An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 struck off the coast of Guam in the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.
California Franchise Tax Board officials said Tuesday that state tax relief is available to taxpayers affected by the South Napa earthquake last month.
San Francisco will employ a new method of getting property owners to reinforce their buildings to better withstand earthquakes – shaming them into retrofitting their buildings.
The city plans this week to slap large signs on hundreds of apartment buildings to publicly shame their owners into complying with an earthquake-safety ordinance passed last year.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported a magnitude 3.5 quake struck Sunday at 1:17 p.m. about six miles south of Covelo in Mendocino County.
Police have released tapes of 911 calls that came in right after last month’s 6.0 earthquake that struck the Napa Valley.
President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in California because of the Napa Valley earthquake, releasing emergency federal funding for the state.
More than two weeks after nearly being killed in the Napa quake, 13-year-old Nicholas Dillon has returned home from the hospital.
65-year-old Laurie Anne Thompson passed away last Friday from injuries she suffered in the August 24 earthquake.
Two contractors have already been busted for trying to pull scams on residents who are looking to rebuild.