Lucy Jones

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Garcetti, DWP Try To Smooth Ripples Caused By $15B Estimate To Earthquake-Proof LA’s Water Pipes

A report on what it would cost to earthquake-proof L.A.’s water supply is causing an aftershock through City Hall.

03/21/2015

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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Ex-LA Science Teacher Shares Theory On When Big Earthquakes Occur

A former Los Angeles science teacher has a theory on when big earthquakes are more likely to occur.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/30/2014

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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

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CalTech Seismologists: Early Alert System May Give 30-Second Warning Before Major Quake

Monday’s morning earthquake renewed the debate over the funding of an early earthquake-warning system.

03/17/2014

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Seismologist Warns ‘More Earthquakes’ Coming To SoCal

A pair of minor earthquakes that rattled the Westside over the weekend are more common than one may think – but one seismologist said Monday that doesn’t mean residents shouldn’t be prepared.

04/29/2013

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Many Scientists Now Believe Humans Are Causing Some Earthquakes

Earthquakes are part of living in California.

02/28/2013