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  • Earthquake hits during live news broadcast

    Earthquake hits during live news broadcast
    An Oklahoma television meteorologist got an unexpected addition to her morning news report Monday.  Danielle Dozier, a meteorologist with KOCO in Oklahoma City, delivered a candid reaction during the channel's morning show, "KOCO 5 This Morning." ...
  • Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Lone Pine, California

    A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Saturday evening 28 miles from Lone Pine, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:30 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was...
  • Wall Street's latest fad is built on sand

    By Anna Driver HOUSTON (Reuters) - Super-sized hydraulic fracturing jobs, which use vast amounts of sand to coax more oil and gas from shale, have led to astronomical returns for investors in companies that mine the tiny particles. The question is...
  • Quake safety: Garcetti OKs creating list of vulnerable apartments

    Quake safety: Garcetti OKs creating list of vulnerable apartments
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti signed off on the city’s most aggressive action on earthquake safety in nearly three decades, instructing building officials this week to comb the city and identify thousands of apartment buildings vulnerable to...
  • Quake of 6.4 magnitude detected northwest of Cocos Islands

    () - An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude struck in the Indian Ocean on Saturday, 420 miles (675 km) northwest of Bantam in the Cocos Islands, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The center of the quake was at a depth of 4.4 miles (7.1 km), it said....
  • Earthquake: Magnitude 3.2 quake strikes near Salton Sea

    Earthquake: Magnitude 3.2 quake strikes near Salton Sea
    A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Friday evening in Imperial County southwest of the Salton Sea, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:41 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.0 miles. According to the USGS, the...
  • Earthquake near Oak Hills downgraded to magnitude 3.5

    A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Friday morning eight miles from Oak Hills, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:35 a.m. PDT at a depth of 6.8 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was eight...
  • Earthquake: 4.0 quake strikes near Barstow

    A shallow magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported Wednesday morning nine miles from Barstow, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:38 a.m. PDT at a depth of 1.2 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 11 miles from...
  • Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near The Geysers, Calif.

    A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday afternoon three miles from The Geysers, Calif.,  according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:59 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.9 miles. According to the USGS, the...
  • Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Ridgemark, Calif.

    A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday evening eight miles from Ridgemark, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:06 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 2.5 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was...
  • Winners of the L.A. Times' 2013 Editorial Awards

    Winners of the L.A. Times' 2013 Editorial Awards
    The Times' Editorial Awards for 2013, handed out in a ceremony Thursday night, honored both accountability journalism and what Editor Davan Maharaj called “the ever-growing types of journalism we produce in this Digital Age.” “This age...
  • Earthquake: 3.1 temblor strikes near Bear Valley Springs

    Earthquake: 3.1 temblor strikes near Bear Valley Springs
    A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Thursday morning 12 miles from Bear Valley Springs, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:19 a.m. PDT at a depth of 5.0 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter...