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1989 LOMA PRIETA EARTHQUAKE

1989 LOMA PRIETA EARTHQUAKE

A look back at the devastating 6.9 earthquake that rocked the Bay Area in 1989

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 06:05 PM PDT

VIDEO VAULT: Loma Prieta Quake Special Part 6

VIDEO VAULT: Loma Prieta Quake Special Part 6

From the NBC Bay Area video vault, part six of the KNTV special that originally aired in 1990, on the one-year anniversary of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. [Original airdate: Oct. 17, 1990]

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 01:52 PM PDT

SF Fireboats: The Boat That Saved the Neighborhood

SF Fireboats: The Boat That Saved the Neighborhood

It was 5:04 p.m. on October 17, 1989, when a powerful magnitude 6.9 earthquake shook the soft soil of San Francisco's Marina District, crumpling the neighborhood's old wooden buildings like paper, and sending a...

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 09:16 PM PDT

“It Sounded Like A Bomb Went Off” — Loma Prieta in Pictures

“It Sounded Like A Bomb Went Off” — Loma Prieta in Pictures

The U.S. Geological Survey published 103 photographs from the aftermath of the Loma Prieta quake — named after the Loma Prieta peak, the earthquake’s epicenter in the Santa Cruz Mountains — on their website...

Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 at 03:41 PM PDT

Santana to Perform National Anthem During NBA Finals

Santana to Perform National Anthem During NBA Finals

The NBA announced Saturday that Carlos Santana and his wife, Cindy Blackman-Santana, will perform the National Anthem at Game 2 of the Championship Finals on Sunday.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 11:36 PM PDT

Marriott Marquis Hotel Stands Tall After Loma Prieta Earthquake

Marriott Marquis Hotel Stands Tall After Loma Prieta Earthquake

Hundreds of San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel employees bowed in prayer Friday to mark the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake. Monte Francis reports.

REMEMBERING THE '89 QUAKE
A look back at the devastating 6.9 earthquake that rocked the Bay Area at 5:04 p.m. on Oct.17, 1989 and killed 63 people, injured more than 3,700 and caused more than $6 billion in damage.
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