The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.6 struck early Saturday morning in Santa Clara County.
According to the USGS, the earthquake struck at about 3:45 a.m. and had a depth of about 2.5 miles.
The quake was centered about 7 miles east of Milpitas and 9 miles northeast of San Jose City Hall, according to the USGS. Read More
More than half a million Bay Area residents have signed up for a statewide earthquake drill in October to mark the 20th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, event organizers said Thursday.
The Great California ShakeOut is scheduled for 10:15 a.m. on Oct. 15 and will give residents a chance to improve preparedness and practice protective actions, according to U.S. Geological Survey spokeswoman Susan Garcia. Read More
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom will join Union Bank of California officials today to rededicate the bank’s Main Banking Hall at 400 California St., a historic landmark. The 1908 bank was the first new commercial structure in the Financial District to open after the 1906 earthquake and fires. Union Bank, originally founded in 1864 as The Bank of California, is one of the nation’s 25 largest financial institutions.