A lot of Bay Area homeowners who’ve paid handsomely to retrofit their homes are living with a false sense of security, according to seismic engineers and state and local agencies that study earthquake safety.
A new earthquake early-warning system installed by Bay Area Rapid Transit will detect earthquakes precious seconds before the ground starts shaking, allowing trains to be slowed down in an effort to prevent derailments.
A 8.6-magnitude earthquake in the Indian Ocean this spring had a far reaching impact seismologists once considered unlikely, triggering aftershocks off the coasts of Oregon, Baja California, and Southern Mexico.
Downtown construction crews have unearthed the massive foundations of the old San Francisco City Hall destroyed in the disastrous 1906 earthquake.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported a small earthquake struck Monday morning in Santa Clara County.
The Dumbarton Bridge will be closed over the long Labor Day weekend, as new seismic joints are installed on the eastern side of the span.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.1 has occurred near the Southern California city of Yorba Linda.
Dozens of small to moderate earthquakes struck southeastern California on Sunday, knocking trailer homes off their foundations, shattering windows and rattling nerves in a small farming town east of San Diego, near a fault shared with the Bay Area.
An interview with Rob Dudgeon, Deputy Director of the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management who leads the Division of Emergency Services, on preparing San Francisco residents for the next major natural disaster.
C.J. Sapong broke a seven-match goal drought, and Kei Kamara scored his team-leading fifth goal and added an assist to help Sporting Kansas City beat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 on Sunday.