Northridge Earthquake

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Earthquake awareness 20 years after the Northridge quake

Today is the 20th anniversary of the Northridge earthquake. Not only did dozens of people die and thousands  injured, the 6.7 magnitude quake cause an estimated 20-billion dollars in property damage.  Are we any better […]


FILE - In this Jan. 17, 1994 file photo, the Santa Monica Freeway has split and collapsed over La Cienega Boulevard following the Northridge quake in the predawn hours. The Jan. 17, 1994 Northridge earthquake caused death and destruction over a wide area of Southern California. While the state has made strides in retrofitting freeways and hospitals, work remains to strengthen concrete buildings and housing with underground parking. (AP Photo/Eric Draper, File)

Northridge Earthquake anniversary (PHOTO GALLERY)

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – It was 20 years ago today that Southern Californians were jolted out of their sleep by the magnitude-6.7 Northridge Earthquake, and several events will be held to look back on the […]


The parking structure at the Northridge Fashion Center in the Fernando Valley collapsed after a severe earthquake struck Southern California on Jan. 17, 1994. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Lucy Jones tasked with earthquake preparedness for LA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Seismologist Lucy Jones will devote much her time this year to preparing the city of Los Angeles for its next big earthquake, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today. The announcement comes as […]



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