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CHP officer rescues chihuahua from center divider on I-680 in Walnut Creek.

Chihuahua Rescue, Napa Quake, #HellaStorm, And Ordinary People Make Most Viral KPIX Facebook Posts Of 2014

Every media outlet does an end of year “top stories of 2014″ so we figured why just list our editors’ picks when we can show what YOU liked best?

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Earthquake Sensors in Northern California

California Earthquake Warning System Gets Congressional Funding In Wake On Napa Quake

California received funding to help begin an earthquake warning system across the state next year that would provide enough time for trains to brake, utilities to shut off gas lines and people to dive under a table until the shaking stops.

12/15/2014

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Rain Or Shine, The Idea Of ‘Earthquake Weather’ Is Shaky Science With A Hint Of ‘Maybe’

The notion that certain kinds of weather can lead to increased seismic activity isn’t new. But is there any scientific evidence to support it?

12/12/2014

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Strong 6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Panama Early Monday, No Tsunami Threat

A strong earthquake measuring a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck just offshore of Punta De Burica, Panama early Monday morning.

12/08/2014

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Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Strikes Northern California Coast Near Eureka

A shallow undersea earthquake hit off the coast of Northern California Thursday.

12/04/2014

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3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Yountville, Sonoma In Napa County

A small earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 3.1 struck Napa County Thursday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

11/27/2014

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Strong 6.8 Magnitude Quake Strikes Off Indonesia Coast; Tsunami Unlikely

A powerful earthquake struck off the coast of northern Indonesia late Wednesday, but officials said a tsunami was unlikely.

11/26/2014

Strong Quake in Sichuan Province, China

Strong Quake Strikes Western China; 1 Dead, Several Injured, Collapsed Homes Reported

A strong earthquake struck a lightly populated, mountainous area of western China on Saturday, killing at least one person, injuring 15 others and causing at least two homes to collapse, officials and state media said.

11/22/2014

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Magnitude 6.2 Quake Strikes Central Japan Near Nagano, Site Of 1998 Winter Olympics

A strong earthquake late Saturday struck a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics, knocking down at least 10 homes in a ski resort town and injuring several people.

11/22/2014

The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in northeast Japan on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. (Credit: DigitalGlobe)

U.S. Navy Sailors Sue Japan Power Co. For Radiation Exposure During 2011 Quake, Tsunami Rescue

Hundreds of U.S. sailors who took part in rescue efforts following Japan’s earthquake and tsunami say they were exposed to dangerous levels of radiation and are bringing a class-action lawsuit against Tokyo Electric Power Company.

11/21/2014

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