The tremor's epicenter was one mile north of Piedmont, about 13 miles (21 kilometers) east of San Francisco on the Hayward Fault.
Coffee was not needed to wake up news reporters in the San Francisco Bay Area, since an earthquake struck during this morning's live broadcasts.
Worrisome revelations continue about serious flaws in the two-year-old structure spanning the San Francisco Bay.
It's not that earthquake faults in California are more dangerous than before. It's just that scientists are better now at measuring their potential for disaster.
About 100 birds in the San Francisco Bay area have died from hypothermia after being covered in a mysterious goo.
Artists will overlay the path of hidden creeks and arroyos on San Francisco's city streets, in a nod to waterways that used to run through nearly every valley in the city.
In San Francisco, officials are being forced to resort to a fish-killing chemical to get rid of a lake's invasive species. Continue reading →
High-tech instruments and old-fashioned groundwork remain important in the aftermath of an earthquake.
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