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3.6-Magnitude Quake Hits Near Twentynine Palms

It struck at 8:36 a.m. roughly a mile and a half south of the town, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

03/27/2015

(left to right) Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian of Van Nuys and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (Photo credit: Claudia Peschiutta/Twitter)

LA Mayor Backs Tax Credit To Fund Quake Retrofitting Plan

Supporters of retrofitting certain properties in Los Angeles to make them less vulnerable to earthquakes have long struggled with a way to fund such a massive effort.

03/25/2015

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West Coast Congress Members Seek Funding For Quake Warning System

Three dozen members of Congress from California, Oregon and Washington are urging full funding of a West Coast earthquake early warning system.

03/24/2015

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3.7-Magnitude Quake Reported Near Twentynine Palms

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.7 has struck near Twentynine Palms, California.

02/25/2015

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Lawmakers Cheer White House Support For Early Quake Warning System

California lawmakers say President Barack Obama’s recommendation to spend $5 million next year on an early earthquake warning system for the West Coast represents a significant breakthrough.

02/04/2015

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2 Quakes Shake Area North Of Castaic

Two earthquakes have struck north of Los Angeles, shaking parts of Ventura and Los Angeles counties, but fire officials say no significant damage took place.

01/03/2015

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California Gets $5M Funding For Quake Warning System

The U.S. Senate has approved $5 million in funding to roll out an earthquake warning system across California next year.

12/14/2014

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LA Mayor’s Quake Plan Calls For Retrofitting Buildings, Boosting Local Water Supply

Calling it the “toughest plan in the country”, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled a proposal Monday to retrofit thousands of buildings that are most at risk in a major earthquake.

12/08/2014

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M3.0 Quake Jolts Yorba Linda; No Damages Reported

A magnitude-3.0 earthquake rumbled through northern Orange County just before noon Friday.

12/05/2014

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3.0-Magnitude Quake Reported Near Brea

A 3.0-magnitide quake was reported north of Brea Thursday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

10/23/2014

Dr. Lucy Jones has been a seismologist with the USGS and a Visiting Research Associate at the Seismological Laboratory of Caltech since 1983.  (Photo credit: CBS)

USGS Seismologist Warns LA Quake Could Knock Out Power Grid, Disrupt Water Supply

On the eve of the “Great ShakeOut,” Dr. Lucy Jones updated Los Angeles officials on ways the city can better prepare for an earthquake, and potential losses in the event of a quake.

10/15/2014

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3.3-Magnitude Quake Reported Near Joshua Tree

A 3.3-magnitide quake was reported south of Joshua Tree, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

10/12/2014

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3.2-Magnitude Quake Reported Near Morongo Valley

A 3.2-magnitide quake was reported west of Morongo Valley, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

10/11/2014

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.

09/26/2014

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KNX Ready Or Not: Renting On Fault Lines

— Preparing for an earthquake after you move into a new home or apartment should start before move-in day.

09/18/2014

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