Joni Bepler JansenI was at Candlestick Park. Jay Lassetter I was standing near a fire hydrant and I was worried it was going to explode. My grandmother was the only one with television, and we were the only ones for two blocks with telephone service. Maria D. RosalesI was in the living room dancing to "Love Shack" by the B52's. LOL! Karla JamesonI was pregnant with my son Christopher and driving home from Mountain View. Cliff FeldmanI was at the game....in the parking lot when I saw the light standards swaying about 20 feet in each direction. My friends were in the stands and it was hours before I knew they were OK (no cell phones - remember? Roni DepueIn Morgan Hill I was sitting on the floor with my son and daughter watching TV & could barely get up.The water heater cold water hose had broken so we got soaked. Patty Carta Luna CurtisI was in the kitchen with my daughter learning sign language, hubby was watching the series. Jona Denz-HamiltonMy family in Los Altos loaned out their generator to a neighbor who needed it for his respirator. No power there for 3 days. Ours in Berryessa was fine. Kathy McCoveyI was on the air at KRZQ Reno, NV, the AP and UP wires went crazy and I was concerned since I have loads of family and friends in the bay. Steve AltI was close to the epicenter....on air at KATD in Los Gatos! MAN did it shake! Scott Sugarbear PearsonI was standing in front of Calif. Stationers @ Saratoga and Prospect,watching cars on prospect bob up and down like boats on rough seas,heard this weird groan,turned around and saw the giant glass window bulging outward and turned to run and KAPOW, window exploded. My lava lamp broke and filled my TV with its liquid goo! Dora ZamoraJona...being on the air on KBAY that night was one of the most frigthening experiences of my radio career. Our towers were on Loma Prieta and we were the EB station. Jeff WheelerI was eating donut holes. It's my best quake preparedness strategy. Stan Potts · Friends with I was at work on the phone with my wife. She was closer to the epicenter and felt it a couple of seconds before I did. She simply said "Uh oh!" Maurice L PorterI was at work about to put dinner in the oven and something made me stop and think, "Let's have an earthquake drill!!!" All my co-workers asked me How did I do that??? Katherine RoddyI used to spend one weekday in Marin and another in Oakland. Luckily, I was in Marin that day, or I would have been driving over the Cyprus structure at a little after 5:00. Dee Douglasi was at home and so scared i could not move. my girlfriend had to take my son from my arms, put him outside, and then come back for me. suffered a MAJOR panic attack! Jeff FancherI was in intermediate algebra at De Anza college. Class was canceled for the day after that.
Mike HansenChris and I were at that game man did the stick rock and roll Lee PanecI was treating a patient when the shelves started emptying. Veronika GarciaI was home practicing my flute. My sister and I ran to the kitchen and got under the table. She was crying so I started laughing at her.