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  • Southern California felt its biggest earthquake in years a few weeks ago. Southern California felt its biggest ... ago. That also served as a test of an early warning system designed to alert key players when a quake begins. Dr. Lucy Jones ...
  • ... everyone's walking around with a smartphone that keeps us connected to every stupid thing that goes on in the planet, it's kind of ... by a coalition that includes California Institute of Technology , UC Berkeley, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology , and ...
  • ... by a Southland lawmaker for the development of a statewide earthquake warning system . [scald=47246:kl_image_original_context ... that system , which was a success in providing a 30- second warning in March before a magnitude 4.7 quake in Riverside County, ...
  • A large earthquake had just hit the Philippines and I was immediately concerned. ... highways and downed bridges. Urban development and technology , had gradually changed the place upon each of my visits there, but ... via the seismologically-active Ring of Fire, there may very well be a time when my relatives across the ocean will find out ...
  • ... federal funds that could jump start the development of an earthquake early warning system in Southern California A fully ... emergency personnel time to react. The early warning technology uses sensors placed near active fault lines that pick up on the ...
  • Cape May , NY is a long way from Malibu, but its environmental history contains ... spaces could not be more distinct. Even their coastlines give definition to the three distinct bodies of water that define the ... happily suffering from a cartophilia that is intimately connected to an all-encompassing sense of his home ground, the Pacific ...
  • ... {"additionalClasses":""}]The 5.1-magnitude La Habra earthquake on March 29 demonstrated the typical average-sized temblor ... ourselves through earthquake drills. We can invest in warning systems than can detect and alert us of seismic waves before ...
  • Mobile cell phone technology has created a host of distractions for drivers that are proving ... talking and texting while in motion? Technology may be killing us. There seems to be no doubt that the mixture of cell phones ... kids hands on the wheel, and off the keypad. Some, like a system from Aegis Mobility, use GPS to detect if a phone is moving at ...
  • ... unlike the other urban legends, it turns out this one may actually be true. Configure block ... whether or not the actual test is ever verified -- and, Science : I know you're busy "trying to find cures" and "solve global ...
  • ... about snow in the desert, dust pollution in The West, earthquake analysis and tuba thefts. ... of Southern Californian businesses on the list of top 100 delinquent California taxpayers. Combined, they owe a significant chunk ... becoming even more so, and off-road vehicular recreation may part of that equation, says the New York Times (via LA Observed). KCET's ...

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