Earth Sciences

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

No end in sight for the drought in California

Despite this week’s light rain, California remains locked in a drought with no significant relief in sight. We want to better understand the impact of drought, and why it is happening. Penny and Phil discussed […]


Philippines earthquake

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes off Philippines

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.2 earthquake has struck off the eastern Philippines. The U.S.G.S. reported that the quake hit at 4:33 a.m. local time Sunday (2033 GMT) at […]


Northridge Meadows Apartments Jan. 17 1994

Northridge Earthquake 19 Years Later

Today is the anniversary of the devastating 1994 Northridge earthquake. Local officials are using this day to urge you to prepare for a natural disaster. The magnitude-6.7 quake occurred at 4:31 a.m. 19 years ago today […]


Ocean Institute's home raffle benefits kids programs (audio)

Have you ever wanted to own a home near the ocean? The Ocean Institute is holding its 8th annual home raffle soon, but the deadline for you to win some early-bird prizes is quickly coming […]



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