Dr. Lucy Jones

January 19, 1994 -- A bulldozer begins to tear down a section of the Santa Monica Freeway 19 January 1994 that collapsed during the Northridge earthquake. Commuters were urged to leave for work two hours earlier due to the 300 foot section of the road that is closed. (Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

On 1994 Quake Anniversary, LA Mayor Discusses Plans To Improve City’s Infrastructure

On the anniversary of the 1994 Northridge earthquake, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was promoting his new plan for quake preparedness. But he’s learning it may be a tough sell.

01/17/2015

Dr. Lucy Jones has been a seismologist with the USGS and a Visiting Research Associate at the Seismological Laboratory of Caltech since 1983.  (Photo credit: CBS)

USGS Seismologist Warns LA Quake Could Knock Out Power Grid, Disrupt Water Supply

On the eve of the “Great ShakeOut,” Dr. Lucy Jones updated Los Angeles officials on ways the city can better prepare for an earthquake, and potential losses in the event of a quake.

10/15/2014

Dr. Lucy Jones has been a seismologist with the USGS and a Visiting Research Associate at the Seismological Laboratory of Caltech since 1983.  (Photo credit: CBS)

USGS Quake Expert To Help Prep LA For ‘The Big One’

The city of Los Angeles is teaming up with a renowned U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) seismologist to help prepare for its next major earthquake, officials announced Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/14/2014

(courtesy Pasadena Unified)

Report Finds Pasadena Elementary School May Be Vulnerable To Earthquakes

Dozens of Pasadena parents met with school board officials Thursday night to discuss concerns that two potential earthquake faults may be sitting below San Rafael Elementary.

05/17/2012

(courtesy Pasadena Unified)

District Mulls Options For Pasadena School Sitting On Multiple Fault Lines

The future of San Rafael Elementary School may be on very shaky ground.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/17/2012

(credit: CBS)

Seismologist Lucy Jones Shares Her Hidden Passions With CBS2

To Los Angeles TV audiences, Dr. Lucy Jones is known as the earthquake expert.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/10/2012