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A friend helps homeowners move belongings from their damaged house in Los Gatos. (San Francisco Chronicle)

Earthquake! 5 Things You Should Know That Could Save Your Life (And Sanity) When ‘The Big One’ Strikes

With the 25th anniversary of the destructive Loma Prieta earthquake on Friday, local, state and federal agencies were reminding Bay Area residents how to stay prepared.

10/16/2014

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American Canyon Woman Found Dead On Shore Of San Pablo Bay

A woman who was found dead on the shore of San Pablo Bay in Rodeo on Saturday has been identified as 58-year-old Cynthia Andrews of American Canyon, a Contra Costa County coroner’s deputy said Monday.

09/29/2014

Napa Junction Elementary School

Quake-Displaced Elementary School Students Enjoying High School Experience In American Canyon

New students at a North Bay high school aren’t feeling the typical anxiety of teens in a new setting, as they’re not even teens yet.and their fellow students made them feel right at home.

09/26/2014

A mound of toppled wine barrels sit in a storage room at Kieu Hoang Winery on August 25, 2014 in Napa, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Napa Valley Wine Industry Reports $80.3 Million Damage Toll From Earthquake

Napa Valley’s wine industry suffered $80.3 million in damage from the 6.0-magnitude earthquake last month, according to a report being presented today to the Napa County Board of Supervisors.

09/09/2014

Sanitation workers remove earthquake-damaged household items that were dropped off at Browns Valley Elementary School on August 26, 2014 in Napa, California. Two days after a 6.0 earthquake rocked the Napa Valley, residents and wineries are continuing clean up operations. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

All But One Napa Valley School To Reopen Wednesday Following Earthquake Inspections

All but one of Napa Valley Unified School District’s campuses will reopen for classes Wednesday after being closed for two days while engineers inspected them for possible damage from Sunday morning’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake near American Canyon, Superintendent Patrick Sweeney announced this afternoon.

08/26/2014

(CBS SF)

Californians Reconsidering Earthquake Insurance After Napa Quake

Only 10 percent of Californians buy earthquake insurance. Some say it’s too expensive, while others say they don’t think need it. But the damage from the Bay Area’s largest quake in a quarter century has many reconsidering.

08/26/2014

Seismograph of 6.0 Napa Quake August 24 2014

Napa Quake Triggers Renewed Calls For Early-Warning System After Lack Of Funding

What if Californians could have a warning that an earthquake is about to happen? The technology is available, but a lack of funding from Sacramento has stalled the project.

08/25/2014

A car is seen covered in bricks following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chance Of Damaging Aftershock From Napa Earthquake Estimated To Be 25 Percent

There is a 25 percent chance of a strong and potentially damaging aftershock in the next seven days following Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake near American Canyon, U.S. Geological Survey officials said Monday.

08/25/2014

Nicholas George looks under a buckled highway just outside of Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

2.9 Aftershock Rattles Napa; Among Dozens Of Small Tremors Following 6.0 Earthquake

An aftershock of the Napa earthquake, one of dozens of that have hit after Sunday’s 6.0 shaker, was felt Monday afternoon and registered a magnitude of 2.9.

08/25/2014

KCBS reporter Dave Padilla snapped this picture of damage of the former Crowley Department Store in Downtown Vallejo, resulting from the South Napa Quake on August 24, 2014. (CBS)

7 Vallejo Buildings Red-Tagged, 30 Yellow-Tagged Following Earthquake

Seven commercial buildings in Vallejo, including the post office at 385 Santa Clara St., have been red-tagged as uninhabitable following Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake north of American Canyon, city officials said Monday.

08/25/2014

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