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Fault research shakes up Hayward

Fault research shakes up Hayward

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

September 21, 2016

If the proverbial tree falls in a forest but no one’s around to hear it, it might not make a sound, but it’s still a hazard. If the tree has the potential to fall on a person, Luther Strayer considers it a risk. Strayer, a structural geologist and Cal State East Bay’s associate professor of...

Enthusiasm curbed for Hayward landmark

Enthusiasm curbed for Hayward landmark

Louis LaVenture,

July 13, 2016

For decades, geologists, teachers and residents had flocked to the corner of Rose and Prospect Streets in North Hayward just east of Mission Boulevard near the La Piñata restaurant to study and observe how much a sidewalk curb had been offset because of seismic activity. Ramon Zavala worked at Pacific Stereo...

Quakes swarm East Bay city


Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

November 4, 2015

Bay Area residents are familiar with earthquakes, but nearly 500 in three weeks is odd. This has been the reality for San Ramon, which has felt 535 earthquakes in 22 days. It began with a micro earthquake at 8:50 a.m. on Oct. 13 that registered a magnitude of 0.8 and peaked with a 3.6 tremor on Oct....

Is CSUEB earthquake safety a major issue?

Infographic by Louis LaVenture & Tam Duong Jr.

Louis LaVenture ,
Sports and Campus Editor

September 2, 2015

Two 4.0 magnitude earthquakes shook the Hayward Fault Line in the last month, the first in Fremont and the latter in Piedmont. The 2.4 magnitude aftershock followed the first quake less than an hour later. Reports rolled in of items falling off of shelves, but no major damage was reported. The second qu...

Local schools prep for earthquakes

Yesenia Martinez,

November 13, 2014

San Leandro’s city council worked with local school districts on Monday to determine how they can work together with the fire department to handle emergency situations like earthquakes. Representatives from San Leandro Unified School District and neighboring San Lorenzo Unified School District met...

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