Remembering The 1989 Quake

Special Section: Remembering The Loma Prieta EarthquakeVisit our Remembering The Loma Prieta Earthquake special section for stories, video reports and tips on how to survive the next major quake on this somber 30th anniversary.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'Everything Changed': San Francisco Firefighter Remembers 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake RescueFormer San Francisco firefighter Gerry Shannon reflects on his experience in the 1989 San Francisco Earthquake.
Loma Fire Grows In Santa Cruz Mountains, More Evacuations OrderedThe Loma Fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains grew to 2,250 acres as of Tuesday evening, destroying one home, damaging another and leading to hundreds of evacuations, according to Cal Fire.

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