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Thursday, Oct 15, 2009

Not Safe Enough: Bay Area Bridges Still Need More Retrofitting

Not Safe Enough: Bay Area Bridges Still Need More Retrofitting

In the aftermath of the Loma Prieta earthquake, area bridges still need work.

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2009

Remember Loma Prieta With Statewide Drill

Remember Loma Prieta With Statewide Drill

Are you? The Great California ShakeOut is doing what it can to make practice perfect.

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012
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By Josh Kleinbaum

Remembering Loma Prieta 23 Years Later

It's been 23 years since the Bay Area was shaken by a 6.9 earthquake.View gallery

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Wednesday, Oct 14, 2009

Pier 39 Sea Lion Herd Swells To Record High

Pier 39 Sea Lion Herd Swells To Record High

A small band of sea lions who made their home on Pier 39 in weeks after Loma Prieta has ballooned to a record number in the past week.

Thursday, Oct 15, 2009

Earthquakes Are Inevitable; Destruction Is Not

Earthquakes Are Inevitable; Destruction Is Not

It's been 20 years since the Loma Prieta earthquake and experts say the advances since that horrible day are "remarkable."

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2009

Bay Bridge Eastern Span Project's To Do List

Bay Bridge Eastern Span Project's To Do List

Because tens of thousands of us drive within a few feet of the construction now under way on the Bay Bridge, it just might be the most closely watched project in the Bay Area.

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2009

Millions in Earthquake Upgrades on Tap for State

Millions in Earthquake Upgrades on Tap for State

"The timely delivery of earthquake information can mean the difference between life and death."

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2009

New Staggering Stats for SF Earthquake Risk

New Staggering Stats for SF Earthquake Risk

30,000 of San Francisco's 120,000 buildings might be destroyed in an earthquake similar to 1989's Loma Prieta rumble.

Monday, May 13, 2013

3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits East of San Jose

3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits East of San Jose

No reports of damage

Thursday, Jun 27, 2013

Gov. Brown on Bay Bridge Bolt Problem: S--- Happens

Gov. Brown on Bay Bridge Bolt Problem: S--- Happens

Brown says public still confident in Bay Bridge

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