Although no survivors were present, a crowd of about 150 people marked the 108th anniversary of the great San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906 early Friday morning at Lotta’s fountain on Market Street.
Several survivors of the pipeline explosion that devastated a San Bruno neighborhood offered emotional testimony Thursday calling on state regulators to reopen public hearings to determine how much Pacific Gas and Electric will pay for its role in the tragedy.
Three of the four known survivors of the quake were in attendance at the annual ceremony to commemorate the 106th anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.
They visited Rosa Parks Elementary School, which helped raise $7,000 for relief efforts following last March’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
The U.S. Coast Guard said they found no signs of seven missing fishermen from Northern California, whose chartered fishing boat sank in the Sea of Cortez on July 3.
Two of the Bay Area survivors of the ill-fated tourist fishing boat that sunk in the Sea of Cortez Sunday have returned home.
Mexican authorities have agreed to extend the search for seven missing Northern California fishermen in the Sea of Cortez, whose fishing boat capsized on Sunday morning.
On Wednesday, the shipmates who survived the wreck again waited anxiously for word as the Mexican Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard continued their search in the Sea of Cortez.
A U.S. Coast Guard C-130 airplane was assisting the Mexican Navy in scouring the Sea of Cortez on Tuesday for seven missing tourists, mostly from the Bay Area, whose fishing boat capsized two days ago.
Questions are being raised about Baja Sportfishing of San Diego after their 115-foot boat sank in a flash storm on the Sea of Cortez off Mexico’s Baja Peninsula Sunday.