Special Section: Earthquakes - NBC Bay Area
Sunday, Dec 11, 2011

Earthquakes Threaten CA Schools

Earthquakes Threaten CA Schools

Could the school year be called off on account of earthquake? Maybe, because the state agency tasked with ensuring schoolhouse safety in California isn't doing its job, according to a report.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011

Earthquakes: East Coast vs. West Coast

Earthquakes: East Coast vs. West Coast

"Rocks on the East Coast are better transmitters of energy that rocks on the West Coast," said Dr. Lucy Jones, of Caltech in Pasadena. "Out here they are broken up. On the East Coast, the rocks are relatively...

Thursday, Oct 20, 2011

Quake Survival Kits for Work, Home, Car

Quake Survival Kits for Work, Home, Car

When the big one hits, experts say mobile survival kits will be key.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

Items to Keep in an Earthquake Emergency Kit

There are things you can do right now to prepare for a major earthquake.View gallery

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Monday, Mar 5, 2018
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By Mathew Luschek

The Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

Images from the great 1906 earthquake of San Francisco.View gallery

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Thursday, Oct 13, 2011

$4.6 Million for Earthquake Research

$4.6 Million for Earthquake Research

Current quake research includes just 100 years of seismic history.

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016

Before an Earthquake: What You Should Know

Before an Earthquake: What You Should Know

Click on the links for earthquake information.

Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018
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By Jonathan Lloyd

What You'll Find Along the San Andreas Fault

A look at what you'll find along the southern portion of the 800-mile-long San...View gallery

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Friday, Mar 18, 2011
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By Amanda Martinez

Dramatic Photos: Devastation in Japan

A magnitude 8.9 earthquake slammed Japan's northeastern coast Friday, unleashing...View gallery

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Thursday, Apr 7, 2011
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By Lori Preuitt

March 2011: Tsunami Hits California Coast

Those tsunami warnings were real this time. Just look at Santa Cruz harbor.View gallery

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3-Alarm Fire in San Francisco's Inner Sunset Leaves 1 Dead
3-Alarm Fire in San Francisco's Inner Sunset Leaves 1 Dead

One person died and a firefighter suffered a non-life threatening injury after a fire broke out in San Francisco's Inner Sunset neighborhood Saturday night, according to the fire department.

Bringing Care to the Bay Area: Comcast Cares Day 2018
Bringing Care to the Bay Area: Comcast Cares Day 2018

The nation’s largest, single-day corporate volunteer effort by NBCUniversal and Comcast is set to take place Saturday across the nation and in about 20 countries including the United Kingdom and the...

Bay Area Falls Behind on Earthquake Safety: Report
Bay Area Falls Behind on Earthquake Safety: Report

A newspaper analysis finds the San Francisco Bay Area is falling behind on efforts to retrofit buildings that are vulnerable to collapse during a major earthquake. The Los Angeles Times reports Sunday...

Decision 2018: Race for California Governor on NBC Bay Area
Decision 2018: Race for California Governor on NBC Bay Area

The race to become California's next governor takes center stage next month. On May 8, NBC Bay Area is hosting a televised debate. NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd of Meet the Press will be moderating and...

Road to N. Korea's Denuclearization Is Littered With Failure
Road to N. Korea's Denuclearization Is Littered With Failure

Bill Clinton offered oil and reactors. George W. Bush mixed threats and aid. Barack Obama stopped trying after a rocket launch. While Seoul and Washington welcomed Pyongyang's declaration on Saturday to suspend...

Water Main Break Cuts Off Access to Customers in Lafayette
Water Main Break Cuts Off Access to Customers in Lafayette

An 8-inch water main break has cut off water access for 45 customers in Lafayette early Sunday morning, according to the East Bay Municipal Utility District.