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  • Schiff: House Appropriations Committee OKs earthquake early-warning system

    The U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted on Tuesday to include $5 million in the Interior and Environment Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2015 for an earthquake early-warning system.
  • 2.7 earthquake strikes near Universal City, California

    2.7 earthquake strikes near Universal City, California
    A shallow magnitude 2.7 earthquake was reported Thursday evening six miles from Universal City, California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:17 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0 miles, the Los Angeles Times reports. ...

    5.1 earthquake, aftershocks, shake Los Angeles

    5.1 earthquake, aftershocks, shake Los Angeles
    A magnitude 5.1 earthquake was reported Friday evening one mile from La Habra, California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:09 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0.6 miles, the Los Angeles Times reports.  Updated at 10:...

    La Habra quake a reminder about dangerous Puente Hills fault

    La Habra quake a reminder about dangerous Puente Hills fault
    The magnitude 5.1 earthquake that rattled Southern California on Friday was a 10-second reminder of a fault that seismologists believe can produce a catastrophic disaster. The Puente Hills thrust fault is so dangerous because of its location, running...

    Letter: City sending mixed message on water saving

    I live in La Crescenta but receive all my utilities from Glendale Water and Power. I have been reading with interest recently about the water shortage in the state and all associated cities. In January, GWP sent out a reminder to all customers that they...