Mt. Soledad landslide in La Jolla, CA - October 2007

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SR 253: PCC Aggregate in the Western Ventura-Simi Production-Consumption RegionsSR 253: PCC Aggregate in the Western Ventura-Simi Production-Consumption RegionsSpecial Report 253 is the second update Mineral Land Classification report for Portland cement concrete (PCC) aggregate in Ventura County. SR 253 reevaluates PCC aggregate resources, permitted reserves, past production, and includes an updated 50-year projection of demand in the WVS P-C Regions., /cgs/publications/releases
Did You Feel It? M5.1 Quake East of San Jose Reminds Californians to Be PreparedDid You Feel It? M5.1 Quake East of San Jose Reminds Californians to Be PreparedBookmark the California Geological Survey's earthquake page for preparation resources - including what to do before, during, and after a quake. Aftershocks should be expected over the next hours to days, and with every earthquake comes a small chance of it being followed by a larger earthquake.,
New Tsunami Hazard Area Maps for Seven CountiesNew Tsunami Hazard Area Maps for Seven CountiesToday the CGS issued new Tsunami Hazard Area (THA) maps for the counties of San Diego, Ventura, Santa Cruz, Marin, Sonoma, Napa, and Solano. This release completes THA mapping for the entire coast of California., Take me there

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