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An earthquake: The thing neighboring communities least want to share In just a few more hours we’ll be coming up on the 27th anniversary of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake that killed dozens and reshaped San Francisco’s neighborhoods, cityscape, and sense of itself. Anybody who’s lived here for even a few years probably already knows the dramatic San Francisco stories: The interrupted World Series broadcasting the disaster live to the world, the devastation in the Marina, one freeway collapsed in Oakland and another evacuated (and later demolished) in San Francisco for fear of a similar crunch, and the path to the Bay Bridge sliced right in two.
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