Mexico earthquake: Video captures early-warning alert before shaking

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San Franciscans commemorate the Great Quake of 1906 -- and a dress

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For San Francisco, a dress becomes a reminder of survival

SAN FRANCISCO — For decades, the pre-dawn commemoration of the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 has featured dwindling survivors lined...

Mayor Eric Garcetti seeks rating system for buildings' seismic safety

Mayor Eric Garcetti wants buildings across Los Angeles to be graded for their seismic safety as part of an ambitious plan to help...

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Garcetti wants L.A. buildings to be graded for earthquake safety

Garcetti wants L.A. buildings to be graded for earthquake safety

Mayor Eric Garcetti wants buildings across Los Angeles to be graded for their seismic safety in an ambitious plan to help residents...

Scientists pinpoint origin of 5.1 La Habra earthquake

Scientists pinpoint origin of 5.1 La Habra earthquake

The cluster of earthquakes that began Friday night in La Habra appear to have struck on a fault underneath the Puente Hills thrust fault,...

California ports watch for unusual water patterns after Chilean quake

California ports watch for unusual water patterns after Chilean quake

Small tsunami waves and other unusual "water movements" arrived on the California coast Wednesday following an 8.2 earthquake that struck...

Chile earthquake: No tsunami threat to California, officials say

Chile earthquake: No tsunami threat to California, officials say

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake was reported Wednesday evening off the northern coast of Chile, but the temblor did not pose a tsunami threat...

7.8 Chile quake aftershock: No impact expected in California

7.8 Chile quake aftershock: No impact expected in California

Officials don't expect any damaging tsunamis in California or the West Coast from Wednesday evening's huge aftershocks from the 8.2 Chile...

Wave action from Chilean earthquake arrives on California coast

Some California marinas, particularly those north of Los Angeles, could see small wave action over the next day as a result of the 8.2...

Earthquakes on the brain

Earthquakes on the brain

I'm generally not an alarmist about earthquakes. As a California native, I've experienced my share of small to moderate reminders that our...

Chile quake: California wave heights unlikely to rise by more than 1 foot

Chile quake: California wave heights unlikely to rise by more than 1 foot

The magnitude 8.2 earthquake in Chile on Tuesday is not expected to change the height of waves along the Southern California coast by more...

Chile earthquake: Scientists studying impact on California coast

Chile earthquake: Scientists studying impact on California coast

Officials don't expect any tsunamis in California because of the magnitude 8.0 earthquake that hit off the west coast of Chile but said they...

Chile earthquake: No tsunami warning for California or West Coast

Chile earthquake: No tsunami warning for California or West Coast

No tsunami threat to California or the U.S. West Coast was immediately seen after a magnitude 8.0 earthquake hit off the west coast of...

April Fools? USGS not laughing over fake L.A. quake prediction

April Fools? USGS not laughing over fake L.A. quake prediction

The U.S. Geological Survey is warning the public a letter that purports to be from the agency asking Orange County residents to be...

USGS warns of hoax earthquake letter in Southern California

USGS warns of hoax earthquake letter in Southern California

Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey were advising Southern California residents Monday evening about a hoax letter...

O.C. cities take stock of quake damage

O.C. cities take stock of quake damage

Three north Orange County cities scrambled Monday to reopen roads and buildings following a magnitude 5.1 quake that snapped water lines,...

La Habra earthquake jolted social media

La Habra earthquake jolted social media

The magnitude 5.1 La Habra earthquake that shook Southern California isn't going into the seismic history books for its modest size and...

An estimated 17 million people felt 5.1 earthquake in California

An estimated 17 million people felt 5.1 earthquake in California

An estimated 17 million people felt Friday's magnitude 5.1 quake centered in La Habra.

O.C. cities hurry to reopen roads, buildings damaged by quake

O.C. cities hurry to reopen roads, buildings damaged by quake

On Monday northern Orange County cities were working on reopening roads and buildings that sustained damage from last week’s 5.1...

Dozens still displaced by quake; school, city hall, road closed

Dozens still displaced by quake; school, city hall, road closed

Residents in northern Orange County continued to roll with the aftermath of Friday’s 5.1 earthquake as the workweek began, bringing...

Hundreds of aftershocks from 5.1 earthquake

Hundreds of aftershocks from 5.1 earthquake

There have been hundreds of aftershocks from Friday's 5.1 earthquake in La Habra, which experts said is what they expected.

Brea school to close for further inspection of earthquake damage

Brea school to close for further inspection of earthquake damage

An elementary school in Brea will be closed Monday for further safety inspections after last week's earthquake, but otherwise damage from...

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