Super Typhoon Haiyan 3.5 times more forceful than Hurricane Katrina

ShareThis Super Typhoon Haiyan 3.5 times more forceful than Hurricane Katrina –Major coastal city of Tacloban took brunt of storm with water rising 40 to 50 feet 08 Nov 2013 As dawn broke Saturday in the Philippines, the devastation of Super Typhoon Haiyan was expected to become better known a day after the storm — […]

Californians willing to tax wealthy

By: Marisa Lagos, SFGate.com After years of austere state budgets and frustration among Democratic lawmakers who have tried unsuccessfully to increase taxes, a new poll shows the majority of voters are ready to raise the wealthiest Californians’ income taxes. A Field Poll released today contains mostly good news for the various groups that want voters […]

Oklahoma earthquake: 10 aftershocks follow 5.6 magnitude quake – strongest ever to hit state

Earthquake buckled highway, cracked buildings, but left residents virtually unscathed Oklahoma residents more accustomed to tornadoes than earthquakes have been shaken by weekend temblors that cracked buildings, buckled a highway and rattled nerves. One quake late Saturday was the state’s strongest ever and jolted a college football stadium 50 miles away. It was followed by […]