July Ridgecrest Quakes Strained Dangerous SoCal Fault That Has Begun to MoveThe earthquakes that hammered the Southern California desert near the town of Ridgecrest last summer increased strain on a major nearby fault which has begun to move, according to a new study.
Ridgecrest Hospital's Quake Damage Prompts Questions About State Seismic StandardsRidgecrest Regional is joining hospitals across California in questioning standards designed to keep hospitals open after earthquakes.
Sen. Feinstein Leads Bipartisan Lawmakers Urging FCC To Protect ShakeAlert Earthquake WarningsNorthern California Senator Dianne Feinstein is leading a bipartisan group of Congressional members urging the federal government to ensure changes to the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system don’t slow down ShakeAlert earthquake warnings.
Newsom: Earthquake Alert System Is On Its WayFor many Californians, the legend of "The Big One" seems to feel more urgent and real after a terrifying sequence of earthquakes rattled the region last week.
Crews Rush to Fix Roads, Utilities in Quake-Stricken California Desert CommunitiesOfficials worked Sunday to repair roads and restore utilities following the largest earthquake in Southern California in nearly two decades.
SoCal Earthquakes Have Bay Area Residents In A Rush To Get PreparedThe recent earthquakes in Southern California were enough to get Berkeley resident Sam Kohn to take stock of what he had at home. He bought an earthquake preparedness kit at Ace Hardware.
7.1 Quake In Southern California A Reminder 'The Big One' Could Strike Bay Area AnytimeThe 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Ridgecrest is a reminder to people living in Northern California that the ‘Big One’ could strike here. In fact, a large quake on the Hayward fault is overdue.
California Desert Communities Reeling From Powerful Earthquake SequenceGov. Gavin Newsom has declared a state of emergency for a section of Southern California that saw significant damage after Friday night's magnitude 7.1 earthquake.
Magnitude 3.7 Earthquake Rattles Kern CountyAn earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 3.7 struck near Ridgecrest on Monday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.