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Series of earthquakes shakes San Fernando, Santa Clarita Valley

Oat Mountain was also the epicenter of the Northridge Earthquake of 1994.

City News Service

April 4, 2015

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A series of earthquakes, the largest magnitude 3.1, shook the Oat Mountain area north of the San Fernando Valley today. Automated seismographs reported a series of six quakes, most in the 1-2 magnitude, starting at 7:45 a.m. The largest quakes were magnitude 2.7 at 7:52 and magnitude...

Earthquake courtyard rededicated to honor former CSUN president Blenda Wilson

Earthquake courtyard rededicated to honor former CSUN president Blenda Wilson

Lauren Reyes

January 31, 2014

In the days after the devastation of the 1994 Northridge earthquake then-CSUN President Blenda Wilson made sure the campus remained open despite $400 million in damage. Wilson was honored on Friday with the dedication of the Blenda J. Wilson courtyard, for her presidency at CSUN during the Northridge eart...

Mayor Eric Garcetti, other officials give earthquake advice at CSUN event for 20th anniversary of Northridge quake

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti came to speak at a luncheon commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Northridge Center on Jan. 17, 2013 in Northridge, Calif.

Leilani Peltz

January 18, 2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was among multiple dignitaries, as well as current and past elected officials, to visit CSUN for a commemorative event Friday in honor of the 20th anniversary of the 1994 Northridge earthquake. The Valley Economic Alliance, the organization created in direct response t...

The art of chaos: CTVA professor and her students make a documentary about the Northridge earthquake

The art of chaos: CTVA professor and her students make a documentary about the Northridge earthquake

Alex Vejar

January 17, 2014

During the immediate aftermath of the devastating 1994 Northridge earthquake, which reduced much of the Cal State Northridge campus to rubble, one film professor and a large group of her students saw an opportunity to record history.  “I always think that it’s the responsibility of storytellers to ...

Useful tips you need in an event of an earthquake

Useful tips you need in an event of an earthquake

Michelle Dominguez

January 17, 2014

It’s 5 a.m. and you’re sleeping soundly when suddenly you wake up to the sounds of crashing plates and rattling windows. Instinctively you rush out of bed only to find that the ground is shaking profusely. Keeping your balance seems impossible. You’ll spend the next few minutes ducking under a tabl...

It’s not if an earthquake will hit, but when

Illustration by: Sarah Cascadden / Contributor

Calvin Ratana

January 17, 2014

Over 50 people dead, 7,000 injured and 20,000 people displaced from their homes. Billions of dollars in damages. That was the extent of the 6.7 magnitude Northridge earthquake that hit on Jan. 17, 1994 as reported by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Here’s the kicker: For the past 20 years, no major legis...

Podcast: Former Daily Sundial students reflect on Northridge Earthquake

Podcast: Former Daily Sundial students reflect on Northridge Earthquake

Alex Vejar

January 17, 2014

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/129913423" params="color=990000&auto_play=false&show_artwork=true" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] The 1994 Northridge earthquake devastated the Cal State Northridge campus to the tune of $400 million in damage and a pair of tragic...

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1994 Northridge Earthquake