Fault Line

(CBS SF)

Rare 3.1 Peninsula Quake Strikes On Fault Line That’s Been Quiet For Decades

The 3.1 magnitude earthquake that shook the peninsula early Friday morning occurred in a rare area, according to the USGS.

02/06/2015

(CBS SF)

Family Finds Horse Dead From Apparent Heart Attack After Napa Quake Plus Another Shocking Discovery

As far as reports go, no one died during the Napa earthquake, but the Allendorf family says they lost someone dear to them: Donald the horse.

09/04/2014

California Earthquake

Earthquake Study Finds That ‘Stable’ Faults May Cause Mega-Quake

A new study suggests certain earthquake fault segments long thought to be stable may rupture and cause a mega-quake.

01/10/2013

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. (County of San Luis Obispo)

PG&E California Fault Line Blasting Plan Draws Environmental Criticism

Pacific Gas and Electric, owner of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant near Morrow Bay, plans to map the underwater fault lines to determine their risk to the plant, but environmentalists claim that could kill countless fish.

11/14/2012

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant

California Senators Call For Emergency Inspections Of Nuke Plants

California Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein have asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to inspect two California nuclear plants built near earthquake faults to ensure they can withstand a major quake.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/17/2011