Loma Prieta

What was ‘Camp Agnos’ anyway?

The proliferation of “tent camps” on city streets periodically resurrects the image…

 

Noah Berger/APRoss Mirkarimi was reinstated as the sheriff of San Francisco after four members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted in favor of him returning to the position.

Ross Mirkarimi reinstated as sheriff of San Francisco

Supporters, critics plead case in public comments For five hours Tuesday, supporters…

 

School board implements property tax for seismic upgrades

San Francisco’s school board voted unanimously Tuesday to levy a special property…

 

The replacement span of the Bay Bridge is taking shape. (Mike Koozmin/The Examiner)

Bay Bridge eastern span takes place in the skyline 20 years after earthquake

Almost 22 years after the Loma Prieta earthquake exposed the frailties of…

The replacement span of the Bay Bridge is taking shape. (Mike Koozmin/The Examiner)

Self-professed Loma Prieta predictor says it’s time for a temblor

A retired geologist who said he was suspended from his job as…

Corroding Muni tunnels have never been seismically tested

Internal documents show two of the oldest Muni tunnels are riven with…

Make sure you’re ready when the shaking starts

Oct. 17 is among those unforgettable, infamous dates. While not as iconic…

Examiner Editorial: Loma Prieta aftershocks persist 20 years later

Many of us here at 5:04 p.m. Oct. 17, 1989, can still…

Quake exposed buildings’ weaknesses

Little has been done since 1989 to protect thousands of vulnerable residential…

Bay Area gets ready for the next disaster

Bay Area emergency officials have used more than $130 million in funds…

Jim Berkland predicted the big one

The geologist’s warning that a strong earthquake would strike the Bay Area…

Quake cracked freeway-focused policy

The tectonic shift in the Santa Cruz Mountains in 1989 led to…

Crippling quake opened avenues

When Art and Sherry Agnos walk their chocolate Labrador from their Potrero…

Bay Area residents to mark Loma Prieta anniversary with quake drill

More than half a million Bay Area residents have signed up for…