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Officials say fault line mapping projects such as the one pictured here for the Hollywood fault could be completed within a year. (Photo courtesy CA.gov)

Quake Fault Line Mapping Resumes After Nearly 20-Year Pause

California seismologists are once again mapping fault lines after a lull of nearly two decades due to budget cuts.

07/02/2014

(credit: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images)

7.5 Temblor On Puente Hills Thrust Fault Would Be ‘The Quake From Hell’

Experts say a bigger earthquake along the lesser-known fault that gave Southern California a moderate shake could do more damage to the region than the long-dreaded “Big One” from the more famous San Andreas Fault.

03/30/2014

(credit: istockphoto)

KNX 1070 Northridge Quake 20-Year Anniversary: Faults

The Northridge quake changed the way scientists analyzed data.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/17/2014

Lawmakers say an early warning system could save lives and boost a more rapid response following a major earthquake. (Photo credit: U.S. Geological Survey)

Lawmaker Calls For More Funding To Map Quake Faults

A state lawmaker from Torrance wants Sacramento to boost funding to map active earthquake faults to prevent buildings from being constructed near dangerous faults.

12/31/2013

(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

(AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

State Geologists Put Calif. Earthquake Maps Online

Anyone with an Internet connection can now find out whether the house they want to buy is on one of California’s earthquake faults.

02/10/2011