California earthquake warning system delayed due to lack of funding
A system to provide early warnings of earthquakes like the one that shook California's wine country this week is planned and ready to go, but two years after the scientific work is finished, the funding is still being lined up.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Could the next big earthquake rock the U.S. economy?
The 6.1-magnitude earthquake that shook the Napa region of northern California early Sunday morning left scores of people injured and early estimates of over $1 billion in damage.
'I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky': Opera Review
This hybrid of opera, pop and Broadway musical is an ambitious brew of many flavors that don't coalesce into any distinctive taste The 1994 Northridge earthquake is evoked in the Southern California premiere of this little-seen opera by John Adams and the poet June Jordan Pre-dawn on Jan. 17, 1994, the Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday, the ... (more)
Mon Aug 25, 2014
3 reasons why Californians shun quake insurance
Even though 90% of the earthquakes that strike the United States are located in California, only about 10% of homeowners there have earthquake insurance .
Los Angeles Times
How to keep your wine safe in an earthquake
We've seen the photos of Napa wineries after Sunday morning's magnitude 6.0 quake.
California quake: The one before the 'Big One?'
The 6.0-magnitude tremor that jolted Northern California on Sunday sparked concerns about whether a more catastrophic earthquake is looming.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Even buildings with seismic retrofits damaged in Napa earthquake
Dan Kavarian, chief building official for the city of Napa, walks around the downtown area red-tagging building that were deemed unsafe after a 6.0 earthquake hit the area early Sunday.
Major 6.1 earthquake hits Napa Valley destroys wineries and historic buildings
Los Angeles residents woke up this morning, Sunday, August 24, to a familiar chant; a 6.1 earthquake struck the Napa Valley.
Napa Quake Reminds California Officials of Unknown Seismic Risks
While earthquakes aren't necessarily surprising in California, the 6.0 magnitude quake that hit Napa County on Sunday morning was a reminder to local officials across the Golden State and in other known quake zones that there's still a lot of uncertainty to understanding the full extent of local seismic risk.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Mon Aug 18, 2014
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
L.B. Opera staging L.A. premiere of Northridge a earthquake operaa at Ford Amphitheatre
The Long Beach Opera is once again in the familiar position of being the first in the Los Angeles area to present a daring opera by an acclaimed composer, only this time the local company heads over to Hollywood for a one-night performance at the Ford Amphitheatre .
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Ford Amphitheatre Starts Renovation September 2014
Will Pre-empt 2015 Summer Season. Construction to the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre is scheduled to begin in September 2014, and will pre-empt the 2015 summer season.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Jerry Brown Passes Buck on Troubled New Bay Bridge
"Who is responsible for the Bay Bridge?" I asked California Gov. Jerry Brown at a San Francisco Chronicle editorial board meeting in May. Before Brown's 2010 election victory, which made him the boss of all Caltrans, Brown was the mayor of Oakland whose political posturing helped delay the retrofit of the eastern span of the Bay Bridge, made ... (more)
LA Daily News
Jewish Community Center shooting survivors turn pain into action
Parents wait for information about their children who were in a daycare facility where shots were fired in the lobby.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Lake Elsinore Valley News
Amber Alert issued across SoCal as search continues for woman, two children
An Amber Alert was issued across Southern California today, including in Riverside County, as a search continued for a woman and her two children, whom she allegedly abducted from the Los Angeles home where they were living in their grandmother's custody.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
The Daily Breeze
Little Fish Theatre gets political in timeless a Time Stands Stilla
Karen Harrison and Richard Perloff run through a dress rehearsal as the Little Fish Theater opens Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies in San Pedro, CA.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
The Miami Herald
Trinity Cathedral, architect receive design award
A Neighbors in Religion salute to Trinity Cathedral on its recent award. The Cathedral at 464 NE 16th St., and its architect R.J. Heisenbottle Architects, recently were named "Design Award Winners" at the 2014 AIA Florida/Caribbean Honor and Design Awards program held at the Trump National Club in Doral with The award is the fifth in the list of ... (more)
Sat Aug 02, 2014
LA Daily News
Neighborhood Pride Day spruces up Reseda
RESEDA >> Johanna Christensen and her neighbors had gone to bed on a street lined with homes with peeling paint, weedy yards and junky trash and graffiti.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Best sellling author and attorney Kenneth G. Eade moves office to Beverly Hills
In Kenneth Eade's next book, "A Patriot's Act," Attorney Brent Marks fights for the rights of a U.S. citizen wrongfully imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay as an enemy combatant Eade's first novel, 'An Involuntary Spy' has been critically acclaimed, nominated for a 2014 Rone Award, and has also become a number one best seller in three categories.