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Oscar Thomas "O.T." Jackson, by Phil Reader
As a young man, he had cut hair for a number of years at a small barber shop in the ... [Read more]

On the 1500 block of Pacific Avenue sits a bronze sculpture of an elderly man wearing a Derby hat and ... [Read more]

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The Quake:
The Loma Prieta Earthquake occurred on October 17, 1989 at 5:04 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time) and lasted for about 15 seconds. The United States Geological Survey gave it a magnitude of 7.1. It was felt over an area of about 400,000 square miles. On April 18, ..." [More]

Excerpted from Loma Prieta Earthquake, October 17, 1989: Facts and Statistics