The state Office of Emergency Services now estimates damage at more than $4.2 billion, including about $1 billion to state highways and bridges. U.S. Sen. Alan Cranston's office estimates total damage at $6.85 billion, including $2.5 billion in San Francisco alone.

The OES estimates 159 houses and 295 apartments with major damage, 2,214 houses and 1,928 apartments with minor damage.

Hundreds of buildings were damaged or destroyed, some by aftershocks. A levee on the Pajaro River at Watsonville is seriously damaged.

The state estimates that 6,568 people were displaced from homes, 4,500 of them in Santa Cruz and 1,800 in San Francisco.


Deaths: Latest figures from the state Office of Emergency Services show that 55 people died, with 34 of the bodies found in the wreckage of the Nimitz Freeway in Oakland.

Injuries: The state tally is 3,012, with 900 of them in Santa Clara County, 862 in Santa Cruz and 566 in San Francisco.


Bay Area Rapid Transit added trains, buses and ferries and increased schedules to handle above-normal loads as transportation officials sought ways to ease traffic jams expected on Monday as people return to work.

Electric power, water and other utilities were restored to most areas. Drinking water and portable showers were trucked into mountain areas like Redwood Estates, where water service will not be restored for days.

Telephone service to the 2.5 million Bay Area customers suffered little from the earthquake, except for overburdened use. But officials worry that weekend rain could knock out service in some areas by seeping through cable casings cracked or twisted in the quake.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said seven one-stop disaster assistance centers will open today. Victims can register for everything from temporary housing to grants and loans. One center will be located in each of the hardest-hit counties.


Today's San Francisco 49ers' football game against New England has been moved to Stanford from the damaged Candlestick Park.

World Series play is scheduled to resume Tuesday at Candlestick, although Baseball Commissioner Fay Vincent said there could be further delays.


More than 1,400 aftershocks have been recorded, with 51 over magnitude 3.5 and at least 16 over magnitude 4.

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