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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

DNA India

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano struck by biggest earthquake yet...

A warning sign blocks the road to Bardarbunga volcano, some 20 kilometres away, in the north-west region of the Vatnajokull glacier.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science

KCRA-TV Sacramento

3 reasons why Californians shun quake insurance

Even though 90% of the earthquakes that strike the United States are located in California, only about 10% of homeowners there have earthquake insurance.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, UC Davis, Davis, CA, Northridge (Los Angeles, CA), Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WTKS-FM Maitland

Wine Country's Quake Damage Could Top $1B

Northern California is assessing the damage after the region's worst earthquake in 25 years and while no deaths have been reported, at least 100 people have been injured, more than 10,000 are still without power, dozens of buildings have been wrecked - and there is a heck of a lot of broken glass in the Napa Valley wine country.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Natural Disasters

NBC New York

Earthquake Warnings Worked: Experts

Scientists at UC Berkeley said they received a a 10-second alert when a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck the Bay Area.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Oakland, CA, Gavin Newsom

Pasadena Star-News

Diablo Canyon nuclear plant should be closed for quake testing, expert says

This Nov. 3, 2008, file photo, shows people on an overlook above Pacific Gas and Electric's Diablo Canyon Power Plant's nuclear reactors in Avila Beach, Calif.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Avila Beach, CA, Natural Disasters

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Damages from Northern California Earthquake Could Reach $1 Billion

Northern California is cleaning up Monday, one day after suffering its strongest earthquake in 25 years.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, California, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Napa, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services

Click2Houston

California quake: The one before the 'Big One?'

The 6.0-magnitude tremor that jolted Northern California on Sunday sparked concerns about whether a more catastrophic earthquake is looming.

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Related Topix: California, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Gavin Newsom, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Northridge (Los Angeles, CA)

KATV Little Rock

Earthquake's timing left many fumbling in dark

State officials say a fast-growing wildfire near the Northern California town of Weaverville is threatening about 520 homes and businesses.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, California, California Government, Napa, CA

Iol.co.za

Quake rocks California wine region

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake rocked wine country north of San Francisco early on Sunday, injuring more than 100 people, damaging historic buildings, setting some homes on fire and causing power outages around the picturesque town of Napa.

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Related Topix: California, Natural Disasters, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Farmers' Almanac predicts another nasty winter

Tensions briefly flared then subsided late Saturday night and early Sunday in Ferguson as nightly protests continued two weeks after a white city police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Mail

Napa quake repairs could cost $1BILLION as experts warn Bay Area at ...

Taylor Swift reveals her racy side while Miley Cyrus covers up for once - but shameless Amber Rose outdoes them all at MTV VMAs Largest earthquake in 25 YEARS rocks California: State of emergency declared after 6.0 earthquake rocks San Francisco Bay injuring 89, damaging buildings and cutting off power to thousands British spies are on the verge of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Country, Hot Chicks, Natural Disasters, California

The Washington Post

Large earthquake reported in central Peru

A large 7-magnitude earthquake has struck a sparsely populated area of central Peru, the U.S. Geological Survey said Sunday.

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

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