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San Leandro Homeowners Chosen For Earthquake Retrofit Funding Assistance

San Leandro Mayor Stephen Cassidy, along with the City Council announced Monday that the city is one of six jurisdictions that has been chosen by the California Earthquake Authority to be included in a statewide program that will provide new funding for residential seismic retrofit work.

12/23/2014

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Shallow Magnitude 2.3 Earthquake Hits Milpitas Area

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 2.3 struck near Milpitas Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

12/23/2014

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String Of 4 Small Earthquakes Hit East Bay In Concord Area

A series of four earthquakes registering a preliminary magnitude range of 1.4 to 2.0 struck near Concord Sunday afternoon and Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

12/22/2014

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No Tsunami Threat After Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake Strikes In Indonesia’s Molucca Sea

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck in the Molucca Sea Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

12/21/2014

Nicholas George looks under a buckled highway just outside of Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

UC Davis Scientists Say Next Napa Earthquake Could Be Much Bigger, More Destructive

The next earthquake in the Napa Valley could be much stronger than the magnitude 6 quake that shook the region in August, according to preliminary research from the University of California at Davis.

12/19/2014

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Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Strikes Off NorCal Coast

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 struck off the coast of Eureka, California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

12/18/2014

CHP officer rescues chihuahua from center divider on I-680 in Walnut Creek.

Chihuahua Rescue, Napa Quake, #HellaStorm, And Ordinary People Make Most Viral KPIX Facebook Posts Of 2014

Every media outlet does an end of year “top stories of 2014″ so we figured why just list our editors’ picks when we can show what YOU liked best?

12/17/2014

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California Earthquake Warning System Gets Congressional Funding In Wake On Napa Quake

California received funding to help begin an earthquake warning system across the state next year that would provide enough time for trains to brake, utilities to shut off gas lines and people to dive under a table until the shaking stops.

12/15/2014

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Rain Or Shine, The Idea Of ‘Earthquake Weather’ Is Shaky Science With A Hint Of ‘Maybe’

The notion that certain kinds of weather can lead to increased seismic activity isn’t new. But is there any scientific evidence to support it?

12/12/2014

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Strong 6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Panama Early Monday, No Tsunami Threat

A strong earthquake measuring a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck just offshore of Punta De Burica, Panama early Monday morning.

12/08/2014

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