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3 hrs ago | University at Buffalo

Can a stack of computer servers survive an earthquake?

The rack of servers shook, but did not fall, during a simulation that mimicked 80 percent of the force of 1994's Northridge earthquake.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Computers, SUNY Buffalo

10 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Interstate 280 closure begins for holiday weekend seismic retrofit

Northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco will close Thursday afternoon and remain closed through the Labor Day weekend as large sections of the highway are removed and new hinges are installed to seismically strengthen an overpass, a Caltrans spokesman said.

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Related Topix: SoMa (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Natural Disasters, Napa County, CA, Solano County, CA

14 hrs ago | The Raw Story

For many Californians, cost of earthquake insurance outweighs the risks

During Sunday's 6.0 magnitude earthquake, some $75,000 worth of bottles of wine, rum and whiskey flew off the shelves of Aiyaz Masani's liquor store in Napa, California.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, California, Napa, CA, Northridge (Los Angeles, CA)

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Quake rattles southern Greece, capital city

An earthquake has rattled southern Greece and was widely felt in the capital, Athens.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Tsunami, Geology, Science

Business Journal

Repeated earthquakes leave many shaken, but few stirred to action

Is California ready, insurance-wise, for a mammoth quake as large or larger than the 1906 quake and fire that devastated San Francisco? Is California ready, insurance-wise, for a mammoth quake as large or larger than the 1906 quake and fire that devastated San Francisco? In the aftermath of Sunday's 6.0 earthquake centered near American Canyon by ... (more)

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Natural Disasters, American Canyon, CA, Napa, CA

NBC San Diego

Couple Marries Amid Napa Earthquake Damage

NBC 7's Candice Nguyen reports on the wedding of a La Mesa couple who managed to pull off a wedding with the help of friends and family after a 6.0 quake in Napa.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wedding

NBC29

Testimony wraps up in former Va. governor trial

A firearms company affiliated with reality TV star Will Hayden is distancing itself from him after his arrest on rape charges.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Sons of Guns, Television, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Wedding, Natural Disasters

Cybercast News Service

5 things to know about earthquake faults

The 6.0-earthquake that damaged buildings and left scores of people injured in California's wine country was the largest temblor to hit the San Francisco Bay Area since the 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, US Geological Survey, Technical Services

Pasadena Star-News

Review: Long Beach Operaa s earthquake show is musically fascinating but falls short of anything more

Ironically, there was a 6.0-magnitude earthquake in Napa Valley within 24 hours.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Los Angeles, CA, Arts, Opera, Classical, John Adams

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Martinez: Mayor calls out building owners in wake of Napa quake

In the wake of Sunday morning's earthquake and the damage it did in downtown Napa, the Martinez mayor is calling on owners of unreinforced masonry buildings in his city to make their properties earthquake-safe, or to at least get their plans to City Hall -- immediately.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Martinez, CA

KTVU Oakland

Napa quake damage to private homes, businesses estimated at $300 million

Napa officials said Wednesday the initial estimate of damage from Sunday's 6.0-magnitude earthquake to privately owned homes and commercial properties in the city is $300 million.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Natural Disasters, Hidden Hills, CA

Contra Costa Times

Napa earthquake: Damage assessment won't come easy

Power is back on citywide, business is trickling back into downtown, and the first day of school arrives Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Natural Disasters, Vallejo, CA, American Canyon, CA, Napa County, CA

NBC Connecticut

"That Day I Could Have Died:" Napa Teen Crushed By Fireplace During Quake

Ian Cull reports. But the bed-ridden 13-year-old Napa boy still counts himself lucky.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, California, UC Davis

SFGate

Boy hurt in California quake: 'I should be dead'

Nicholas Dillion rests in his bed at UC Davis Medical Center on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif., after being injured in Sunday's earthquake.

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Related Topix: UC Davis, Sacramento, CA, Natural Disasters

NBC Chicago

More Quakes, Aftershocks Rock Napa

Two days after the biggest earthquake in 25 years hit the Bay Area, four more smaller quakes and aftershocks rumbled through wine country.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Vallejo, CA, Geology, Science, American Canyon, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Boy hurt in magnitude-6.0 Napa earthquake: a I should be deada

DAVIS, Calif. >> Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Davis, CA, Napa, CA

Brandon Sun

California earthquake marks first major test of hard-luck city of Vallejo after bankruptcy

The historic blue-collar town of Vallejo is a short distance but a far cry from the touristy Napa Valley vineyards and quaint towns.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Victor, CA

The Fresno Bee

Focusing on repairs in earthquake-damaged Napa

The earthquake that jarred California's wine capital caused $1 billion in damage, Napa County officials estimated Monday as business owners mopped up high-end vintages that spilled from barrels and bottles and swept away broken glass in the rush to get the tourist hot spot back in shape for the summer's final holiday weekend.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Wine, Drink, Napa County, CA

NorthJersey.com

Napa earthquake hastens calls for warning system

The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves ... (more)

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, California, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Wine, Drink, Jerry Brown, US Governors, us Travel, Travel

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

US stocks open higher; S&P 500 at 2,000 points

The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might... Napa County has been rattled by a small aftershock to the strong and damaging earthquake that hit California's wine capital over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Financial Markets, Natural Disasters, Napa County, CA, Air Accidents

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