Chris Ipsen

City of Los Angeles Emergency Management Department

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Chris Ipsen on KCRW

The first of this year's El Niño storms were only a test, and Southern California is braced for another onslaught of mudslides, potholes, flooded freeways and basements and mountains…

Did LA Pass Its First Big El Niño Test?

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Brussels is on lockdown for a third straight day because of concerns of a possible terrorist attack there. And France is in a three-month state of emergency.

Preparing for Terror

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We all know that Southern California is earthquake country and occasionally we get rude reminders. But the last big shaker was the Northridge quake back in 1994.

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We all know that Southern California is earthquake country and occasionally we get rude reminders. But the last big shaker was the Northridge quake back in 1994.

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