suspected of secretly sending nude photos of a DUI suspect from her cellphone to his own phone.

 Ex-SJPD Officer Says Mayor Reed Aide Told Him to "Lie"

Ex-SJPD Officer Says Mayor Reed Aide Told Him to "Lie"

More serious fallout from the allegations by a former San Jose police recruit: Now a former San Jose police officer tells NBC Bay Area he received a phone call over the weekend from Victor Ajlouny, a political...

Students, Staff, Alumni Swim More Than 14,000 Laps In Memory Of Late Teacher

Students, Staff, Alumni Swim More Than 14,000 Laps In Memory Of Late Teacher

Present-day students at San Jose's Presentation High School didn't know Claire Buchser. That didn't stop them from swimming thousands of laps, and raising thousands of dollars in her memory.