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Tuesday, 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.

Sunday, 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...

Monday, Jun 25, 2012

3.4 Quake Rattles San Jose

3.4 Quake Rattles San Jose

The earthquake hit around 1:15 a.m. Monday.

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

Friday, 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.

Wednesday, Apr 11, 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.

Friday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Wednesday, Feb 29, 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.

Tuesday, 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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Celebration of Life to Honor Late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
Celebration of Life to Honor Late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Family, friends and those with ties to the city of San Francisco on Sunday will say a final goodbye to Mayor Ed Lee five days after his untimely death at the age of 65.

Off-Duty Officer Surrenders After Standoff in SF: Police
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High Wind Advisories Issued Across the Bay Area
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United States Coast Guardsman was found not guilty on multiple counts of child endangerment by a military judge Thursday in connection to the death of his three-year-old daughter more than six years ago.

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GOP Betting That Its Fix for US Economy Will Defy Warnings

The tax overhaul of 2017 amounts to a high-stakes gamble by Republicans in Congress: That slashing taxes for corporations and wealthy individuals will accelerate growth and assure greater prosperity for...

Suspicious Package in Mission District Deemed Safe: SFPD
Suspicious Package in Mission District Deemed Safe: SFPD

San Francisco police on Saturday investigated a suspicious package in the Mission district, and shortly thereafter declared the scene safe. Roads and the 16th Street Mission BART station have reopened.