Salton Sea

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Swarm Of Earthquakes Shake Imperial County’s Calipatria

Two small earthquakes have struck a sparsely populated area of the Southern California desert, but there have been no reports of any damages or injuries.


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2 Small Quakes Shake Southeast Corner Of Salton Sea

A magnitude-4.1 earthquake shook an area near the Salton Sea but there have been no reports of damages or injuries.



Witness Death Due To Innovation At Salton Sea

The Salton Sea was built due to human error and reminds as a stark reminder.



How Human Error Made Something Quite Interesting At Salton Sea

Salton Sea was created accidentally and all but abandoned, but today you can visit and see the ruins for yourself.


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The Trip From Salton Sea To Escondido Provides A Beautiful Afternoon Drive

There is nothing like a great relaxing drive through the California desert. The drive from the Salton Sea to Escondido is a beautiful one, with lots of great things to see and do along the way.


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3.0-Magnitude Quake Recorded Near Salton Sea

A quake measuring a magnitude 3.0 struck near the Salton Sea.


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Smog Regulators Approve $200K Salton Sea Stench Monitoring System

Months after an unusual stench blanketed parts of Southern California, local smog regulators have approved a $200,000 system to monitor the stench, it was reported Saturday.


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Salton Sea The Culprit Of SoCal Stink

Air quality investigators have confirmed that a foul stench that stretched across Southern California came from the Salton Sea.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2012

A swarm of earthquakes have rattled the small farming town of Brawley, California. It is about 200-plus miles from Los Angeles. (credit: USGS)

Insurance Gap Looms For Brawley Residents As More Quakes Expected

Homeowners in the Imperial Valley and across the Southland may be rethinking their insurance coverage after a swarm of light to moderate earthquakes has left the region rattled.


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Sheriff’s Deputies Unfazed After Dozens Of Earthquakes Rattle Salton Sea

A swarm of over two dozen earthquakes has done little to disrupt the lives of residents and sheriff’s deputies.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/01/2012

Report Warns Southland Residents To Prepare For Mega Quake

Researchers have discovered some faults near the Salton Sea that they believe could trigger “The Big One”.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/27/2011

Could Man Be At Fault For The Next Big Quake?

Researchers at the Scripps Institution For Oceanography warn that man’s interference with the Colorado River could set the stage for a major earthquake along the San Andres Fault.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/27/2011

A mobile home parked near the Salton Sea, an inland lake which functions as a result of run-off agricultural waste water from the fields of Imperial Valley and the Coachella Valley. The city of Mecca is approximately 4 miles away from the Salton Sea. (Photo by Brent Stirton/Getty Images)

What’s Rotten In Mecca? Stench Blamed On Waste Treatment Plant

Officials say the odor that has plagued the desert town can likely be blamed on a nearby water treatment plant.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/04/2011