Where were you when the 1989 earthquake struck the Bay Area on October 17th, 1989?
I was a 13-year-old, waiting patiently for the A’s to play the Giants in the third game of the World Series on the afternoon of the 17th, when our home started shaking violently.
It was scary for me, mainly because my dad was on the other side of the tunnel, in Oakland. Fortunately, he had stopped off at a Safeway in Oakland to get some groceries before coming back to Concord. Everything turned out fine for our family, but unfortunately, many families suffered massive heartache.