Cal State Document
On October 17, 1989, an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale hit Northern California with its epicenter 60 miles Southeast of San Francisco. Fourteen days later, Governor Deukmejian called the State Legislature into Extraordinary Session which convened on November 2, 1989. This report summarizes the Legislature's response to the Northern California earthquake.
California Senate, "1989 Northern California Earthquake: Legislative Response" (1989). California Senate. Paper 227.