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First responders and civilians will simulate a major earthquake, like the 1994 Northridge quake near Los Angeles. (JONATHAN NOUROK/AFP/Getty Images)

Millions To Take Part In Global Earthquake Drill

Californians and people in earthquake prone regions around the world were gearing up for a major earthquake drill.


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Bill Sent To Gov. Brown Would Create California Quake Warning System

The California Legislature has sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would require development of an earthquake early warning system.


Yuba County Building Collapse May Be Connected To May Earthquake

Yuba County Building Collapse May Be Connected To May Earthquake

With no warning, a 15,000-square-foot building collapsed in Yuba County on Thursday night.


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$1M Damage estimate from Plumas County Earthquake

Officials in a part of rural northeastern California that was shaken by a magnitude-5.7 earthquake last week are estimating that the temblor caused more than $1 million in damage.



4 Dozen Aftershocks Rattle Northern California After 5.7-Magnitude Earthquake

At least 22 aftershocks have struck following an earthquake in far northeastern California that was felt as far away as San Francisco and in two other states.


A service tunnel inside the old Bay Bridge. (CBS)

Hidden Tunnel Reveals Engineering Secrets Of The New Bay Bridge

The self-anchored suspension tower may be what makes the new Bay Bridge tower iconic, but a hidden aspect of the structure actually acts as the nerve center of the new eastern span.


The new eastern span of the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge is designed to withstand earthquakes. (CBS)

New Bay Bridge Span Designed To Withstand Big Quake

It’s the most expensive public works project in California’s history. Every day, 280-thousand cars thump over the reason it all began. It’s at pier E9 where the cantilever meets the incline section. Little do commuters know, they’re rolling over the reason for spending $6 billion.


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3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Fairfield

A 3.1-magnitude earthquake hit in the Fairfield area on Friday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


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2.4 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Bay Area

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.4 struck near Milpitas Tuesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


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Magnitude-3.8 Quake Strikes Northern California

A magnitude-3.8 earthquake has struck in Humboldt County.


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UPDATE: Large Earthquake Strikes Off Mexico Coast

The U.S. Geological Survey says a large earthquake has struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico but there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.



4.2-Magnitude Quake Reported Off California-Oregon Coast

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake was reported Wednesday morning in the Pacific Ocean about 140 miles off the coast of Oregon and California.