L.A. installs water pipes that can survive disaster

Jun 17, 2015
The Japanese-made pipes don't pull apart at the joints when the earth moves.
Posted In: earthquakes, infrastructure, water

Lucy Jones on why scientists need to craft stories

Jun 16, 2015
The seismologist explains how using narratives can get your message across.
Posted In: earthquakes, infrastructure, storytelling
Court case in Oklahoma examines whether oil and gas firms should be held liable for earthquake-related damage.

Should oil companies be liable for earthquake-related damage?

Mar 19, 2015
The Oklahoma Supreme Court will soon decide if fracking is linked to earthquakes.
Posted In: earthquakes, fracking, oklahoma

15 cities that really need earthquake insurance

Jan 17, 2014
On the 20th anniversary of the Northridge earthquake, which population centers should be worried?
Posted In: earthquakes, natural disasters

All a-Twitter over L.A. quake

Jul 29, 2008
When the ground started moving here in Southern California, the "tweets" on Twitter started flowing. And it didn't take long for some online...
Posted In: earthquakes, Twitter

Quake update

Jul 29, 2008
Looks like the USGS has downgraded the magnitude of the quake to 5.4. . . . Ho hum. Back to work.
Posted In: earthquakes

Shake-up at Marketplace -- and all L.A.

Jul 29, 2008
We just got hit with one of the joys of life in Los Angeles -- an earthquake that had our downtown office rocking. The preliminary report from the...
Posted In: earthquakes