Chino Hills earthquake - Milk
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2008 Chino Hills earthquake

Chino Hills earthquake - Milk
Milk jugs and other merchandise litter the aisles at a Kmart in Diamond Bar. (An earlier version of this caption said the Kmart was in Chino Hills.) (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)
Chino Hills earthquake - Fallen items
Corey Dixon, 14, sifts through deodorant to purchase from Kmart in Diamond Bar during the aftermath of a 5.4-magnitude earthquake. Several aisles were covered with merchandise that fell from the shelves. (An earlier version of this caption said the Kmart was in Chino Hills.) (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)
Chino Hills earthquake - K-Mart
Merchandise that fell from the shelves lies in an aisle at a Kmart in Diamond Bar after a strong quake today shook the area. (An earlier version of this caption said the Kmart was in Chino Hills.) (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)
Chino Hills earthquake - Rosa Ramos
Rosa Ramos, an employee at Kmart in Diamond Bar, said she was hit on the head by an item falling off a shelf during the quake. The store stayed open immediately after the quake and customers tried to shop around the fallen items, but then management decided to close for cleanup. (An earlier version of this caption said the Kmart was in Chino Hills.) (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)
Chino Hills earthquake - Pomona City Hall
A worker cleans up shattered glass at Pomona City Hall. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Chino Hills earthquake - Aaron Brothers
Aaron Brothers employees Justy Koch, left, and Ben York clean up several hundred picture frames knocked from shelves in Brea. Employees spent eight hours the night before stocking the shelves with 2,700 new frames in preparation for a visit from the company’s president. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Chino Hills earthquake - Broken frames
Dozens of frames fell from shelves in Tuesday’s quake. Aaron Brothers employee Justy Koch cleans up. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Chino Hills earthquake - Bricks
Store owner Hilario Sanchez, left, and Antonio Lopez sweep dust and bricks in front of Goleth’s Beauty Salon on Broadway in downtown L.A. after an estimated 5.4 earthquake centered near the Chino Hills area rocked L.A. (Aurelio Jose Barrera / Los Angeles Times)
Chino Hills earthquake - Chlid
Eun Y. Chai consoles a frightened and crying Phebe Chang after they were evacuated from the fourth floor of a building on Olympic Boulevard in downtown L.A. after the quake. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Chino Hills earthquake - Fullerton
Joan Toulouse of Irvine describes how she was struck by panels falling from the ceiling at the Fullerton library.Toulouse was treated by paramedics but refused to be taken to a hospital. Her friend Tiffanie Dukes, 11, was next to her and jumped out of her seat when the shaking started. Toulouse’s reaction was: “Oh my God, I’m going to lose my life here in this seat. The roof is coming down.” (Lori Shepler / Los Angeles Times)
Chino Hills earthquake - Broadway
People gather along Broadway in downtown after some businesses were evacuated. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Chino Hills earthquake - Pasadena
At the rear of the wood-paneled attic room at the Gamble House in Pasadena, Isabel Miesner, 23, of Westwood, ducked under a heavy table as the shaking continued. Others in the group of two dozen crouched between chairs. (Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times)
Chino Hills earthquake - Construction workers
Construction workers walk out of the new Los Angeles police headquarters on Spring Street downtown after it was rocked by the estimated 5.4 earthquake. (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times)
Chino Hills earthquake - Reaction
Celine Dove, left, Jennifer Keir and Tony Ortiz of the Los Angeles Police Department react to the earthquake in downtown Los Angeles(Bryan Chan / Los Angeles Times)
Quake
Los Angeles firefighters assess the scene as a building manager points out debris coming out of a crack in the old Civic Center Building at 205 Broadway in downtown L.A. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Quake
People gather along Broadway after some downtown businesses were evacuated and as Los Angeles firefighters come to the scene to check a building. (Allen J. Schaben /Los Angeles Times)
Chino Hills earthquake - water line
Crews work on a broken water line after the quake. (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Chino Hills earthquake - DTLA
Tawny Murillo, right, and Veronica Ramirez try to call family and friends as they leave Archer Norris Law office located in the Wells Fargo building in the Bunker Hill area of downtown L.A. Officials urged people throughout Southern California to cut back telephone use because the system was being “maxed out.” (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Chino Hills earthquake - ACE Hardware
Marc Fernandez and Carrie Medina clean up drain cleaner that fell from shelves at the ACE Hardware Store at 4200 Chino Hills Parkway in Chino Hills during the earthquake this morning. (Annie Wells / Los Angeles Times)
Chino Hills earthquake - Pomona
A man takes a picture of a damaged building on Park Avenue and 3rd Street in Pomona this afternoon. There are reports of minor damage and a few injuries in areas touched by the quake. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Chino Hills earthquake - Bricks from Pomona building
Bricks from a building litter an alley at 2nd Street and Park Avenue in Pomona. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
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