The quake — although it exacted a greater toll in damage and injuries in Napa Valley — was the latest blow to a hard-luck community that has weathered years of bankruptcy and is now beset by poverty, gangs and crime.
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.
An earthquake-damaged water main played a role in Vallejo firefighters’ ability to put out Tuesday morning’s fire on Mare Island.
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.
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.
It turns out the most famous car photographed following Sunday’s magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa was a rental.
Firefighters in Vallejo controlled a structure fire on Mare Island Tuesday morning, fire officials said.
After Sunday’s magnitude 6.0 quake caused major damage in Napa, the city is struggling to keep up with the amount of debris being disposed.
A series five aftershocks, one registering a preliminary magnitude 3.9, rattled Napa in between 5:30 and 7 a.m. Tuesday.
In Vallejo, the First Baptist Church on Sonoma Boulevard is in danger of collapsing.