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Governor Calls Special Session On Rainy-Day Fund

Saying the state’s budget surplus should be used to pay down debt, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a special session of the Legislature to make changes to a rainy-day fund measure on the November ballot.

04/16/2014

The quake was centered in a remote area about 200 miles northeast of Boise. (Getty Images)

4.9-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Central Idaho 

Residents say items flew off wall shelves but otherwise there are no reports of damage or injury.

04/12/2014

(Credit: NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

No US Tsunami Threat After 7.6 Quake In Pacific

U.S. officials say there is no threat of a tsunami to the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii or Alaska after a magnitude-7.6 earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean near the Solomon Islands.

04/12/2014

(Credit: NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

7.5 Quake On California Fault Could Be Disastrous

Experts say a bigger earthquake along the lesser-known fault that gave Southern California a moderate shake could do more damage to the region than the long-dreaded “Big One” from the more famous San Andreas Fault.

03/30/2014

(Credit: NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

Quake Forces Evacuations In Southern California; 4.1 Aftershock Hits Saturday

A moderate earthquake that rattled a swath of Southern California forced several dozen people in one community out of their homes after firefighters discovered foundation problems that made the buildings unsafe to enter, authorities said Saturday.

03/29/2014

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Magnitude-4.4 Quake Rattles Los Angeles Area

A pre-dawn earthquake rolled across the Los Angeles basin on Monday, rattling residents from the San Fernando Valley to Long Beach.

03/17/2014

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Strong Earthquake Could Pose Serious Threat To Delta Water Supply

The Delta is mainly made up of sediment, and that doesn’t fare well when it comes to earthquakes. The concern is that a quake would wipe out sediment under the levees in a process called liquefaction.

03/10/2014

Shake map of the quake. Credit: USGS

Large Earthquake Hits Off Coast Near Eureka

A large earthquake has hit off the coast of far-Northern California.

03/09/2014

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Magnitude-4.4 Earthquake Shakes LA Area Overnight

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck 3 miles north of Fontana at 1:35 a.m. Wednesday. That’s about 30 miles east of Los Angeles.

01/15/2014

First responders and civilians will simulate a major earthquake, like the 1994 Northridge quake near Los Angeles. (JONATHAN NOUROK/AFP/Getty Images)

Millions To Take Part In Global Earthquake Drill

Californians and people in earthquake prone regions around the world were gearing up for a major earthquake drill.

10/16/2013

Credit: CBS

Bill Sent To Gov. Brown Would Create California Quake Warning System

The California Legislature has sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would require development of an earthquake early warning system.

09/13/2013

Yuba County Building Collapse May Be Connected To May Earthquake

Yuba County Building Collapse May Be Connected To May Earthquake

With no warning, a 15,000-square-foot building collapsed in Yuba County on Thursday night.

06/14/2013

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