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2014-08-01 23:06:19

Regroup, the leading Emergency & Mass Notification System, presented its work in a pilot program with San Francisco Department of Emergency Management for a multilingual, early earthquake

San Francisco's 'Big One' In 1906 Was Third In A Series Of Quakes
2014-02-13 06:31:07

Geologic evidence that supports historical narratives for two earthquakes in the 68 years prior to the 1906 quake that devastated San Francisco has been discovered by a research team led by the University of Oregon.

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2010-05-29 11:35:00

With a series of computer-controlled earthquakes, simulating some of the most devastating in recent memory, Berkeley engineers Wednesday showed off new technology designed to keep bridges not just from collapsing in a catastrophic temblor but open to traffic.

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2008-05-18 00:05:00

Experts say that in the best of circumstances people can survive for a week or more, as long as the victim isn't seriously injured, was in good condition initially, and the area is free of extreme weather conditions.

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2007-04-30 06:00:25

OAKLAND, California - San Francisco Bay area residents faced nightmarish commutes Monday after one of the region's most traveled sections of freeway melted and collapsed following a fiery crash.

2006-04-18 08:14:02

By Leonard Anderson and Jim Christie SAN FRANCISC

2006-04-17 17:46:09

By Leonard Anderson and Jim Christie SAN FRANCISC

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2006-04-17 17:56:22

If an earthquake like the one that devastated the city in 1906 struck today, the toll would be staggering: tens of thousands of buildings damaged and hundreds of people dead, according to a new study.


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