earthquake preparedness

The City’s Flawed Earthquake Alert App Is Getting an Overhaul

After ShakeAlertLA failed to alert anyone about the Ridgecrest quakes, the city is making some updates
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Walker Canyon Is Open Again After the Superbloom Became a Poppy-pocalypse

Lake Elsinore officials temporarily shut down the area after teeming crowds, bad behavior, and reports of injuries
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Two of the Worst Fires in California History Are Burning Right Now

The Mendocino Fire is now considered the largest in state history; the Carr fire is close behind
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Stunning Images Show the Easy Fire Creep Perilously Close to the Reagan Library

Firefighters (and goats) have kept the flames at bay
tropical storm rosa

Tropical Storm Rosa is Approaching. Here’s What That Could Mean for L.A.

Rosa is expected to make initial landfall Monday night
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What the Hell Is that Terrible Smell?

A stink is coming from the sea and people have reported smelling it all the way in West Hollywood
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Watch This Comedian Do Stand-Up Through the July 5 Earthquake

Atsuko Okatsuka was on stage at the Ice House in Pasadena when a 7.1 earthquake struck
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Extreme Heat and Dehydration Killed a Hiker in Malibu on Labor Day

Five other hikers were airlifted to be treated for heat exhaustion and dehydration after they ran out of water
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Joshua Tree Truthers Say Felled Tree is Fake News

Off-roaders are fighting back against "OHV sentiment"