Nearly 20,000 people felt the shaking.
USGS: 6.0 Earthquake Shakes California’s Bay Area:
A large earthquake rolled through California’s northern Bay Area early Sunday, damaging some buildings, knocking out power to thousands and sending residents running out of their homes in the darkness.
Related news: People talk about The Napa Earthquake in Northern California.
California Governor Jerry Brown declares state of emergency following […]
People Describing The Napa Earthquake:
Northern California was rattled early Sunday morning by a strong 6.0 magnitude earthquake. It left 70 people injured, and caused power outages and damage to historic buildings throughout the Napa region.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement on the earthquake in Napa Valley, felt throughout the region this morning:
‘We Need Help’: National Guard Called Into Ferguson:
Missouri’s governor called in the National Guard soon after the police commander on the ground said there was no plan to ask for military assistance.
Gov. Jay Nixon has signed an executive order directing additional resources through the Missouri National Guard to help restore peace and order and to […]
Is It Fair To ‘Vacation-Shame’ Presidents?:
President Obama had a tumultuous vacation, as domestic and international crises interrupted his Martha’s Vineyard getaway.
Officially there is no designated number of vacation days a President of the United States receives as part of the job description. In fact it can be argued that no modern U.S. President really […]
U.S. Consumer Spending Rises, Inflation Pressures Muted:
U.S. consumer spending rose for a fifth straight month in June, but a moderation in price increases suggested the Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates anytime soon, according to The Commerce Department.
At the same time, people in the Inland Empire appear to be spending.
Taxable sales in the region […]
Texas Teen Living In Walmart Goes Unnoticed For 4 Days:
Walmart employees in Corsicana, Texas, discovered a 14-year-old boy had set up two separate camps within the store.
Related Wal-Mart news: In-store clinics could bring the healthcare business to Wal-Mart.
Freak Flash Flooding Wreaks Havoc On East Coast:
Storms and flash flooding brought a month’s worth of rainfall to some parts of the East Coast in a matter of just a few hours.
Statement by the President on the Passing of Robin Williams:
Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny, a president, a professor, a bangarang Peter Pan, and everything in between. But he was one of a kind. He arrived in our lives as an alien – but he ended up touching […]
On August 11, 2014, at approximately 11:55 am, Marin County Communications received a 9-1-1 telephone call reporting a male adult had been located unconscious and not breathing inside his residence in unincorporated Tiburon, CA.
The Sheriff’s Office, as well as the Tiburon Fire Department and Southern Marin Fire Protection District were dispatched to the incident with […]