2 Earthquakes Centered Near Carquinez Bridge Rattle East BayA magnitude 3.7 earthquake struck shortly before noon Saturday near the Contra Costa County town of Crockett, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Magnitude 3.8 Earthquake Strikes Mendocino County A magnitude 3.8 earthquake struck the town of Willits in Mendocino County midday on Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
California Earthquake Authority's 'Great California Shakeout'CEA's Great California Shakeout is a one-minute drill to help foster earthquake preparedness.
Trio Of Powerful Quakes Strike Off Pacific Northwest A trio of powerful earthquakes, including a magnitude 6.8, struck off the coast of British Columbia late Sunday night.
West Coast Quake Warning System Now Operational With LimitsAutomated alerts from the fledgling West Coast earthquake early warning system are ready to be used broadly by businesses, utilities, schools and other entities but not for mass public notification.
Small Earthquakes Rattle Pinnacles Nat'l Park AreaThree small earthquakes, one magnitude 3.2, shook Pinnacles National Park near Salinas at 6:46 a.m. Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Updated Earthquake Alert System Tested on BARTBART officials on Monday unveiled an updated, high-tech earthquake warning system that the transit agency believes will save lives if a major quake hits.
5.9 Magnitude Quake Hits Northern HaitiThe U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.9 earthquake has shaken northwestern Haiti.
BART To Test Earthquake Early Warning SystemThe demonstration marks the rollout of a revised version of the ShakeAlert system.
Early Morning Magnitude 3.8 Earthquake Strikes Near Hollister A magnitude 3.8 earthquake struck San Benito County early Friday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Indonesia Tsunami Toll Tops 800 With Hundreds More Feared DeadRescuers struggled Sunday to reach victims in several large coastal towns in Indonesia that were hit by an earthquake and tsunami, and authorities feared that the toll of more than 800 confirmed dead would rise.
Hundreds Dead Following Devastating Indonesia Earthquake, TsunamiAn earthquake-spawned tsunami swept away buildings and killed at least several hundred people on the central Indonesian island of Sulawesi, dumping victims across a devastated landscape that rescuers were struggling to reach Saturday.
Volcano Spews Ash on Mexico CityAsh spewing from the Popocatepetl volcano has reached the southern neighborhoods of Mexico's capital.
Earthquakes Hit Indonesia, Including 7.5 Magnitude Tremor Near PaluAt least one person died and 10 were injured, according to Indonesia's Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), after a series of earthquakes struck the island of Sulawesi on Friday afternoon.
Magnitude 2.8 Quake Strikes East BayBART experienced a 10-15 minute slowdown because inspectors needed to look at the tracks to make sure the quake didn't cause any damage.
Deadly Earthquake Rocks Northern JapanA powerful earthquake rocked Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides that crushed homes, knocking out power across the island, and forcing a nuclear power plant to switch to a backup generator.
3.5 Magnitude Quake Strikes Near CrockettA 3.5 magnitude quake struck near Crockett Saturday afternoon.
Magnitude 3.8 Earthquake Shakes The GeysersAn earthquake measuring 3.8 shook the area around the Geysers on Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
3.8 Earthquake Rattles Lake Tahoe AreaA light earthquake struck along the north shore of Lake Tahoe Thursday afternoon.
3 Earthquakes Strike Iran, 1 Dead, At Least 100 InjuredA series of three earthquakes, included one at magnitude 6, have struck western Iran.
7.3 Earthquake Strikes Coast Of VenezuelaA major earthquake has struck a coastal region of Venezuela Tuesday, swaying buildings in the capital city of Caracas more than 350 miles away.
Massive 8.2 Underground Earthquake Strikes FijiA massive 8.2 magnitude underground earthquake struck Fiji in the Pacific Ocean, according to the US Geological Survey.
East Bay Congressman Swalwell 'Considering' 2020 Presidential RunEast Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell said he is "considering" a possible run for the Democratic nomination in the 2020 presidential election.
4.4 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Los AngelesThe U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.4 temblor was reported in an area southeast of Los Angeles, at about 5:25 p.m. Tuesday.
Death Toll Soars After Magnitude 7 Earthquake Strikes IndonesiaA powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, killing at least 39 people and shaking neighboring Bali.
Deadly 6.4 Magnitude Quake Strikes IndonesiaThe death toll from a shallow, magnitude 6.4 earthquake on Lombok Island has increased to 10 with 40 injured.
Small Earthquake Near The Geysers Rattles North BayA small earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 3.6 struck near The Geysers in Sonoma County early Wednesday evening.
3.1 Magnitude Quake Strikes Near Morgan HillA 3.1-preliminary magnitude earthquake struck near Morgan Hill Monday evening.
Study Predicts Thousands Of Mountain View Homes Will Collapse In Major EarthquakeLots of pricey homes in one Mountain View are in danger of collapsing in a major earthquake according to a study at San Jose State University.

Weather Stories

Storm's Second Round to Linger Over Sierra Into Weekend Bringing Heavy SnowA series of winter storms made their way through the Sierra Nevada on Thursday and more is in the forecast into the weekend with accumulations on the valley floors around Reno expected by Saturday.
Flash Flooding In Camp Fire Zone Prompts New EvacuationsFor the second time in less than a month, evacuations have been ordered in the area burned by the devastating Camp Fire, this time due to flooding.
Second Pacific Storm Set to Slam Sierra Nevada With Heavy SnowAnother Pacific storm system moved into the Lake Tahoe basin where nearly a foot of snow already has fallen and at least one big ski resort was forced to close on Thursday because of inclement weather.
Weak El Niño Portends Warm, Wet Winter for Much of U.S.No place in the United States is expected to be colder than normal this winter, thanks to a weak El Niño brewing, U.S. meteorologists said.
Florida Panhandle Bears Brunt of Hurricane's Deadly ForceThe destruction to communities dotting the white-sand beaches along the Florida Panhandle is being called catastrophic -- and the area will need billions of dollars to rebuild.
More Commuter Headaches, Flooding Worries After Day Of Heavy RainHeavy rain across the Bay Area continued to cause headaches Monday evening as the first of two winter storm systems made for dangerously slick roads and increasingly windy conditions.
Dangerous Heat Descends On Bay Area, Testing Power GridCalifornia ISO predicts record demand on the power grid Friday and issued a statewide "Flex Alert" from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday.
Explosions Rock Flood-Crippled Chemical Plant Near HoustonAt least 2 tons of highly unstable chemicals used in such products as plastics and paint exploded and burned at a flood-crippled plant near Houston early Thursday.
Rescuers Pluck Hundreds From Rising Floodwaters In HoustonHarvey came ashore as the fiercest hurricane to hit the U.S. in 13 years and the strongest to strike Texas since 1961's Hurricane Carla, the most powerful Texas hurricane on record.