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Preparedness

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.

01/17/2013

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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/25/2011

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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, […]

07/21/2011

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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.

10/21/2010

Emergency Prepardeness

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.

09/22/2010