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.
Magnitude 3.1 Earthquake Hits San Ramon Area Following Multiple Smaller QuakesA magnitude 3.1 earthquake struck the San Ramon area Sunday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
More Than A Dozen Small Quakes Rattle San Ramon On Anniversary Of Loma Prieta QuakeThe timing of the quake swarm that continues to rattle the Calaveras Fault in San Ramon coincides one of the most disastrous earthquakes in the Northern California history.
Berkeley Earthquake Expert Links Fracking To Quakes On The 'Tectonic Timebomb'As the Bay Area marked the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, there was no shortage of reminders of the power of Mother Nature and the promise of other big quakes to come. KCBS In Depth spoke with Dr. Richard Allen, director of the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, who is working on an earthquake warning system.
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.
Stanford Engineers Developing 'Quake-Proof' Home Construction TechniquesStanford engineers have developed an earthquake-proof home they say can withstand an quake three times more powerful than the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.
KCBS Cover Story: 25 Years After The Loma Prieta Earthquake, The Bay Area Struggles To Brace For Next ‘Big One’
Earthquake! 5 Things You Should Know That Could Save Your Life (And Sanity) When ‘The Big One’ StrikesWith the 25th anniversary of the destructive Loma Prieta earthquake on Friday, local, state and federal agencies were reminding Bay Area residents how to stay prepared.
Bay Area Marks 25 Years Since Loma Prieta Earthquake; Watch Coverage From 1989The San Francisco Bay Area was preparing to mark the 25th anniversary of the most destructive earthquake in the area since the 1906 Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire.
Napa Earthquake First Major Bay Area Quake In Smart Phone, Social Media Technology AgeThe strongest quake in 25 years plunges the Bay Area into a Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Web-fueled frenzy of sharing, commenting, laughing and lamenting as an entire community was joined by wireless communication and the Internet.
With The Seismic Uncertainty Of San Francisco’s Piers 30-32, What Does The Future Hold? After many failed proposal the future of Piers 30 to 32 in San Francisco is sinking and it's going to take a massive life saver to rescue it.
Bay Bridge Official Promises Explanation of Broken Bolts ‘Screw Up’The status of the anchor rods on the Bay Bridge and an updated construction schedule for the new eastern span are set to be presented at a special meet Wednesday of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.
Bay Bridge's New Eastern Span Safer In Earthquake Than Old Bridge, Say EngineersEngineers say the new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge would be able to handle a large earthquake much better than its aging counterpart which was damaged by the Loma Prieta temblor in 1989.