Flood Insurance Coverage Drops 72 Percent In San Mateo As Drought Drags On, But FEMA Says ReconsiderMost Californians have been more focused on saving water than worrying about floods, prompting thousands of Bay Area homeowners to cancel their flood insurance policies, but FEMA says they might want to reconsider.
New CPMC Hospital Using Goo-Filled Walls To Dampen Shaking From EarthquakesMonday’s 4.0 magnitude earthquake was just a taste of what Bay Area faults can do, and engineers building Sutter Health’s new California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco are using technology employed in Japan that could keep the facility open in the event of the “big one.”
Magnitude 3.3 Earthquake Shakes San Jose AreaA magnitude 3.3 earthquake struck in San Jose Wednesday afternoon the USGS reported.
Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits AlaskaA magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck in Alaska Tuesday evening, but there was no immediate tsunami threat.
Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake Hits IndonesiaA magnitude 7.0 earthquake Monday afternoon in Indonesia, but there was no immediate tsunami threat.
Magnitude 3.2 Earthquake Shakes Clearlake Area Hours After 4.0 Quake Hits Bay AreaA magnitude 3.2 earthquake hit an area near Clearlake Tuesday evening after a 4.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Fremont area earlier in the morning.
Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Strikes AlaskaThe U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake struck in Alaska, but no tsunami was expected.
Alpine County Wildfire Explodes To 9,500 Acres; Evacuations Underway Evacuations are underway in the area of Markleeville, about 30 miles south of Lake Tahoe after a wildfire broke out over the weekend and exploded to first 6,500 acres, and then 9,500 acres by Monday afternoon.
Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Strikes Fiji IslandsThe U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake struck in the Fiji Islands region, but a tsunami is not expected.
Magnitude 2.6 Earthquake Hits YountvilleThe U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.6 earthquake has struck the Yountville area Wednesday afternoon.
Oakland Hoping For Calm Celebrations If Golden State Warriors Win NBA FinalsWith the Golden State Warriors on the verge of an NBA Finals victory, fans are ready to go wild, prompting pleas to keep the partying under control in Oakland.
Magnitude 3.0 Earthquake Hits Hollister AreaThe U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 3.0 earthquake has struck the Hollister area Wednesday evening.