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4.2 magnitude earthquake jolts San Fernando Valley early Thursday morning

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake jolted the San Fernando Valley Thursday morning with an epicenter in San Fernando.

Samantha Bravo and Logan Bik

July 30, 2020

A magnitude 4.2 quake woke San Fernando residents up at around 4:30 a.m. Thursday morning, followed by a smaller magnitude 3.3 quake in Pacoima, according to U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter was just north of San Fernando city, however people across the San Fernando Valley reported feeling the shake. A se...

Title IX videos: Not enough safety?

Stone placard surrounded by rusting debris and green foliage

Samantha Fuller-Hall

March 27, 2018

Each semester, as it comes time to register for classes, one unifying barrier stands in our way - the Title IX rape prevention training videos. The first semester in which one is expected to sit through awkward reenactments and uncomfortable testimonies is unpleasant enough, but then it comes back ag...

Matador News: April 29th, 215

Matador News: April 29th, 215

Matador News

April 29, 2015

The death tolls rises in Nepal, and in Nigeria, hundreds of young women and girls are rescued from Boko Haram. Matador News reporter Victor Park has the latest from Baltimore, and Harry Abelson talks to CSUN Special Education Professor Beth Lasky about Friday's screening of "Cinemability". Matador News...

Matador News: April 28th, 2015

Matador News: April 28th, 2015

Matador News

April 28, 2015

A massive earthquake in Nepal leaves 4600 people dead; more than 400 decomposing bodies are found in a northwestern Nigerian town, and Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender. Anchors: Ayo Adelaja, Yasmin Amirani, Frankie Benkovic and Janelle Rodriguez Producers: Alexi Chidbachian...

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...

4.2 magnitude earthquake hits near Castaic

4.2 magnitude earthquake hits near Castaic

Andrew Martinez

January 3, 2015

>>UPDATE: The U.S.G.S. has downgraded the Castaic-area earthquake to a 4.2 from a 4.5. A 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck near Castaic at 7:18 p.m., the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The shaking was felt across the campus, as well as the San Fernando Valley. Lt. Mark Benavidez of t...

Are you prepared for a major earthquake? Take our Great California ShakeOut Drill quiz!

Are you prepared for a major earthquake? Take our Great California ShakeOut Drill quiz!

Alik Ourfalian

October 14, 2014

There are two things that Californians can expect during their residency: traffic and earthquakes. One is inevitable every morning and evening, and the other, unfortunately, isn’t. Over 25 million people are expected to participate in this Thursday’s Great California ShakeOut Drill. Are you p...

In wake of Napa earthquake, here are some earthquake preparedness tips

The 6.0 Napa earthquake early Sunday morning is a reminder to Californians to be prepared in the case of an emergency. Photo Courtesy of MCT

Vincent Nguyen

August 25, 2014

  A 6.0 earthquake hit Napa Valley at 3:20 a.m. Sunday, causing commotion and damages in the Sonoma County area. There have been more than 100 reported injuries, but no deaths. For residents of the San Fernando Valley, memories of the 1994 Northridge earthquake are still fresh in their minds...

4.4 magnitude earthquake, no reports of damage or injury

Los Angeles Fire Department station number 70 located at the corner of Lassen street and Reseda Blvd. pulls out their equipment in preparedness of further aftershocks after the 4.4 magnitude Earthquake with the epicenter near Westwood on the morning of Monday, March 17, 2014 in Northridge, Calif. (David J. Hawkins/PhotoEditor)

Asher Silberman

March 17, 2014

A shallow 4.4 magnitude earthquake struck Los Angeles at 6:25 a.m. this morning. L.A. Fire and Police departments had no reports of damage or injury. A tsunami bulletin was issued by the National Weather Service saying there is no danger of a tsunami. According to the U.S. Geological Su...

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 ...

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