Earthquake

AP Photo/Alex WashburnNina Quidit cleans up the Dollar Plus and Party Supplies Store in American Canyon Calif. after an earthquake on Sunday Aug. 24

Gov. Jerry Brown declares emergency from Bay Area quake

The largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25…

AP Photo/Alex WashburnNina Quidit cleans up the Dollar Plus and Party Supplies Store in American Canyon Calif. after an earthquake on Sunday Aug. 24

Study says irrigation can stress San Andreas Fault

Excessive groundwater pumping for irrigation in California's agricultural belt can stress the…

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Earthquake strongly felt across Los Angeles

A pre-dawn earthquake rolled across the Los Angeles basin on Monday, rattling…

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Powerful quake shakes California; no injuries

A very strong earthquake that struck offshore rattled the Northern California coast…

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California needs to take earthquake prediction more seriously

Helen Keller said the heresy of one age is the orthodoxy of…

Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunchMayor Ed Lee

5.7-magnitude earthquake shakes Northern Calif.

An earthquake has struck Northern California's Plumas County with a preliminary magnitude…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerContractor Henry Karnilowicz

Earthquake-safety upgrades of vulnerable buildings in San Francisco laid out

After years of debate and study, San Francisco on Tuesday laid out…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerContractor Henry Karnilowicz
Courtesy RenderingInto the wild: Mountains and canyons will make putting down tracks for high-speed rail a major undertaking.

High-speed rail must tame California’s tricky terrain

A bullet train linking Northern and Southern California will be an audacious…

Courtesy RenderingInto the wild: Mountains and canyons will make putting down tracks for high-speed rail a major undertaking.
AP File PhotoPG&E wants to discover if faults found in 2008 near Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant are connected to others that have already been studied

Officials mull seismic tests near PG&E's Diablo Canyon nuclear plant

Plans to use an array of powerful air cannons in an undersea…

AP File PhotoPG&E wants to discover if faults found in 2008 near Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant are connected to others that have already been studied
S.F. Examiner File PhotoQuick thinking: An early warning program developed by BART and UC Berkeley will monitor quakes statewide and automatically adjust train speeds to avoid accidents.

UC Berkeley helping make BART quake-ready

Operating a transit system in one of the most earthquake-prone areas in…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoQuick thinking: An early warning program developed by BART and UC Berkeley will monitor quakes statewide and automatically adjust train speeds to avoid accidents.
REUTERS/Farshid Tighehsaz/ISNADamaged houses are seen in the earthquake-stricken village of Varzaghan in East Azarbaijan August 11

Two earthquakes in Iran kill 300 and injure 5,000

Overcrowded hospitals in northwest Iran struggled to cope with thousands of earthquake…

REUTERS/Farshid Tighehsaz/ISNADamaged houses are seen in the earthquake-stricken village of Varzaghan in East Azarbaijan August 11
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Bay Area shaken awake by magnitude 4.0 quake this morning

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake centered in the East Bay shook the Bay…

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Courtesy photoPrognosticators say 2012 will be an explosive year for San Francisco.

Astrologists foretell a cloudy forecast for 2012

It’s the end of the world as we know it. Well, not…

Courtesy photoPrognosticators say 2012 will be an explosive year for San Francisco.
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Strong earthquake in Guerrero shakes Mexico City

A 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico's western Guerrero state Saturday night, shaking buildings and causing…

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SF Bay Area jolted by 3.6-magnitude earthquake this morning

A 3.6-magnitude earthquake centered in Berkeley shook the Bay Area this morning,…

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2 earthquakes shake up San Francisco Bay Area

Two earthquakes rattled the Bay Area on Thursday just hours after millions…

Alexander Hwee

San Francisco mayor’s race write-in candidate wants to ‘ban straight marriage’

City Hall is a complicated place, and engaging with the electoral politics…

Cracks in the Foundation

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Two small quakes rattle San Francisco Bay Area

Two small earthquakes were reported in the Bay Area on Sunday evening.…

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Earthquake risk at US nuclear plants is greater than expected

WHAT: This summer’s big East Coast earthquake delivered more shaking than at…

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