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Are we over due for another – October 17, 1989, Loma Prieta

On October 17, 1989, at 5:04:15 p.m. (P.d.t.), a magnitude 6.9 (moment magnitude; surface-wave magnitude, 7.1) earthquake severely shook the San Francisco and Monterey Bay regions. The epicenter was located at 37.04° N. latitude, 121.88° W. longitude near Loma Prieta … Continue reading

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How Safe to Eat Is the Food In Your Fridge During a Power Outage?

By Lauren Sommer  Oct 9 – KQED Science With millions of Californians living without electricity during PG&E’s public safety power shutoffs, food safety experts are warning residents to be careful about eating perishable food from their refrigerators and freezers. In general, … Continue reading

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Southern Taurid meteor shower Wednesday, Oct. 9 into Thursday, Oct 10

The Southern Taurids are a minor shower with fewer than 10 meteors per hour, but don’t let the slim numbers discourage you. “The Taurids are rich in fireballs,” the American Meteor Society said on their website. Fireballs are meteors that appear … Continue reading

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10 Things You Should Know Before Eating Candy Corn

By Hannah Doolin Oct 12, 2016 It was invented back in the 1800s. The tri-colored candy is said to have been created by a man named George Renninger who worked at the Wunderlee Candy Company in Philadelphia, PA. The original … Continue reading

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How much does it cost to buy a home in the Bay Area?

Home prices are influenced by many factors, including the supply of homes and the strength of the local economy. The desire to own a home – rather than rent – is also a factor. Both in the Bay Area and … Continue reading

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Rainfall Totals, in Oakley, September 2019

 

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Still No Recession In Sight; California Bruised, Not Broken, By Trade Disputes | Fall | 2019

Fall 2019 BEACONOMICS From the inverted yield curve to the trade war with China to the length of the current economic expansion, handwringing over a coming national recession continues to spiral despite a lack of evidence that a downturn is … Continue reading

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