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13-year old Nicholas Dillon recovers in a hospital after a fireplace collapsed on him during an earthquake in Napa. (CBS)

Teenager Crushed By Chimney In Napa Earthquake Speaks From Hospital Bed

A teenager who was seriously injured in a magnitude 6.0 earthquake is telling his story from the hospital bed where he is recovering.

08/26/2014

A car damaged by falling bricks is seen in downtown Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Napa Quake Aftermath: Engineering Expert Blasts Napa, California Building Owners For Not Complying With Law Passed 24 Years Ago

A structural engineers group is blasting Napa building owners for failing to retrofit their properties as mandated by a state law passed in 1990.

08/26/2014

Sanitation workers remove earthquake-damaged household items that were dropped off at Browns Valley Elementary School on August 26, 2014 in Napa, California. Two days after a 6.0 earthquake rocked the Napa Valley, residents and wineries are continuing clean up operations. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

All But One Napa Valley School To Reopen Wednesday Following Earthquake Inspections

All but one of Napa Valley Unified School District’s campuses will reopen for classes Wednesday after being closed for two days while engineers inspected them for possible damage from Sunday morning’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake near American Canyon, Superintendent Patrick Sweeney announced this afternoon.

08/26/2014

KCBS reporter Dave Padilla snapped this picture of damage of the former Crowley Department Store in Downtown Vallejo, resulting from the South Napa Quake on August 24, 2014. (CBS)

Solano Supervisors Pass Emergency Resolution To Help With Vallejo Earthquake Cleanup

The Solano County Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning passed a resolution declaring the county in a state of emergency from Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake.

08/26/2014

A male kitten found at Yellowstone and Jefferson streets following the Napa earthquake. (Napa County Animal Shelter)

Pictures Of Lost, Found Pets From Napa Earthquake Featured On Facebook Pages

The earthquake that rocked Napa and Sonoma counties also caused a number of pets to flee in panic, prompting the creating of a Facebook page to try and reunite the lost pets with their owners.

08/26/2014

(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

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