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Gov. Brown Signs Calif. Quake Warning System Bill

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday ordered creation of a statewide earthquake early warning system that could give millions of Californians a few precious seconds of warning before a powerful temblor strikes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2013

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Truck Carrying Human Waste Overturns On Covina Street

A truck filled with human waste, which was removed from portable toilets, overturned on a street in Covina Wednesday afternoon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2013

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Guide To Emergency Planning For Families

The aftermath of the March 11 earthquake in Japan continues to rivet the world’s scientists, who are using new data from the 8.9 temblor and resulting tsunami to improve plans for how to respond to a large seismic event in Southern California.

CBS Los Angeles–07/30/2012

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