News Stories relating to "San Francisco"
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
As San Francisco commemorates the 25th anniversary of its last serious quake this week, a new report has warned that the city could once again be sitting on top of a ticking seismic time bomb.
Scientists tracking the movements of four highly stressed seismic faults that form part of the Bay Area’s densely populated San Andreas...
Saturday, August 24, 2013
The Rim Fire in Yosemite spread to 110,000 acres overnight and threatened power lines and water systems serving the San Francisco area, causing California Governor Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency. The fire, one of the most ferocious in California history, is just 2 percent contained and is spreading in two directions, threatening...