Decades have gone by since the Bay Area felt the power of a strong earthquake and each passing year without a major incident creates a greater sense of complacency. However, Monday night served as a wakeup call – a fairly gentle reminder that ‘it’s not if, but when.’ Those who
If you lived in the bay in 1989, chances are you remember in vivid detail the big Loma Prieta Earthquake that nearly crushed you, and your little dog too. I personally remember seeing the walls crack in my Aunts house, as I watched the Giants playoff game get started on TV,
When you turn on your weather station and hear that a storm is projected to hit your city this upcoming week, do you feel content knowing you’ve instilled the right preparation — or do you frantically begin to look for ways to safeguard your house at the last second instead?
For those of you who may not remember, it has been nearly a year since that devastating earthquake hit Japan, causing a nuclear accident. Shortly after the disaster, actor James Yaegashi called on friends in the New York theater community to “do something to help our fellow artists on the
If there’s one thing that can make a 9.0 earthquake more terrifying, it’s meltdown at a nuclear power plant. While you probably don’t have a spare helicopter or nuclear physicist to lend to Japan, you can help the earthquake relief effort by taking a Shibori workshop. The Textile Arts Center
We’ve got it coming to us and we all know it. San Francisco will eventually be smitten from the Earth and all those Bill O’Reilly fuckfaces will dance a little jig and say, “I told you that city of sinners and sodomites would be struck down by god”. As far