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Southern California wildfires burning unchecked

Oct 12, 2019 - 10:35 PM

A red flag warning of critical fire danger – strong winds and very low humidity – has been extended into the weekend

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California – USGS

Jul 06, 2019 - 12:09 PM

(3rd UPDATE) A stronger quake rocks Southern California a day after it's hit by a magnitude 6.4 earthquake

Vehicles drive over a crack on Highway 178 south of Trona, after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit in Ridgecrest, California, on July 4, 2019. Southern California was rocked by a 6.4-magnitude earthquake Thursday morning, the US Geological Survey said, with authorities warning that the temblor, the largest in two decades, might not be the day's last. FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP

Southern California rocked by strongest quake in 2 decades

Jul 05, 2019 - 10:47 AM

The magnitude 6.4 shallow quake, followed by dozens of aftershocks, struck in the Mojave Desert from the small city of Ridgecrest

Vehicles drive over a crack on Highway 178 south of Trona, after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit in Ridgecrest, California, on July 4, 2019. Southern California was rocked by a 6.4-magnitude earthquake Thursday morning, the US Geological Survey said, with authorities warning that the temblor, the largest in two decades, might not be the day's last. FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP

Massive California gas leak permanently capped

Feb 19, 2016 - 11:57 AM

We have confirmed that the leak of gas has been capped We have the gas emissions under control says an official of the California Department of Conservation

SEALED. A general view over homes affected by the gas leak from the mountain behind them are pictured in the affluent community Porter Ranch Estates in Porter Ranch, California, USA, January 7, 2016. File photo by Mike Nelson/EPA

Massive California gas leak provokes anger

Jan 09, 2016 - 2:28 PM

The leak is detected on October 23 in an underground natural gas well at the Southern California Gas Company s SoCalGas Aliso Canyon site – one of the largest gas facilities in the United States

GAS LEAK. This infrared image released by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) shows methane gas leaking from the Aliso Canyon facility near the Porter Ranch suburb of Los Angeles. Photo by Environmental Defense Fund/AFP

Tech-based services needed to protect OFWs – research

Mar 09, 2015 - 9:00 PM

Among Filipino migrant workers isolation from network connectivity – via email phone or social network – was a key indicator for labor trafficking says a University of Southern California report

Spielberg, Lucas warn of film 'implosion'

Jun 14, 2013 - 8:45 AM

There s going to be an implosion where 3 or 4 or maybe even a half dozen mega budget movies are going to go crashing into the ground

CONCERNED FILMMAKERS. George Lucas and Steven Spielberg at the Golden Globe Awards in 1999. Spielberg won Best Director for 'Saving Private Ryan.'

Ex-CIA chief Petraeus to teach at LA college

May 02, 2013 - 4:45 PM

Petraeus who has already agreed a teaching job in New York later this year will join the University of Southern California s faculty as a professor

CIA Director David Petraeus, testifies before the US Senate Intelligence Committee during a full committee hearing on "World Wide Threats." in this January 31, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER

Ex CIA head Petraeus says sorry for Broadwell affair

Mar 27, 2013 - 2:20 PM

Petraeus voiced regret for the pain caused by his relationship with his biographer Paula Broadwell

CIA Director David Petraeus, testifies before the US Senate Intelligence Committee during a full committee hearing on "World Wide Threats." in this January 31, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER