Magnitude 5 quake hits shaky California desert region
RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude 5 earthquake has jolted the region of California desert where last month's powerful 7.1 temblor has been followed by thousands of aftershocks.
California seeking quake disaster assistance from feds
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is asking the U.S. Small Business Administration to declare a disaster for two counties struck by large earthquakes last month.
California hospitals question 2030 earthquake standards
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California hospital spent $72 million on a building designed to do two things after an earthquake: stay standing and stay open.
RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — The United States Geological Survey says a 4.7-magnitude earthquake has shaken California's Mojave Desert, the latest of thousands of aftershocks following two larger...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's governor and congressional delegation are pointing to earthquakes this month in the California desert and calling for the U.S. Energy Department to look again at...
RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude 4.9 aftershock of last week's Southern California earthquakes has been felt widely in the region.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake occurred at...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The two Southern California desert communities rocked by last week's powerful earthquakes may have sustained as little damage as they did because they have no tall buildings and...
PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — Officials in Nevada are identifying a 55-year-old man found dead under a vehicle they think may have collapsed on him due to earthquakes last week in nearby Southern...
Nevada death may be linked to California quake
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A powerful July 4 earthquake in the Southern California desert may have killed a man in neighboring Nevada, authorities said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a California earthquake (all times local):
Authorities say a July 4 earthquake in the Southern California desert may have killed a man in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on earthquakes in Southern California (all times local):
President Donald Trump has declared an emergency for California after two major...
RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — Shaken residents were cleaning up Sunday from two of the biggest earthquakes to rattle California in decades as scientists warn that both should serve as a wake-up call...
RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a strong earthquake in Southern California (all times local):
Officials told several hundred people at a community meeting in...
RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — Officials in Southern California expressed relief Saturday that damage and injuries weren't worse after the largest earthquake the region has seen in nearly 20 years,...
RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Southern California's strongest earthquake in 20 years (all times local):
Gov. Gavin Newsom says President Donald Trump has called him...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The strongest earthquake in 20 years shook a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday, rattling nerves on the July 4th holiday and causing injuries and...
The Latest: Magnitude 4.2 quake rattles California desert
RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on an earthquake that struck the Southern California desert (all times local):
Authorities say a magnitude 4.2 earthquake has rattled Mojave Desert communities in Southern California. But no damage or injuries are reported.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake occurred at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday. It was centered 55 miles (9.7 kilometers) northwest of Ridgecrest in Kern County.
Light earthquake rattles California’s Mojave Desert
RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude-4.1 earthquake has rattled communities in the Mojave Desert in Southern California.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake occurred at 1:40 p.m. and was centered 55 miles (9.7 kilometers) northwest of Ridgecrest in Kern County.
The quake occurred at a depth of 2.5 miles (4 kilometers).
Authorities dig for remains of woman who vanished in 2000
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have begun digging in the desert 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles for the remains of a woman who vanished 16 years ago and police believe met with foul play.
Diana Rojas was 27 years old when she was last seen at her Long Beach apartment in October 2000. Her daughter was 2 years old when she disappeared.
Crews are excavating Thursday near Ridgecrest in Kern County.
Long Beach police seek remains of woman who vanished in 2000
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Long Beach police say a woman who vanished 16 years ago met with foul play and they'll hunt for her body in the desert 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles.
Detectives will travel to Ridgecrest in Kern County on Thursday to dig for the remains of 27-year-old Diana Rojas.
Rojas was last seen in her Long Beach apartment in October of 2000. Her daughter was 2 years old when she disappeared.
1 woman killed in auto accident near Nampa
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A California woman has died in an auto accident near Nampa.
The Idaho State Police says 72-year-old Charlotte Dawson of Ridgecrest, California, was stopped at a stop sign on Sunday morning.
The State Police says she failed to yield to cross traffic and drove into the intersection.
Her vehicle was struck by a pickup truck, and Dawson died at the scene.
The driver of the pickup truck was taken to a Boise hospital.