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Northridge

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  • Likelier here: the next Big One

    Likelier here: the next Big One
    Southern California stands a much greater chance of a huge temblor in the next 30 years than Northern California, according to a statewide earthquake forecast released Monday. The report, which brought together experts from the U.S. Geological Survey,...
  • 'Total destruction': At least 17 die in head-on Metrolink crash

    'Total destruction': At least 17 die in head-on Metrolink crash
    Rescue teams worked frantically into this morning after a Metrolink passenger train carrying 225 people collided Friday with a Union Pacific freight train on a sharp curve in Chatsworth, killing at least 17 people and leaving more than 135 injured. It was...
  • It's the nightmare before Halloween

    I wish there were a "bah, humbug" expression for Halloween. I'm trying to get myself in a festive mood. The holiday is, after all, one of the biggest celebrations of the year, second only to Christmas in time and money spent on decorating; rivaling...
  • Past offers lessons on future Big One

    When the great Ft. Tejon earthquake ripped the San Andreas fault 150 years ago this week, the shaking was so powerful it shook the Kern River from its banks and for a moment made it run upstream, according to accounts from the day. If such a quake...
  • Cheers from bungalow owner who realized his dream in Silver Lake

    AS A proud owner of one of the beautiful Maltman bungalows in Silver Lake, I wanted to thank you for featuring them in your article Little by Little on June 5, about an L.A. ordinance that allows for multiple small homes to be built on certain lots]. --...
  • Guide to best rotisseries in L.A.

    Guide to best rotisseries in L.A.
    Where to buy the best birds in L.A. County THE FOLLOWING, in alphabetical order, represents a broad spectrum of sources for beautiful rotisserie birds, freshly made and ready to go. Some offer excellent meal package prices; several have exceptional...
  • Letters: Applause for Susan Spano, on Rome

    A good writer on the roam I love to travel, and I love to read Susan Spano. As the world shrinks, Susan's ability to describe the offbeat and quirky makes even the most jaded destinations worth taking a second look. --Mackay Crampton, Ojai The L.A....
  • Readers recommend: EVA Airways, a great way to Hanoi, Vietnam

    I recommend EVA Airways as a wonderful way to fly to Hanoi. There is an elite class that is comfortable for those who need more leg room and wider seats but who don't want to spend for business class, but the seating and service are fine in coach as well....
  • Crowds pack stores, but will the buying continue?

    Crowds pack stores, but will the buying continue?
    Anyone wondering whether Americans have the nerve to keep spending despite a rattled economy might have been cheered by the Friday morning scene at Fry's Electronics in Fountain Valley. And by the chutzpah of Sawmon Jahagiri, who paid $40 to a more...
  • There's a hole in this possible earthquake pattern

    There's a hole in this possible earthquake pattern
    As UC Davis physicist and geologist John Rundle ponders the map of recent California earthquakes, he sees visions of a doughnut even Homer J. Simpson wouldn't like. The doughnut is formed by pinpointing the recent quakes near Eureka, Mexicali and Palm...
  • Ode to the L.A. doughnut

    I'm familiar with all the usual complaints: It has no center. It's artificial. It's bad for your health. It can be stale, or rough around the edges, or too sprawling. It epitomizes the excess and emptiness of American culture. Still, I will defend the...
  • Insurance assurance

    Insurance assurance
    The earthquake that killed more than 270 people and left 28,000 homeless in central Italy reminded Californians this week how fortunate they have been in the 15 years since the disaster in Northridge. There have been some moderately strong temblors,...