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Earthquakes Remind Californians to Prepare for Disasters

A series of moderate earthquakes that rocked Los Angeles recently have reminded residents to be ready for a disaster.  Safety experts say every household needs a plan, supplies of food and water, and emergency equipment. An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 shook the southeastern suburbs of Los Angeles on Friday, causing some damage, but no major injuries.  Nerves were on edge as smaller aftershocks rumbled through the region. At the Los Angeles County emergency operations center,...

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