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How a Sandy-Type Storm Could Short-Circuit Silicon Valley

November 6, 2012 | 3:35 pm

How a Sandy-Type Storm Could Short-Circuit Silicon Valley

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First the good news: The Bay Area has plans in place for a storm as big and bad as Sandy. Now the bad news: Planning is about as far as it goes. We haven’t built new levees or seawalls, moved electrical equipment higher up, or relocated much of anything out of the flood plain. So […]

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October 30, 2012 | 11:57 am

Bay Area Residents Watch And Worry as Storm Swamps Eastern Cities

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Bay Area residents are watching in worry as water rises and darkness descends on New York, New Jersey and many other parts of the Eastern Seaboard. As of Tuesday morning, 35 people had died, according to an Associated Press report, many of them hit by falling trees. Power outages have affected 8.2 million people, many […]

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