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Magnitude-3.5 Quake Rattles Gilroy

The U.S. Geological Survey has registered a minor earthquake in Northern California.

18 hours ago

Napa

Most Napa Businesses Still Open For Labor Day Weekend After Magnitude-6.0 Earthquake

The damage estimate from Sunday’s temblor is at $300 million and expected to rise as more than 800 homes and business have to be inspected.

08/28/2014

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Boy Injured In Quake By Falling Chimney Recounts Incident

Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon’s screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him. His mother, who later called it the worst night of her life, couldn’t get to him.

08/27/2014

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Napa Stores, Residents Picking Up Pieces After Magnitude-6.0 Earthquake

A Napa homeowner and retired firefighter was standing in his living room when the magnitude-6.0 earthquake hit early Sunday morning, hurling him against furniture.

08/25/2014

engineer damage

Sacramento Engineer: Timing Of Napa Earthquake Prevented Fatalities

He specializes in retrofitting buildings to withstand large earthquakes. He says a lot of the damage done in Napa was from ornamental facades on the older buildings that fell off during the shaking.

08/25/2014

delta levees

Napa Earthquake Raises Concerns About Sacramento’s Levees

Residents along Garden Highway that CBS13 spoke to on Monday say they’re concerned about whether or not the levee will hold during an earthquake like the magnitude-6.0 that shook Napa.

08/25/2014

wine country

Napa Winery Unseasonably Quiet Following Magnitude-6.0 Earthquake

While tours were canceled following the quake, winery managers at Artesa say they were surprised how little damage they suffered compared to other wineries.

08/25/2014

More damage on the outlying areas of the Napa Earthquake. (Credit: CBS13)

Napa Businesses: Quake Cleanup Shouldn’t Deter Tourism

Businesses in California’s wine capital are mopping up thousands of dollars in high-end vintages and sweeping glass from ghostly downtown streets that officials hope will soon bustle again with tourists following the San Francisco Bay Area’s strongest earthquake in 25 years.

08/25/2014

Aerial view of the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant  in San Luis Obispo County, California. ( MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Could California’s Last Operating Nuclear Reactor Withstand A Powerful Earthquake?

A senior federal nuclear expert is urging regulators to shut down California’s last operating nuclear plant until they can determine whether the facility’s twin reactors can withstand powerful shaking from any one of several nearby earthquake faults.

08/25/2014

A car damaged by falling debris in the quake. (CBS13)

Post-Quake Gas Leak Inspections To Last For Days

The utility serving areas damaged by Sunday’s earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area says it expects to continue searching for possible gas leaks over the coming days.

08/25/2014

More damage on the outlying areas of the Napa Earthquake. (Credit: CBS13)

Strong 6.0 Earthquake Rocks Napa And Solano Counties

A preliminary magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay Area early Sunday morning, centered in the Napa County town of American Canyon, but felt across Northern California.

08/24/2014

Expert Advice On How To Prepare For An Earthquake

A leading earthquake expert offers important tips for sheltering in place and evacuation. Be prepared.

08/07/2014

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