A preliminary magnitude 6.6 earthquake has struck in the New Britain Region 120 miles south of Taron, Papua New Guinea.
There is no widespread tsunami threat after a preliminary magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the Kermadec Islands Region Thursday afternoon.
A massive 7.9 revised magnitude earthquake off Alaska’s remote Aleutian Islands has triggered a regional tsunami, with reports of water already leaving some harbors including Adak Harbor, as the waves begin to come in.
A professional dog walker was cited last week for keeping eight dogs in a hot van in San Francisco, prompting an animal rights group to request signs warning dog owners and walkers about the harm of leaving pets inside cars.
Ride sharing companies can be a convenient way to get to the airport, but California is saying that’s a no-go.
Newly developed technology by a Scotts Valley company can give schools, cities, and businesses a 10 to 30 second advance warning of an earthquake depending on their distance from the epicenter.
Scammers are trying to convince immigrants that they can get them a valid license now, and even posing as DMV staff and lawyers in some cases, charging as much as $1000.
An 18-year-old woman who was wearing headphones was killed Monday evening when she was struck by an Amtrak train in the vicinity of Hesperian Boulevard and Springlake Drive in San Leandro, police said.
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for most of the San Francisco Bay Area for Tuesday and Wednesday, with temperatures in the big cities of particular concern, a meteorologist said Sunday.
The Transportation Department issued an emergency order Wednesday requiring that railroads inform state emergency management officials about the movement of large shipments of crude oil through their states and urged shippers not to use older model tanks cars that are easily ruptured in accidents, even at slow speeds.