How The Loma Prieta Earthquake Shook Up Seismic StandardsSome new Bay Area buildings may have the edge when it comes to riding out the next big earthquake, thanks to seismic-savvy building techniques inspired by hard-won lessons learned in Loma Prieta.
Magnitude 3.7 Quake Strikes South Of Hollister On Loma Prieta AnniversaryA magnitude 3.7 earthquake struck San Benito County Thursday morning, as the region marks 30 years since the devastating Loma Prieta Earthquake.
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.
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.
KPIX At 70: Covering The 1989 Loma Prieta EarthquakeAs part of our look back at 70 years of KPIX broadcasting, we remember the 15 seconds that changed our lives and served as a major wake-up call to anyone who lives in the Bay Area.
Memories Linger From Deadly 1989 Loma Prieta EarthquakeThe deadly 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake remains etched in the memories of those who lived through it.
25 Years After Loma Prieta Earthquake, Numerous Advances Made In Early Warning SystemsIn 1989, a gallon of gas was just less than a dollar, the first episode of “The Simpsons” aired on TV, and the first GPS satellites were launched into orbit. Twenty-five years later, GPS is the key to new technology allowing seismologists to warn us when a big quake is about to hit.
San Francisco Soft-Story Property Owners Get Earthquake-Retrofit WarningsSan Francisco city officials are reminding property owners, nearly 25 years after the Loma Prieta earthquake,that seismic upgrades are required.
California's Top Earthquakes Of All TimeTo live in California is to deal with earthquakes. Here is a short list of some of the state’s most devastating earthquakes.
Pier 39's Playful Sea Lions To Be Celebrated At Grand OpeningAquarium of the Bay is inviting the public to the grand opening of the Sea Lion Center...
Diseased SF Embarcadero Palm Trees Will Be Costly To ReplaceDozens of the palm trees San Francisco planted after Loma Prieta to evoke feelings of California dreaming along the Embarcadero have been dying a slow death, a city official said Thursday.
Oakland Uptown Development Breaks Ground, Hopes To Attract ‘Working Class’Oakland's Uptown neighborhood is welcoming the groundbreaking of a new affordable housing development that will take about 15 months to complete.
New Bay Bridge Span Expected To Open Labor Day 2013Cars will start rolling across the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge during Labor Day weekend in 2013, Caltrans officials said Wednesday.