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Is the Salton Sea really "15 Months Pregnant" with our next big quake?

Is the Salton Sea really "15 Months Pregnant" with our next big quake?

In Southern California an intriguing journal article turned into "we're all gonna die" TV stories in the space of a day. Be ready for the next time this happens in the Bay Area.

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Geological Outings Around the Bay: Pebble Beach

Geological Outings Around the Bay: Pebble Beach

Pebble Beach is a great place to look at the deep sea floor without getting your feet wet.

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Reporter's Notes: The Hayward Fault

Reporter's Notes: The Hayward Fault

A lesser known cousin of the San Andreas, the Hayward fault is a creeper. Basically, it moves, slowly, along the surface but deep inside… it's locked until tension builds up and and it slips.

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Exploring the Los Trancos Open Space Preserve

Exploring the Los Trancos Open Space Preserve

You probably know that the San Andreas Fault runs nearly the length of the state. But did you know that you can see the fault for yourself? Take a hike at Los Trancos Open Space Preserve in the Santa Cruz Mountains above Palo Alto.

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