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People stroll or jog along the Embarcadero in San Francisco. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

SF’s Embarcadero added to national endangered historic places list

The Embarcadero in San Francisco has been named among the country’s most…

 

This 2012photo provided by Andrew Alden shows an offset of a faulty curb that illustrated the seismic forces at work underneath a neighborhood in Hayward. The curb was fixed last month, stunning scientists, who say the curbside laboratory used for studying earthquakes was destroyed. Since at least the 1970s, scientists have painstakingly photographed the curb as the Hayward fault pushed it farther and farther out of alignment. (Andrew Alden/oaklandgeology.wordpress.com via AP)

Hayward’s curb fix disappoints earthquake scientists

HAYWARD — A faulty curb that perfectly illustrated the seismic forces at…

 

SF earthquake safety group recommends seismic retrofits of chimneys (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SF earthquake safety group recommends seismic retrofits of chimneys

San Francisco could soon consider requiring seismic retrofits of chimneys, in an…

 

Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoPrivate schools including St. Finn Barr Catholic School will have three years to come into compliance with seismic evaluation requirements under a law awaiting Mayor Ed Lee's signature.

Ordinance requiring seismic evaluations of SF private schools awaits mayor’s signature

Mayor Ed Lee is expected to sign legislation within the next week…

Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoPrivate schools including St. Finn Barr Catholic School will have three years to come into compliance with seismic evaluation requirements under a law awaiting Mayor Ed Lee's signature.
AP Photo/Eric RisbergJean Meehan looks over the damage to her JHM Stamp and Collectibles store following an earthquake Sunday
AP Photo/Eric RisbergJean Meehan looks over the damage to her JHM Stamp and Collectibles store following an earthquake Sunday
AP Photo/Tony AvelarToday's 49ers game will go on as scheduled

Muni and Caltrain in service, local sports games on schedule after earthquake

It appears to be business as usual in San Francisco today after…

AP Photo/Tony AvelarToday's 49ers game will go on as scheduled
Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoPrivate schools including St. Finn Barr Catholic School will have three years to come into compliance with seismic evaluation requirements under a law awaiting Mayor Ed Lee's signature.

Private schools reach consensus with SF on earthquake safety evaluations

Beginning as early as this fall, private schools in San Francisco could…

Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoPrivate schools including St. Finn Barr Catholic School will have three years to come into compliance with seismic evaluation requirements under a law awaiting Mayor Ed Lee's signature.
Mike Koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoA proposed ordinance would require seismic evaluations of private as well as public schools. Some private-school officials have expressed concerns about the cost of evaluations and possible retrofitting.

Private schools wary of proposed legislation on seismic evaluations

Earthquake-safety officials are ready to move forward with legislation that would make…

Mike Koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoA proposed ordinance would require seismic evaluations of private as well as public schools. Some private-school officials have expressed concerns about the cost of evaluations and possible retrofitting.
AP Photo/Niranjan ShresthaNepalese people walk through quake debris at the Basantapur Durbar Square

SF working with private school leaders rattled by proposed earthquake safety measures

Many San Franciscans are well-aware that an earthquake could strike at any…

AP Photo/Niranjan ShresthaNepalese people walk through quake debris at the Basantapur Durbar Square
Julio Cortez/APU.S. soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann was pleased by his team’s performance in the World Cup

Quakes promote Watson from interim coach

Mark Watson has been named head coach of the Earthquakes after serving…

Julio Cortez/APU.S. soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann was pleased by his team’s performance in the World Cup
Tony Avelar/APMichael Phelps swims in the 200-meter individual medley final during the Santa Clara International Grand Prix swim meet Sunday.

Balanced Quakes strike early, often in friendly

The Earthquakes made an appearance at Kezar Stadium on Monday, routing Antigua…

Tony Avelar/APMichael Phelps swims in the 200-meter individual medley final during the Santa Clara International Grand Prix swim meet Sunday.
Julio Cortez/APU.S. soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann was pleased by his team’s performance in the World Cup

Earthquakes, Galaxy rivalry heats up on the Farm

SAN JOSE — American soccer's fiercest rivalry returns to Stanford Stadium on…

Julio Cortez/APU.S. soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann was pleased by his team’s performance in the World Cup
Julio Cortez/APU.S. soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann was pleased by his team’s performance in the World Cup

Earthquakes adjusting to new coach

The San Jose Earthquakes are making quick adjustments to the new guy…

Julio Cortez/APU.S. soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann was pleased by his team’s performance in the World Cup
AP File PhotoA ceremony in honor of Charles Richter Day

Ohio hopes to save Richter scale developer legacy

CINCINNATI — Fans of the Ohio native credited with developing the Richter…

AP File PhotoA ceremony in honor of Charles Richter Day
Kyle Terada/USA TODAY SportsThe Earthquakes’ Adam Jahn celebrates after hitting the tying goal two minutes into stoppage time.

Stoppage-time goal salvages tie for Earthquakes

SANTA CLARA — Rookie forward Adam Jahn, a former Stanford star, scored…

Kyle Terada/USA TODAY SportsThe Earthquakes’ Adam Jahn celebrates after hitting the tying goal two minutes into stoppage time.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APLos Angeles Galaxy's Landon Donovan

Galaxy score twice against Earthquakes, advance to West finals

Robbie Keane scored two goals and Mike Magee added another as the…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APLos Angeles Galaxy's Landon Donovan
Victor Decolongon/Getty ImagesSqueaking by: Victor Bernardez

San Jose Earthquakes enter with 1-0 advantage over reigning Cup winner

Aiming for the opposition’s head during a free kick — a trainer…

Victor Decolongon/Getty ImagesSqueaking by: Victor Bernardez
AP File PhotoPushing ahead: Earthquakes striker Chris Wondolowski

Wondolowski and Co. ready for Galaxy in quest for MLS Cup

Not since the inaugural season — when Roy Lassiter did it 16…

AP File PhotoPushing ahead: Earthquakes striker Chris Wondolowski
Julio Cortez/APU.S. soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann was pleased by his team’s performance in the World Cup

Tempers flare as San Jose Quakes fall at Kezar

The Earthquakes knew they had their work cut out for them going…

Julio Cortez/APU.S. soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann was pleased by his team’s performance in the World Cup
reuters file photoSan Jose Earthquakes midfielder Shea Salinas

Earthquakes hope to shake up Sounders in pursuit of Cup

It's been 10 years, but it doesn't take much for Jon Busch…

reuters file photoSan Jose Earthquakes midfielder Shea Salinas