Golden Gate Xpress

State hospitals unprepared for the Big One

David Mamaril Horowitz

October 22, 2019

San Francisco’s acute care hospitals have met California’s earthquake safety standards ahead of a 2020 deadline, but a second state safety requirement would cost too much for some hospitals and force them to close by 2030, ...

SF emergency water inadequate for earthquakes

Corey Browning

September 26, 2019

A major earthquake is due to strike San Francisco, and the western and southeastern neighborhoods lack seismically sound water pipes, leaving more than 300,000 residents vulnerable to the catastrophic fires that would follow. Tha...

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