Mon August 25, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Napa community comes together to rebuild after earthquake

Downtown Napa after a 6.0 earthquake hit early Sunday morning
Leila Day

Yesterday’s 6.0 earthquake, reportedly originating along the the West Napa Fault, was felt across the Bay Area, but most of the damage was in Napa, Vallejo and the surrounding areas. 

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Wed July 23, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Seismic Fallout: What comes after the next 'Big One'?

Amid the gray and blackened waste, great earthquake, San Francisco
Under CC license from Flickr user Boston Public Library. ( Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909 (photographer)

The shift in landscape is inevitable, especially when you live on a fault-line, like many of us on the West Coast do. A recent report from the US Geological survey found that California’s earthquake map extends over a wider area than previously thought, raising hazard estimates for places like San Jose and Vallejo while reducing estimates in Oakland.

This raises questions about what life in the Bay Area would be like after a major earthquake, and how prepared we are to cope with it.

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Fri March 15, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

Will San Francisco's buildings stand up in an earthquake?

This past Monday, Riverside County experienced a magnitude 4.7 earthquake. That’s not really news for Southern California, but this is: an earthquake detection system accurately predicted it.

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Mon June 25, 2012

Connecting the Dots: Top News Stories for June 25, 2012

(San Jose Mercury News) // A 3.4 earthquake occurred at 1:13 am in San Jose this morning. The epicenter was located on San Felipe Road, 10 miles east of the Villages, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. No injuries or damage were reported...

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Thu April 19, 2012
Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon Edition for Thursday, April 20, 2012

A magnitude 2.4 earthquake struck near the intersection of Ygnacio Valley and Oak Grove roads in Walnut Creek just before 9am this morning. The "microquake" did not apparently result in any major property damange or injuries...

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