Other damage includes power outages and fires around Napa wine country.
Numerous Buildings Uninhabitable After Earthquake:
Officials in the city of Napa say 15 to 16 buildings are no longer inhabitable after Sunday’s magnitude-6.0 earthquake, and there is only limited access to numerous other structures.
Related news: Powerful earthquake hits California including Northern Bay and Napa.
Napa Valley officials have issues the following statement:
August 24, 2014, At approximately 3:20 […]
A strong earthquake caused significant damage to Northern California Sunday morning. The quake struck at 3:20 a.m. The epicenter was NW of American Canyon, in California.
American Canyon is 6 miles SSW of Napa; 8miles NNW of Vallejo; 9miles SE of Sonoma, and five miles WNW of the California State Capitol of Sacramento.
The following report is […]
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:
California Governor Jerry Brown declares state of emergency following massive Napa Valley earthquakeSunday, August 24th, 2014
The quake hit Northern California Sunday morning. It was 6.1 in magnitude according to the U.S.G.S.
‘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 […]
Local news from the Riverside Police Department:
On August 17, at approximately 3:17 p.m., Riverside Police and Fire were dispatched to Central Avenue and Lochmoor regarding two vehicles involved in a major traffic collision.
Both vehicles were occupied by their drivers. It appears one vehicle was traveling North on Central Avenue when the collision occurred with […]
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 […]