California quake leads to renewed calls for earthquake early-warning system after Napa temblor

  • by: SUDHIN THANAWALA , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 25, 2014 - 8:30 PM

SAN FRANCISCO — In the coming years, Californians could have valuable seconds of warning before earthquakes such as this week's wine country temblor reach them, allowing trains to slow down or stop, power plants and factories to shut off valves, and schoolchildren to dive under desks to avoid falling objects.

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