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Officials Urge Residents To Participate In “Great Quake Shakeout”

Officials are showing Southland residents how they can prepare themselves before the next big earthquake hits.


People left homeless by the Northridge earthquake line up in Canoga Park, CA, 22 January 1994 to make phone calls in a remote telephone facility. Thousands of people affected by the 17 January earthquake continue to live in cars and tents rather than risk another earthquake in their homes. (Photo credit: MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Experts Warn Of Public ‘Amnesia’ Two Decades After Northridge Quake

Medical and seismic experts Friday warned residents of the dangers of not being prepared for major earthquakes at home and at work.



Ready Or Not: KNX To Focus On Emergency Preparedness on Sept. 18

To underscore the importance of advance preparation in a region susceptible to an unusually wide range of possible disasters, KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO presents an exclusive, day-long series, “Ready Or Not”.


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Special Report: Why You’re NOT Ready for Disaster

Ready or Not? Sounds like a children’s game. But it’s not. In fact, whether you are ready or not when a major disaster hits, can make the difference between life and death.


A magnitude-6.7 earthquake that struck Northridge on Jan. 17, 1994,  killed of 57 people,  injured over 8,700 more, and caused an estimated $20 billion in damage, making it one of the costliest natural disasters in U.S. history. (CBS)

LA Marks 19th Anniversary Of Northridge Quake

Councilmember Tom LaBonge joined emergency and fire officials Thursday to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the Northridge earthquake.


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Tips For Earthquake Preparedness

In the wake of a magnitude-5.8 earthquake that rattled much of the East Coast Tuesday, Los Angeles County officials reminded residents to ensure they are prepared for a quake.

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Earthquake: Are You Ready?

In light of recent quakes across the globe, anchor Laura Diaz looks at how ready Los Angeles is in the next Eye on Our Community special this Sunday at 6:30pm on CBS2. Haiti, Chile, Japan, […]


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Californians ‘Drop, Cover And Hold’ In Shakeout Earthquake Drill

When it comes to being prepared for “The Big One”, California is ready for its close-up.


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Hey, LA! Make Sure You’re Prepared For An Emergency

Chris Ipsen from the Los Angeles Emergency Management Department visited KCAL 9 Thursday to discuss the importance of emergency preparedness.