Fast reflexes and split-second timing help in any situation but do not take the place of planning in the event of an earthquake.
Experts say a bigger earthquake along the lesser-known fault that gave Southern California a moderate shake could do more damage to the region than the long-dreaded “Big One” from the more famous San Andreas Fault.
San Francisco officials have been cooking up unique plans to feed the thousands of refugees they assume will need assistance in the days after a disaster strikes.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.7 shook near Fremont Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
San Francisco’s water managers say there shouldn’t be water access issues in the event of a giant earthquake, now that they’ve completed billions of dollars in seismic upgrades to local reservoirs such as Crystal Springs Reservoir in San Mateo County.
San Francisco 49ers legend Jerry Rice helped transform Union Square into an earthquake preparedness zone Friday.
There were plenty of tense moments as the Ambassador Program participants struggled to make contact with their Kitakami counterparts.
There is a 99 percent chance we’ll be hit by a major earthquake within the next 30 years. When disaster strikes, there is now a way to feed your family for an entire month on less than $100.
Fisherman’s Wharf merchants practiced their emergency preparedness skills on Friday. The event coincides with Sunday’s 21st anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake.
There was a time when Fleet Week was one of the Bay Area’s biggest and most popular annual events. That’s changed in recent years, and organizers are determined to restore Fleet Week to its former glory this year, with a renewed emphasis on emergency preparedness.