earthquake

Earthquake felt in Downtown Auburn

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 5.7 earthquake took place at 8:47 p.m. Thursday and was centered in Greenville, Plumas County. The town is southwest of Susanville an ...

$80 million earthquake warning system proposed in bill

  PASADENA — Californians could have critical seconds to seek safety or shut down important systems before the onset of damaging shaking under legislation introduced ...

Californians show humanity

Dear Californians: One year ago on March 11, 2011, Japan was struck by one of the most powerful earthquakes in modern history. The earthquake and accompanying tsunami claimed thous ...

Rescued after earthquake, Haitian girl marks second anniversary of new life with Auburn family

AUBURN CA - It has been a month of momentous anniversaries for Claire Bryditzki. Jan. 12 marked the second anniversary of an earthquake in Haiti she experienced that registered 7. ...

US geologists make discovery

Breaking news: President Obama has just confirmed that the D.C. earthquake occurred on a rare and obscure fault-line, apparently known as “Bush’s Fault” John T. Nightingale, ...

Auburn dam dangers unaddressed

The Auburn Area Democratic Club discussed the Auburn dam at its monthly meeting on March 3. Dr. Laird Thompson spoke against the proposal due to concerns about earthquake potential ...

Auburnite talks about crisis in Japan

J.J. Tadlock thought it was just another earthquake until he went inside and watched the news. Tadlock, 19, an Auburn resident, was living in Japan, three or four hours from Tokyo ...

Students collect pennies for earthquake relief in Japan

When students in Julie Paul’s sixth-grade history class at Weimar Hills School learned of the disasters unspooling in Japan, they opened their hearts and wallets. A “penny dri ...

Quake danger in Auburn? Placer County has its faults

While Japan reacts to the horrific impact of an earthquake and tsunami, students in Dick Hilton’s earth sciences class at Sierra College’s Rocklin campus have been learning tha ...

News of earthquake troubles exchange students in Auburn

News of a devastating earthquake and its resulting tsunami in Japan hit a little closer to Auburn than expected. A classroom full of Japanese exchange students huddled around two ...