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San Francisco Earthquake Bay Bridge Collapse
The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake occurred in Northern California on October 17 at 5:04 p.m. local time (1989-10-18 00:04 UTC). The shock was centered in The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park approximately 10 mi (16 km) northeast of Santa Cruz on a section of the San Andreas Fault System and was named for the nearby Loma Prieta Peak in the Santa ...
Clustered around the 1,070-foot tower are a collection of high rises built on the soft soil and sand on the edge of the bay. They represent a bold symbol of a new San Francisco, but also a potential danger for a city that sits precariously on unstable, earthquake-prone ground.
San Francisco-Oakland earthquake of 1989Damaged buildings in Santa Cruz, California, following the San Francisco-Oakland earthquake of 1989.C.E. Meyer/U.S. Geological Survey The earthquake significantly damaged the transportation system of the Bay Area. The collapse of the Cypress Street Viaduct ...
On October 17, 1989, a magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit the San Francisco Bay Area, killing 67 people and causing more than $5 billion in damages.
Cannabis Chef Fuses Marijuana With Haute CuisinePot shops and lounges are popping up across San Francisco.But the next big thing may be marijuana restaurants.
The 1989 World Series was the 86th edition of Major League Baseball's championship series, and the conclusion of the 1989 Major League Baseball season.A best-of-seven playoff, it was played between the American League (AL) champion Oakland Athletics and the National League (NL) champion San Francisco Giants.
At a sprawling manufacturing complex here, hundreds of Chinese laborers are now completing work on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Next month, the last four of more than two dozen giant steel modules — each with a roadbed segment about half the size of a football field — will be loaded ...
Modern Engineering for Earthquake Safety by Gloria Lenhart. A conversation with Robert Reitherman, Executive Director of the Consortium of Universities for Research in Earthquake Engineering (CUREE), a non-profit organization devoted to the advancement of earthquake engineering research, education, and implementation.
California – General “Founding of San Francisco,” by Edward F. O’Day – 1776; Founding of the Mission Dolores – 1776
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