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Seismologists Link Oil, Gas Drilling To Spike In US Quakes – But Could That Happen In California?

Scientists are now more certain than ever that oil and gas drilling is causing hundreds upon hundreds of earthquakes across the U.S.


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LA County Dept. Of Public Health Prepared For Potential Ebola Outbreak

Local health officials are prepared if Ebola hits the Southland after the first confirmed case of the virus was diagnosed in the United States.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/01/2014

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Police Warn Wildomar Church Parishioners Of Possible ID Theft After Donations Reported Stolen

Police say an employee of Saint Francis of Rome Church on April 15 discovered a theft of personal check and cash donations from the previous week.


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SoCal Homeowners Debate Value Of Earthquake Insurance After 5.1 Temblor

Insurance Information Network of California spokesperson Tully Lehman says often homeowners don’t opt in because premiums are pricey and don’t make long-term financial sense. Others aren’t taking the risk.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/31/2014

Williams Fire Burns In The Angeles National Forest

Fire Threat Level Raised To ‘High’ For Angeles National Forest

A relatively dry winter season has prompted U.S. Forest Service officials to raise the fire danger level for the Angeles National Forest.


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Study: Taller Women Are More Likely To Develop Cancer

A new study shows a connection between the height of a woman and her risk of developing cancer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/21/2011

Cornerback Mike Richardson (#35) of the New England Patriots  for a pass at Raymond James Stadium on August 10, 2007 in Tampa, Florida. Richardson is among 75 players named in the lawsuit against the NFL. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

NFL ‘Vigorously’ Denies Cover-Up Of On-Field Concussion Risk

Plaintiffs listed in the 81-page fraud suit include 1983 NFL Rookie of the Year Vernon Maxwell and Compton-born and former Chicago Bears defensive back Mike Richardson.


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Report: California Freed 450 High-Risk Parolees

The California prison system’s independent inspector general says the state improperly freed more than 450 dangerous criminals without supervision last year as part of a controversial program designed to reduce prison populations and cut costs.


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Extremely Low Levels Of Radiation Reach Southern California

A diplomat in Vienna says Japan’s radioactive fallout has reached Southern California, but first readings are “about a billion times beneath levels that would be health threatening.”



FAA Warns Airplane Batteries May Ignite Mid-Flight

Officials say jet airliners may be at risk over lithium batteries that are sensitive to heat and could pose an in-flight threat.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/08/2010