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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?

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…

from Which Way, L.A.?

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

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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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.

Earthquakes on the Pacific Rim: Are We Next?

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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UC Davis researchers found that about 110,000 new firearms were purchased statewide through mid-July.

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