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Local Firefighters Deploy For Rescue Mission In Nepal

A team of Southland firefighters has been deployed to join the rescue and recovery efforts in Nepal following a devastating 7.8-Magnitude earthquake Friday.

04/26/2015

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Local Firefighters Gear Up For Possible Rescue Mission In Nepal

The team is comprised of about 65 people, mostly from Los Angeles County, with at least one rescue dog handler from Santa Barbara County, said a Los Angeles County Fire dispatcher.

04/25/2015

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Google Exec with SoCal Ties Killed In Massive Nepal Earthquake

Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who grew up in the Southland, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday.

04/25/2015

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‘The Big One’ Could Trigger More Large Quakes On Nearby Faults, Study Finds

Researchers also determined that quake faults can stop moving for thousands of years. However, at some point, the pent-up energy stored in rocks will release in a series of sizable earthquakes.

04/22/2015

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3.1-Magnitude Quake Jolts San Fernando Valley

A minor earthquake rattled parts of the San Fernando Valley, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Wednesday.

04/15/2015

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Magnitude-4.0 Earthquake Hit In Ludlow

A magnitude-4.0 earthquake shook part of the San Bernardino County early Monday morning.

03/30/2015

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3.6-Magnitude Quake Hits Near Twentynine Palms

It struck at 8:36 a.m. roughly a mile and a half south of the town, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

03/27/2015

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West Coast Congress Members Seek Funding For Quake Warning System

Three dozen members of Congress from California, Oregon and Washington are urging full funding of a West Coast earthquake early warning system.

03/24/2015

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3.7-Magnitude Quake Reported Near Twentynine Palms

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.7 has struck near Twentynine Palms, California.

02/25/2015

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Mayor Garcetti Updates Chamber On Earthquake Resilience Plan

Mayor Eric Garcetti Tuesday shared his plan with the Chamber of Commerce to make the city the epicenter of preparedness when an earthquake strikes.

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M3.5 Earthquake Hits The Antelope Valley

A magnitude 3.5 earthquake shook the Antelope Valley area early Tuesday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/27/2015

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

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DWP Installs Quake-Resistant Pipes Near Northridge Hospital

City officials were set Friday to install high-tech pipes to help make of the San Fernando Valley’s biggest hospitals ready for the next big quake.

01/16/2015

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Magnitude-3.0 Earthquake Hits Yucca Valley

A magnitude-3.0 earthquake shook the Yucca Valley area early Tuesday morning.

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2 Quakes Shake Area North Of Castaic

Two earthquakes have struck north of Los Angeles, shaking parts of Ventura and Los Angeles counties, but fire officials say no significant damage took place.

01/03/2015

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