Only 10 percent of Californians buy earthquake insurance. Some say it’s too expensive, while others say they don’t think need it. But the damage from the Bay Area’s largest quake in a quarter century has many reconsidering.
It turns out the most famous car photographed following Sunday’s magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa was a rental.
A main traffic artery became gridlocked Tuesday afternoon due to newly discovered damage that may be due from Sunday’s earthquake or its aftershocks.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was expected to tour Napa earthquake damage Tuesday to get a better view of the toll earthquakes can take on unreinforced masonry buildings similar to those in the big city.
BART 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.
After Sunday’s magnitude 6.0 quake caused major damage in Napa, the city is struggling to keep up with the amount of debris being disposed.
A series five aftershocks, one registering a preliminary magnitude 3.9, rattled Napa in between 5:30 and 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Structural engineers and building inspectors fanned out through Napa on Monday to search for additional damage from Sunday morning’s magnitude 6.0 earthquake.
What if Californians could have a warning that an earthquake is about to happen? The technology is available, but a lack of funding from Sacramento has stalled the project.
The region produces 17% of the nation’s wine, including some of the most prized vintages bottled just north of Napa in Calistoga, Yountville and St. Helena. For owners of those labels, there is no way to replace the loss of a product bottled years ago.