Lucy Jones

US Geological Survey

Guest

Earthquake czar for the City of Los Angeles and seismologist with the US Geological Survey; 2015 winner of the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal for Citizen Services

Lucy Jones on KCRW

Hundreds of small earthquakes have hit the Inland Empire in the past two weeks, and seismologists are trying to figure out what that so-called earthquake swarm could tell us.

Is a flurry of small earthquakes a warning sign?

Hundreds of small earthquakes have hit the Inland Empire in the past two weeks, and seismologists are trying to figure out what that so-called earthquake swarm could tell us.

from Greater LA

People in the Bay Area are living on or near a “tectonic time bomb.” That’s what geologists call the Hayward fault. It runs for 52 miles, passing under Oakland, Berkeley and San Jose.

Bay Area's Hayward fault could cause a major disaster

People in the Bay Area are living on or near a “tectonic time bomb.” That’s what geologists call the Hayward fault. It runs for 52 miles, passing under Oakland, Berkeley and San Jose.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We get the latest from Mexico City on the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck yesterday, and the rescue efforts. Hundreds of people have died. Buildings collapsed.

Quake devastates central Mexico: Extent of the damage and relief efforts

We get the latest from Mexico City on the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck yesterday, and the rescue efforts. Hundreds of people have died. Buildings collapsed.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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We get the latest on the Saddleridge fire that’s moving fast in the San Fernando Valley.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW joins a group of forest firefighters who are working to prevent wildfires. We get a firsthand look at what firefighters do when a blaze breaks out near Tujunga.

from Greater LA

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This year, Silver Lake resident Maebe A. Girl became the first drag queen elected to public office in the U.S. We look at how she got there, and how she hopes to take Rep.

from Greater LA

One homeowner was foreclosed on earlier this year because of her participation in a program which provides LA County homeowners with no-money-down loans for eco-friendly home…

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KCRW speaks with members of LA's Jewish community, plus Israeli and Palestinian expats about Tuesday's Israeli election.

from Greater LA

Evacuation orders for the Saddleridge fire have been lifted.

from Greater LA

A state bill called AB 5 would require businesses that rely on independent contractors to reclassify them as employees and offer benefits such as health insurance and sick pay. There’s…

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Millions of young people across the country and around the world took part in the Youth Climate Strike last week and international leaders were in New York Monday for the U.N.

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