San Francisco Earthquake Preparedness

The latest San Francisco earthquake reports and news, plus how to prepare.

June 6, 1915 An earthquake with an abrupt rocking motion at 9:51 a.m. June 22, 1915 Earthquake in the Imperial Valley wrecked the towns of Calexico and El Centro.

Are You Ready For the Next Big One? As San Francisco and other cities in the Bay Area commemorate the anniversary of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, we are reminded once again of the need to get prepared for the next natural disaster.

The proliferation of high-rises in San Francisco add to the complexity of the city’s earthquake preparedness. Credit Jim Wilson/The New York Times

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.

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.

A lost piece of Bay Area history unearthed at a flea market was shown for the first time Saturday night to the public. The rare footage of San Francisco following the 1906 earthquake will end up in the Library of Congress. First, it's premiering at the Edison Theater at the Niles Essanay Silent Film ...

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Earthquakes in the San Francisco Bay Region result from the accumulation of energy as the Pacific Plate slides past the North American Plate. The fact that a devastating earthquake occurred in 1906 — the San Francisco earthquake — is common knowledge.

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