Remembering The 1989 Quake

Terrifying Memories Of Loma Prieta Quake Linger 30 Years LaterIt lasted for less than a minute, as short as 15 seconds in some Bay Area neighborhoods, but the memories of the deadly and destructive 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake still linger 30 years later.
Remembering The 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake: Jennifer And Joe MontanaThousands had gathered under clear skies and sweltering temperatures at San Francisco's Candlestick Park for Game 3 of the historic Bay Bridge World Series.
Santa Cruz Residents Remember Loma Prieta Damage Three Decades LaterDowntown Santa Cruz is a much different place than it was 30 years ago when the Loma Prieta earthquake struck the town.
Looking Back At Loma Prieta: KPIX Photographers Describe Covering The QuakeOn the 30th anniversary of the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, people across the Bay Area have been remembering what they were doing at the time the 6.9 magnitude quake struck.
Loma Prieta Hero Looks Back On Harrowing Marina Rescue 30 Years LaterAs the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake approaches, KPIX 5 looks back on an act of heroism in the aftermath of the powerful quake.
Pleasant Hill Earthquake Jolts Memories Of 1989 Loma Prieta TemblorJust days before the 30th anniversary of the Loma Preita earthquake, a 4.5 magnitude temblor and more than two dozen aftershocks early Tuesday brought back memories for many of that deadly and destructive 1989 October afternoon.
Former KPIX 5 Reporters Remember Moment The Loma Prieta Earthquake StruckEven for veteran reporters, memories of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake still remain fresh in their minds 30 years after the deadly temblor rocked the Bay Area.
Loma Prieta Quake Had A Lasting Impact On Bay AreaTo long-time San Franciscans there is no greater reminder of the lasting impact of 1989’s killer Loma Prieta earthquake than the beautiful vistas along the waterfront.

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