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Emergency Responders Learn Lessons From Napa Earthquake

Emergency response agencies across the Bay Area are looking at disaster systems and protocols in the aftermath of Sunday’s 6.0 earthquake in the North Bay and the lessons they can learn from it.

08/25/2014

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Drone Captures Unique Angle Of Downtown Napa Building Damage

Dozens of downtown Napa buildings have been left uninhabitable by Sunday’s 6.0 earthquake, so how are inspectors supposed to get a true idea of the damage to buildings that aren’t even safe to set foot in? One man thinks camera-equipped quadcopters could be part of the answer.

08/25/2014

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U.S. Postal Service Sets Up Alternate Mail Service In Napa, Vallejo

The U.S. Postal Service has set up alternate locations for mail service in Napa and Vallejo following Sunday’s earthquake.

08/25/2014

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Napa Earthquake First Major Bay Area Quake In Smart Phone, Social Media Technology Age

The strongest quake in 25 years plunges the Bay Area into a Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Web-fueled frenzy of sharing, commenting, laughing and lamenting as an entire community was joined by wireless communication and the Internet.

08/25/2014

A passerby stops to take a picture of damage to the Napa post office following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Napa County Schools Closed As Earthquake Damage Assessment Is Underway; Kids Not Left Behind

There have been three emergency declarations as a result of the Sunday morning’s earthquake that shook wine country. The state’s Office of Emergency Services is working with FEMA to assess damage and school’s are closed, but kids haven’t been left behind.

08/25/2014

A damaged building is seen in Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. California's governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Sunday following a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake that seriously injured three people including a child and ignited fires in the scenic Napa valley wine region. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Napa Still Assessing Damages From 6.0 Earthquake; More Buildings Get Red-Tagged

NAPA (CBS SF) — Inspectors were still fanning across city streets in Napa Monday morning to check buildings for damage from Sunday morning’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake and a total of 49 have been declared too damaged to […]

08/25/2014

Nicholas Dillon, and the chimney that collapsed onto of him inside his Napa home. (Photo courtesy of the Dillon family)

Teen Crushed By Collapsed Chimney In Napa Earthquake Recovering At UC Davis Hospital

A 13-year-old boy is recovering from severe injuries at UC Davis medical center in Sacramento after a fireplace collapsed on him in the living room of his Napa home during Sunday’s magnitude 6 earthquake.

08/25/2014

6.0 Earthquake Rattles Northern California

Residents Rebuilding From Napa Earthquake Urged To Beware Of Contractor Scams

Napa Valley residents making repairs to their homes following the 6.0-magnitude earthquake that struck near American Canyon early Sunday should only hire California-licensed contractors to avoid being scammed.

08/25/2014

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Hijacked #Napaquake Hashtag Turns Up Images Of Islamic Militant Slogans & Dead U.S. Soldiers

The Twitter hashtag #napaquake appears to be part of Islamic militants’ latest social media strategy for spreading their propaganda across the Internet.

08/25/2014

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USGS Records 125 North Bay Earthquakes Following Napa Tremor With More To Come

In just over 24 hours following the 3:20 a.m Sunday earthquake the USGS recorded 124 minor quakes and counting in the area. The seismic activity is clustered around the epicenter and to the north near the Geysers, a region known for regular ground shaking. The largest of the tremors was 3.6 magnitude, just hours after the initial earthquake.

08/25/2014

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