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State Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) introduced a bill Monday to create a system in California to warn the public seconds in advance of an earthquake. The warning system, which is already implemented in Japan, could give people as long as one minute to...
SOUTH PASADENA — Two other Rio Hondo League teams could already attest to how strong the first half-dozen wrestlers in South Pasadena High's lineup are, but Hoover learned for itself Thursday. The Tigers won the first six matches en route to a 43-...
Millikan Library is the tallest building on the Caltech campus. It is also the most sensitive. The sleek, gray nine-story building is home to 13 pocket-sized seismometers and a rooftop “shaker” that sends vibrations through the structure....
PASADENA — Two Pacific League squads who rely on outside shooting to set the tone for their respective offenses faced each other on the hardwood in both teams’ league opener. On Friday night, however, one of the two teams struggled from the...
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When a temblor hits, it may be hard to immediately assess the impact in each neighborhood. A Caltech professor is hoping to change that with a community seismology project. Robert Clayton, a geophysics professor at the university, is looking for 1,000...
A tornado of epic proportions hit Oklahoma, which claims to have the finest weather forecasting in the nation specifically because of the tornado threat ("Tornado in Oklahoma leaves dozens dead," May 21). These forecasters note when tornadoes are imminent...
Tags: Weather Reports, Weather, Parkville, Tornadoes
Sun SentinelAfter a few cloudy and occasionally stormy afternoons, we should see more sun today. Some areas, however, still are likely to see showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. It also should be hot. South Florida's Thursday forecast calls for mostly sunny...
U.S. government meteorologists will unveil their forecast for the 2013 hurricane season today. Other outlets have suggested it could be another busy storm season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will discuss the outlook in an event...
Imperial Valley residents are particularly attuned to helping victims of natural disasters. Maybe we are that way because we have been though our own unfair share of such disasters. Of course, our “acts of God” tend to be either earthquakes...
Schaumburg Trustee Frank Kozak and his wife, Char, survived a terrifying encounter with the Moore, Okla., tornado when the twister demolished the ranch house where they were staying, their son Steve said Wednesday. The Kozaks were visiting relatives...
Tags: Broken Bones, Tornadoes
Reporter and PhotographerNot many people can say they've survived an EF-5 tornado, but one woman can say she's survived two. She was in Joplin exactly two years ago Wednesday and in Moore, Oklahoma, two days ago. Fool her once, shame on Mother Nature. "I was young, I...
Channel Guide MagazineThe Weather Channel has announced that it will be debuting a one-hour special called The Oklahoma Tornado Tragedy: A Weather Channel Special Presentation Thursday, May 23, at 9pm ET. The program looks at the massive, EF5 tornado that devastated the town...
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