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USGS To Get $5M For SoCal Early Quake Warning System

An earthquake warning system aimed at protecting the Southland will get a much-needed financial boost Friday.


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Math Mishap Prompted Delay Of Beverly Hills Water Warning

Drink up, Beverly Hills. City officials say the water is safe for consumption.


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SoCal Lawmaker Calls For Early Quake Warning System

A San Fernando Valley lawmaker Monday announced plans to create a statewide earthquake warning system in California.


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Health Officials Warn Against Eating Ventura Shellfish

Health officials have issued a warning for diners to avoid eating shellfish, crustaceans and certain fish from Ventura County after a dangerous toxin was detected in some species.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/24/2012

This man nearly burned to death from using sunscreen. (credit: CBS)

Man Nearly Killed By Sunscreen And It Happens More Than You Think

A Boston man was nearly killed after a freak accident … involving sunscreen.


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High Winds Uproot Trees, Power Poles In Lancaster

Strong winds are ripping through parts of Southern California, uprooting trees and power poles.


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$6M Donation Not Enough To Revive Quake Early Warning System

Will it take another disaster like the 1994 Northridge earthquake to strengthen financing for a statewide earthquake warning system?

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/04/2012

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Police Release Warning After Sexual Assaults In Fullerton Neighborhood

Two sexual assaults in broad daylight that were believed to be carried out by one man left a normally quiet Fullerton neighborhood on edge Thursday.


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Violent Winds Wreak Havoc On Southern California

Nearly 200,000 customers are without electricity as violent winds continue to whip the Southland.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/01/2011

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Gusty Winds, Low Humidity Levels Prompt Red Flag Warning

A red flag warning will be in effect across the Southland Wednesday due to high winds and low humidity levels.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/02/2011

Government Testing Earthquake Warning System In California

The government has been testing an early alert system since February that was developed by the California Institute of Technology and UC Berkeley.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/20/2011

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Parts Of OC

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for northwestern Orange County as a storm cell came ashore.


Salam Buzgaya, a Libyan native visiting from Sacramento (CBS)

Libyans In SoCal Celebrate As Gaddafi Likely To Flee Tripoli

Many Libyan-Americans in Southern California are hoping they will soon be celebrating the disintegration of Moammar Gaddafi’s regime.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/23/2011

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Controversy Surrounds LA’s First-Ever Navy Week

The first-ever Navy Week in Los Angeles is taking a controversial turn after sailors were warned to be aware of dangers in San Pedro.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/28/2011

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Potentially Damaging Winds Expected Throughout Sunday Evening

This weekend marks the unofficial beginning of Summer, but don’t tell the calendar as strong and potentially damaging winds are expected around the Southland throughout the weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/28/2011




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