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  • Huge waves challenge Southern California surfers, lifeguards

    Huge waves challenge Southern California surfers, lifeguards
    Pounding surf off Newport Beach had already prompted several rescues Wednesday morning as onlookers gathered to watch surfers and bodyboarders take advantage of the huge waves, some estimated at more than 20 feet high.
  • Napa temblor unlikely to trigger major new quake, geologists say

    SAN JOSE, Calif. The earthquake that rocked Napa on Sunday stressed three adjacent faults, but the likelihood that it could trigger a major new earthquake is a diminishing risk, federal geologists said Monday. The 6.02 magnitude earthquake on the West...

    Getty team launches conservation study of Kahn's Salk Institute

    Getty team launches conservation study of Kahn's Salk Institute
    The Getty Conservation Institute has announced that it is partnering with the Salk Institute in La Jolla to preserve a pillar of mid-20th century Modern architecture. The Salk Institute for Biological Studies was completed in 1965, the collaboration...

    Water districts scramble to find own sources

    Water districts scramble to find own sources
    Reduced dependence on imported water is the goal of local districts, which must continue to supply customers in a parched state. South Coast Water District, which serves South Laguna, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano and San Clemente, made a move...

    Atlantic slows warming, temperature rises seen resuming from 2030: study

    OSLO,(Reuters) - The Atlantic Ocean has masked global warming this century by soaking up vast amounts of heat from the atmosphere in a shift likely to reverse from around 2030 and spur fast temperature rises, scientists said. The theory is the latest...