1906 San Francisco earthquake

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First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake On April 18th

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Friday marks 108 years since the most devastating disaster in Bay Area history. Sirens wailed at 5:11 a.m. during the remembrance at Lotta’s Fountain at Geary, Kearny and Market streets, but the two remaining survivors now 108 ... [Published CBS San Francisco - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Today in eco-history: 1906 San Francisco earthquake

On this day in 1906 a severe earthquake struck San Francisco . The tremor and fires resulting from it destroyed 80 percent of the city. One observer described the initial upheavals as waves, "'The whole street was undulating. It was as if the waves of ... [Published People's World - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Residents share secondhand memories of quake

Mickey and Doreen Wall look over clippings of Press articles telling of the long life of Doreen’s aunt, Gladys Schmolck, who survived the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire. Sam Matthews/Tracy Press Mickey and Doreen Wall were among the 100 or ... [Published Tracy Press - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

1906 Earthquake Anniversary Should Remind Californians to Financially Prepare

The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America issued the following news release:. On the anniversary of the Great 1906 San Francisco earthquake, the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America is encouraging everyone to consider what it ... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Gentrification and your dream home

This past week, I read a very long article about gentrification in San Francisco. I always thought gentrification was one of those distant phenomena that happened in the abstract and didn’t merit a practical response, but the article cut through that ... [Published Stanford Daily - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

1906 San Francisco Earthquake: Shacks Used for Shelter Still Stand in The City

Register |the bay area’s news stationBy Mario SevillaTue Apr 15th, 2014 8:54pm America/Los_AngelesSAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — This week marks the anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.It was a catastrophic event in the Bay Area and one of the worst ... [Published KRON4 - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Rare film of 1906 earthquake shown in Tracy

Tracyites who filled the main meeting room at the Tracy Transit Station on Saturday afternoon relived the devastation of 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.They saw crumbling and fire-gutted buildings on screen in the award-winning documentary film ... [Published Tracy Press - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Lobby Bar – April 11: Motorcycle Maintenance, Downton, High Fashion, and Detained Editors

The Lobby Bar – An Irreverent Weekly Summary of Frequent Business Traveler News and ViewsThe butler did it.  Jonathan Spira returns from an extended stay in England, departing Heathrow from Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class Wing and flying in Upper Class.  ... [Published Frequent Business Traveler - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

How the Richter Scale works

Earthquake-measuring scale was developed by geologist Charles Richter in the 1930s Los Angeles:The first practical scale for measuring earthquakes was developed by geologist Charles Richter at the California Institute of Technology in the 1930s, and the ... [Published Gulf News - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Recent big quakes serve as reminder

Are you ready? April is Earthquake Preparedness Month in the state of California. The designation has been recognized since the April 1906 San Francisco earthquake and continues to be supported by the State Assembly urging all Californians and government ... [Published Big Bear Grizzly - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

PHOTOS: Old Money And Tech Money Go Head-To-Head On San Francisco's Billionaire's Row

for Business InsiderWhen the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire wiped the city's slate clean, the wealthy stood around the burned rubble of their Nob Hill homes and took a cool, hard look at San Francisco Bay.The best view in the city was in Pacific ... [Published Business Insider - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

April Science Calendar

April 1-6:  Break out your microscope: After kicking off in late March, NanoDays continues with events across the nation exploring small-scale science, from the structure of a butterfly’s wing to how a hard drive stores information.April 4: Morgan ... [Published Discover Magazine - Mar 26 2014]

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...back on their feet following a catastrophic earthquake," said Barry Anderson, the utility's vice president of emergency preparedness and response. "Earthquake models help us identify where potential impacts could occur, so we can harden our system and respond more quickly to keep the public safe."
...The tremor and fires resulting from it destroyed 80 percent of the city. One observer described the initial upheavals as waves, "'The whole street was undulating. It was as if the waves of the ocean were coming towards me, billowing as they came.'"
"When you see a passageway, try not to go out the same way you came in" advised Gael Gallagher, who leads the daily Carmel Walks walking tour of Carmel-by-the-Sea, a quintessentially quaint California seaside city just two...
Workplace of United Nations Growth Reduction Group (UNDRO), defines the term vulnerability as: "The diploma of loss to a offered component or established of components at chance resulting from the incidence of a normal phenomenon of a provided magnitude. It is expressed on a scale from (no hurt) to 1 (whole injury)" . The vulnerability of an factor is normally expressed as a proportion loss (or as a benefit amongst and 1) for a provided hazard severity amount...

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PG&E Employs Safeguards to Strengthen Its Readi... [Published Individual.com - 11 hours ago]
PG&E Strengthens Its Readiness For Catastrophic... [Published Transmission & Distribution World - 18 hours ago]
Today in eco-history: 1906 San Francisco earthq... [Published People's World - Apr 18 2014]
Residents share secondhand memories of quake [Published Tracy Press - Apr 18 2014]
Remembering The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake O... [Published CBS San Francisco - Apr 18 2014]
1906 Earthquake Anniversary Should Remind Calif... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 18 2014]
On this day: First Bob-a-Job Week by Scout Move... [Published The Scotsman - Apr 18 2014]
Gentrification and your dream home [Published Stanford Daily - Apr 17 2014]
1906 San Francisco Earthquake: Shacks Used for ... [Published KRON4 - Apr 16 2014]
Rare film of 1906 earthquake shown in Tracy [Published Tracy Press - Apr 15 2014]
Lobby Bar – April 11: Motorcycle Maintenance, D... [Published Frequent Business Traveler - Apr 11 2014]
Recent big quakes serve as reminder [Published Big Bear Grizzly - Apr 02 2014]
How the Richter Scale works [Published Gulf News - Apr 02 2014]
PHOTOS: Old Money And Tech Money Go Head-To-Hea... [Published Business Insider - Mar 31 2014]
Quaint Carmel is great for a weekend trip [Published Bay Area Reporter - Mar 27 2014]
April Science Calendar [Published Discover Magazine - Mar 26 2014]
Spring break? [Published San Mateo Daily Journal - Mar 26 2014]
Methodology For Assessment Of Natural Hazard Vu... [Published Pressbox.co.uk - Mar 24 2014]
Bank Of America: No. 28 For Yellen, No. 1 For S... [Published Seeking Alpha - Mar 21 2014]
San Diego’s Shaky Future [Published Voice of San Diego - Mar 19 2014]
Blasts From The Past: Jungo, Jumbo: A tale of a... [Published Elko Daily Free Press - Mar 16 2014]
Super Typhoon Haiyan Death Toll Tops 5,200, Reb... [Published Think Progress - Nov 22 2013]
Video of Market Street in San Francisco in 1906 [Published Doobybrain.com - Nov 20 2013]
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Super Typhoon Haiyan Death Toll Tops 5,200, Reb... [Published Think Progress - Nov 22 2013]
CREDIT: AP Photo / David Guttenfelder Fifteen days after Super Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines, the country’s reported death toll has crossed 5,200. In the initial wake of the storm’s arrival, officials for the South Pacific island nation ...
Video of Market Street in San Francisco in 1906 [Published Doobybrain.com - Nov 20 2013]
Remember that video I posted back in 2010 of footage shot immediately after the great 1906 San Francisco earthquake ? Well, here’s a video (above) of San Francisco shot in 1906 before the great earthquake. It’s shot on Market Street. ᔥ Devour var ...
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