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Posted inCommunity

72K people participate in Berkeley’s ‘Great ShakeOut’

Kids at LeConte Elementary School practice their ‘Drop, cover, and hold’ technique during the Great Shakeout. Photo: Daphne White Kids at LeConte Elementary School practice their ‘Drop, cover, and hold’ technique during the Great Shakeout. Photo: Daphne White The principal did it. The janitor did it. The students did it. At 10:20 a.m. last Thursday, […]

Posted inCity, Crime & Safety, Nature

Magnitude 3.5 earthquake hits Berkeley, East Bay

Source: USGS A magnitude 3.5 earthquake startled Berkeley and other East Bay residents early Tuesday morning. Its epicenter was near the Warren Freeway, State Route 13, near Joaquin Miller Road, the USGS reports. The earthquake was recorded at 12:50 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Service, with a depth of 2.98 miles. A number of reports came in […]

Posted inCity

Are we ready for a repeat of the 1868 earthquake?

“The Horrible Consequences of a Terrible Earthquake in San Francisco.” From the collection of Richard Schwartz. Artist unknown “The Horrible Consequences of a Terrible Earthquake in San Francisco.” From the collection of Richard Schwartz. Artist unknown By Richard Schwartz It is a sobering endeavor to remember the 1868 Hayward Fault earthquake, the last major eruption […]