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(CBS SF)

Californians Reconsidering Earthquake Insurance After Napa Quake

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.

08/26/2014

CBS SF

Famous ‘Earthquake Car’ Crushed By Collapsed Ceiling Was A Rental

It turns out the most famous car photographed following Sunday’s magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa was a rental.

08/26/2014

A USGS map of seismic activity near the epicenter (

New Damage Discovered On Napa Roadway After Tuesday Morning’s Aftershocks Snarls Traffic

A main traffic artery became gridlocked Tuesday afternoon due to newly discovered damage that may be due from Sunday’s earthquake or its aftershocks.

08/26/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Visiting Napa To Inspect Earthquake Damage

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.

08/26/2014

The West Oakland BART station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Says Early Warning System Proved Successful After Napa Quake

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.

08/26/2014

(CBS SF)

Napa Struggles To Clear Debris Following Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake

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.

08/26/2014

(CBS SF)

5 Aftershocks Hit Napa, Largest Quake Since Sunday’s 6.0 Earthquake

A series five aftershocks, one registering a preliminary magnitude 3.9, rattled Napa in between 5:30 and 7 a.m. Tuesday.

08/26/2014

Inspectors and engineers with the City of Napa searching for damage following a magnitude 6.0 quake on August 24, 2014. (CBS)

Engineers, Building Inspectors Scour Napa Neighborhoods For Damage From Quake

Structural engineers and building inspectors fanned out through Napa on Monday to search for additional damage from Sunday morning’s magnitude 6.0 earthquake.

08/25/2014

Seismograph of 6.0 Napa Quake August 24 2014

Napa Quake Triggers Renewed Calls For Early-Warning System After Lack Of Funding

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.

08/25/2014

Laird Family Estate lost enough wine to fill up a swimming pool and had a truck was also stuck in the dock. (CBS)

$50 Billion Wine Industry Begins Reporting Costly Toll Of Sunday’s Quake

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.

08/25/2014

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