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4 to Watch: As Residents Recover, Waves of Aftershocks Rattle Ridgecrest

Waves of small earthquakes rattled already shaken residents overnight in the Mojave Desert community, where the cleanup continues from two major quakes

After back-to-back strong earthquakes, residents in Ridgecrest are trying to recover, but looking ahead is difficult when the Earth provides near-constant reminders of a frightening moment. 

That's one of the stories we're following today on NBCLA. 

Clusters of Jarring Aftershocks Shake the Ridgecrest Area Overnight

Will Robesky is one of the Ridgecrest residents left searching for a sense of normalcy since the moment a magnitude-7.1 earthquake left homes and lives in disarray. That's hard to do when every jolt, whether it's a passing truck or an aftershock, re-ignites fears. We have updates on Ridgecrest's jarring aftershocks.

Will Robesky and his family, including four children, were in the backyard of their Ridgecrest home when Friday’s earthquake toppled a block wall and caused their pool water to surge in waves. He’s been searching for a sense of normalcy since that jarring evening. Christine Kim reports for Today in LA on Monday July 8, 2019.

Photos: How the Magnitude-7.1 Earthquake Changed the Earth's Surface

A powerful magnitude-7.1 earthquake damaged buildings and caused shaking throughout Southern California. It also displaced the Earth surface in part of the Mojave Desert roughly 160 miles north of Los Angeles. Scroll down for photos or see them here.


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Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House Gets UNESCO Designation

Hollyhock House, architect Frank Lloyd Wright's 1921 modernist creation at Barnsdall Art Park in East Hollywood, was named a UNESCO World Heritage site Sunday, the first time modern American architecture has been recognized by the United Nations cultural organization. Take a look at the house.

Old Hollywood: Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House to Get New Virtual Reality Tour

Silver Lake Organization Offers Love and Support to Returning Vets

More than a quarter of men and women who have served in the armed forces find it difficult to return to civilian life, according to a study by the Pew Research Center. For some, the healing power of a dog offers emotional, mental and physical support.

Emotional support and trained service animals can provide wellness and healing for veterans struggling with mental health or physical disabilities. Mario Solis reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday July 7, 2019.
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