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Tag: Natural Disasters

California Wildfire Study: Spend on Prevention to Save on Disasters

April 13, 2014 | 8:00 am

California Wildfire Study: Spend on Prevention to Save on Disasters

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Better forest management could shrink future wildfires and save hundreds of millions of dollars. Read more …

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News Pix: Lightning Strikes Berkeley, Gay Cowboys, and the Aftermath of the Rim Fire

April 4, 2014 | 2:02 pm

News Pix: Lightning Strikes Berkeley, Gay Cowboys, and the Aftermath of the Rim Fire

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Fires and lightning caused havoc statewide, and hundreds of cowboys turned out for a gay rodeo.

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Yosemite Opens Areas Closed After Last Summer’s Huge Rim Fire

April 3, 2014 | 8:52 am

Yosemite Opens Areas Closed After Last Summer’s Huge Rim Fire

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The fire burned more than a quarter of a million acres in Yosemite and the Stanislaus National Forest. See before-and-after photos from a plot in the national forest. …read more

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IPCC: Climate Change Is Taking a Growing Toll in California

April 1, 2014 | 12:42 pm

IPCC: Climate Change Is Taking a Growing Toll in California

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The latest U.N. report includes recommendations for how the state might try to adapt. …read more

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Tsunami Week: A Time to Remember, and Prepare

March 24, 2014 | 8:27 am

Tsunami Week: A Time to Remember, and Prepare

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State sponsors preparedness events up and down the coast as Crescent City recalls 1964 disaster.

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Three Years After Disaster, Crescent City Sports a New ‘Tsunami-Resistant’ Harbor

March 11, 2014 | 10:36 am

Three Years After Disaster, Crescent City Sports a New ‘Tsunami-Resistant’ Harbor

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Rebuilt port, recovering from damage spawned by Japan’s 2011 quake, now ready for big waves. Read more. …

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6.8 Quake Shakes Northern California Coast; No Tsunami Threat

March 10, 2014 | 11:45 am

6.8 Quake Shakes Northern California Coast; No Tsunami Threat

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No reports of damage or injuries, as long, rolling quake hits a region known for big tremors.

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8 Simple Ways to Conserve Water

January 20, 2014 | 1:55 pm

8 Simple Ways to Conserve Water

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Make these simple, water-saving behavioral changes to help California deal with a drought.

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Inside Candlestick Park on the Night the Earth Shook

December 20, 2013 | 11:47 am

Inside Candlestick Park on the Night the Earth Shook

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In that pre-smart phone era, news traveled slowly. Then we heard the Bay Bridge had collapsed.

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Rim Fire Aftermath: A Stark Look at a Seared Landscape

October 23, 2013 | 6:00 am

Rim Fire Aftermath: A Stark Look at a Seared Landscape

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Some lessons of this summer’s blaze will take years to be revealed. But the immediate impact is dramatic.

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