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Chino Hills Earthquake Felt Far and Wide

Article: Chino Hills Earthquake Felt Far and Wide

LOS ANGELES, California, July 29, 2008 (ENS) – A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck near the Los Angeles suburb of Chino Hills just before noon today, causing strong shaking and a power outage but just minor damage. The quake was felt from Arizona to Nevada. The epicenter of the quake was located about 28 miles east-southeast…

California Prepares for Winter Rains to Flood Burned Areas

Article: California Prepares for Winter Rains to Flood Burned Areas

SACRAMENTO, California, December 10, 2007 (ENS) – Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has directed the California Office of Emergency Services to prepare for the upcoming weather conditions that pose a serious threat of flooding, particularly in areas where the Southern California wildfires recently burned more than half a million acres from Los Angeles to south of San…