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  • Buy Now, Save Now

    New-vehicle sales could rise by as much as six to seven percent during 2012 according to Automotive News, due largely to the effects of a stabilizing economy and pent-up consumer demand. Here's a breakdown of why the upcoming months could be the best time in years to buy a new car or truck.
  • More quake action needed on older concrete buildings, councilman says

    More than a year ago, council members Bernard C. Parks and Tom LaBonge called on Los Angeles officials to review and report on the city’s older concrete buildings, which are considered a major risk to life safety during a big earthquake. In January,...

    Gas wastewater likely triggered 2011 quake in Colorado: USGS

    (Reuters) - Underground disposal of wastewater from gas production likely triggered a moderate earthquake in Colorado in 2011, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Wednesday in a study that may fuel debate over the impact of the U.S. energy boom. The...

    Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits near Samoa: USGS

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck near the south Pacific island nation of Samoa on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, and there were no initial reports of damage or injuries. A police spokeswoman in the capital, Apia,...

    Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Hidden Valley Lake

    Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Hidden Valley Lake
    A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Sunday morning 4 miles from Hidden Valley Lake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:58 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.6 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was...