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Friday, Nov 21, 2014 at 08:25 AM PST

Quake Researchers Shake Building to Brink of Collapse

Quake Researchers Shake Building to Brink of Collapse

Engineering Prof. Andreas Stavridis persuaded the owner of a quake-damaged building in El Centro to allow it to be the subject of a shake experiment that, as planned, took the building to the brink of collapse...

Thursday, Nov 13, 2014 at 08:21 AM PST

LADWP Tests Earthquake Resistant Water Pipes

LADWP Tests Earthquake Resistant Water Pipes

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is testing water pipes that have been very successful in Japan, even following major earthquakes.

Monday, Nov 10, 2014 at 12:32 AM PST

2.5-Magnitude Quake Hits Fountain Valley Area

2.5-Magnitude Quake Hits Fountain Valley Area

A preliminary 2.5-magnitude earthquake rattled the Fountain Valley area early Monday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Monday, Nov 3, 2014 at 11:46 AM PST

Magnitude-3.4 Earthquake Shakes Inland Empire

Magnitude-3.4 Earthquake Shakes Inland Empire

A preliminary magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported two miles from Loma Linda early Monday morning, according to the USGS.

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 09:29 AM PDT

Magnitude-2.5 Quake Shakes Brea Area

Magnitude-2.5 Quake Shakes Brea Area

A magnitude-2.5 earthquake was reported Monday morning in Orange County.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 08:40 PM PDT

The Day the World Series Stopped

The Day the World Series Stopped

The line wasn’t long. The game had not started. So as I was queuing up for a polish sausage, the shaking started.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 06:53 AM PDT

“It Sounded Like A Bomb Went Off” — Loma Prieta in Pictures

“It Sounded Like A Bomb Went Off” — Loma Prieta in Pictures

The U.S. Geological Survey published 103 photographs from the aftermath of the Loma Prieta quake — named after the Loma Prieta peak, the earthquake’s epicenter in the Santa Cruz Mountains — on their website...

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 08:17 PM PDT

City Hall Sets Quake Safety Example

City Hall Sets Quake Safety Example

City officials drilled for an earthquake Thursday, a way to promote readiness with the Northridge earthquake receding from memory.

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 10:18 AM PDT

ShakeOut Simulator Shakes Up Today in LA

ShakeOut Simulator Shakes Up Today in LA

An earthquake simulator in La Mirada re-creates shaking as part of the California ShakeOut event. Adrian Arambulo reports for Today in LA on Thursday Oct. 16, 2014.

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 07:14 AM PDT

ShakeOut: 10.6M Californians to Drop, Cover, Hold On

ShakeOut: 10.6M Californians to Drop, Cover, Hold On

If your cubicle mate gets up at precisely 10:16 a.m. on Thursday and then suddenly drops to the ground and rolls under the table, it's part of an annual quake preparedness event.

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