President Obama Seeks $5 Million For West Coast Earthquake Early Warning SystemIn his budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year, President Barack Obama is reportedly seeking an additional $5 million to spend on an early earthquake warning system for the West Coast.
Money Remains Largest Obstacle For California’s Earthquake Early Warning SystemCalifornia has been working on an earthquake early warning system for over a year and at San Francisco City Hall, there is one state senator who wants to know when instituting the program can begin.
App Developers Seek To Connect Smartphones And Devices With Earthquake Early-Warning SystemIn the wake of last month’s quake in Napa, app developers are trying to step in to help build out the state’s under-funded earthquake early-warning system.
KCBS In Depth: Earthquake Early-Warning Technology And Emergency PreparednessKCBS’ In Depth co-hosts Jeff Bell and Ed Cavagnaro speak with Dr. Richard Allen, director of the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, which received a 5-second warning before the first waves of the Napa quake rolled through. They also talk with Lt. Erica Arteseros, coordinator for the San Francisco Fire Department's Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT).
BART Says Early Warning System Proved Successful After Napa QuakeBART officials said on Monday that an early warning system currently in development stages worked perfectly just before Sunday morning’s 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck.
Cal Scientists Go Underground To Monitor Hayward Fault HeartbeatWith a network of sensors spread across the UC Berkeley campus, scientists are hoping to get a clear picture -- and sounds -- of the Hayward Fault's next big move.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill To Develop Quake Early Warning SystemGov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday ordered creation of a statewide earthquake early warning system that could give millions of Californians a few precious seconds of warning before a powerful temblor strikes.