Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Strikes Northern California Coast Near Eureka

A shallow undersea earthquake hit off the coast of Northern California Thursday.



4.2 Quake Strikes Off Oregon, California Coast

An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 4.2 struck off the coast Gold Beach, Oregon Friday at 9:58 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.


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Magnitude 4.9 Quake Strikes Off Coast Of Eureka

A moderate offshore earthquake gave a jolt to cities in far Northern California, but there are no reports of damages or injuries.


A Coast Guard crew on the San Francisco Bay. (CBS)

SPCA Warns Dog Owners To Stay On Shore After NorCal Drownings

The U.S. Coast Guard, National Park Service and East Bay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals teamed up to remind people that while dogs almost always survive being swept out to sea, their owners usually don’t.


Howard Kuljian (right), his wife Mary Scott (left), and their son Gregory Kuljian (second from left), were swept out to sea while trying to get their dog off the Humboldt County coast on November 24, 2012. (Family Photo)

North Coast Community Mourns Family Swept Out To Sea

News of Saturday’s tragedy shocked many in the small college town of Arcata on the Northern California coast, about 280 miles north of San Francisco.


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Humboldt State University Forms Academic Institute For Marijuana

A public university located in one of California’s prime pot-growing regions has formed an academic institute devoted to marijuana.