Oregon Repeals Tsunami-Zone Construction Ban; California Still Has NoneCalifornia has no state-mandated development restrictions in tsunami zones. "In every other country in the world, best practice for tsunamis is avoidance, not building in a tsunami zone," an Oregon seismologist said.
Coastside Tsunami Warning System Back In OperationRepair work has been completed on a series of tsunami warning sirens on the San Mateo County Coast, according to the sheriff's office.
Repair Work Begins On San Mateo County Tsunami Warning SystemRepair work has begun on eight sirens posted along the San Mateo County coast that are designed to alert residents in the event of a tsunami, a sheriff's spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Peninsula Tsunami Siren Failures Prompt Early Start To Replacement ProjectA routine test of tsunami warning sirens along the San Mateo County coast conducted last week showed only three of eight sirens working properly, according to officials.