A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has struck near Channel Islands off the Southland coast of the US geological survey says.
There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
Region: CHANNEL ISLANDS REG., CALIFORNIA
Geographic coordinates: 33.844N, 119.716W
Depth: 16 km
Universal Time (UTC): 5 Apr 2018 19:29:17
Time near the Epicenter: 5 Apr 2018 12:29:17
Location with respect to nearby cities:
38 km (23 miles) ESE (107 degrees) of Santa Rosa Is., CA
57 km (36 miles) SW (233 degrees) of Channel Islands Beach, CA
60 km (37 miles) SW (234 degrees) of Port Hueneme, CA
62 km (38 miles) SW (218 degrees) of Ventura, CA
138 km (86 miles) W (261 degrees) of Los Angeles Civic Center, CA
San Francisco woman, Olga Perkovic, and her son, Aaron Goodstein, were killed Sunday after being buried by falling snow near a home at Kirkwood resort.
The Alpine County undersheriff Spencer Case called the deaths of 50-year-old Perkovic and her 7-year-old son, Aaron Goodstein, a “freak accident.” They were on a ski vacation with her two other children and mother, the undersheriff said. He offered his condolences to her husband, David Goodstein, and her family and friends.
Her LinkedIn bio shows she was a volunteer at the French American International School in San Francisco and was a strategy operations executive at Zymergen in Emervyville. Continue reading →
A 13-year-old student in Amador County, CA., was arrested Friday after school officials discovered that he had written several rap songs about killing his teacher and his teacher’s family.
School officials notified the Amador County Sheriff’s Office about the songs Friday, which had been posted on a UK music sharing website. The boy had penned rap lyrics detailing how he would specifically kill the teacher and their family members.
Later in the day, police served search and arrest warrants at the student’s home and confiscated “writings and drawings found in the boy’s bedroom.” Continue reading →
Magnitude 4.6 – revised local magnitude (Mlr)
Time Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 1:38:52 PM (PDT)
Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 20:38:52 (UTC)
Distance from Lompoc, CA – 26 km (16 miles) SW (221 degrees)
Vandenberg Village, CA – 31 km (19 miles) SSW (211 degrees)
Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA – 33 km (21 miles) SSW (200 degrees)
Buellton, CA – 44 km (28 miles) WSW (248 degrees)
Los Alamos, CA – 46 km (28 miles) SW (227 degrees)
Coordinates 34 deg. 27.9 min. N (34.466N), 120 deg. 38.6 min. W (120.643W)
Depth 9.06 km (5.6 miles)
Location Quality Parameters Nst=42, Nph=42, Dmin=16.1 km, Rmss=0.25 sec, Erho=0.61 km, Erzz=1.17 km, Gp=196 degrees
Location with respect to nearby cities:
12.4 km (7.7 mi) S of Arlight, California
25.7 km (15.9 mi) SW of Lompoc, California
48.2 km (29.9 mi) SSW of Orcutt, California
57.3 km (35.5 mi) SSW of Santa Maria, California
463.0 km (287.1 mi) S of Sacramento, California
The body of Tod Friend, the Tomales Bay Oyster Company co-owner who went missing while on a boat in Tomales Bay, has been found dead, according to employees of the eatery.
Friend, 70, aka, Charles Friend, went missing around 3:15 p.m. last Tuesday in Tomales Bay, Marin County, CA.
Authorities found a motorboat going around in circles without anyone inside, officials said. The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol, and U.S. Coast Guard aided in the search. Continue reading →
Granada Hills, CA – 8 km (5 miles) NW (320 degrees) Chatsworth, CA – 9 km (6 miles) NNE (28 degrees) Northridge, CA – 11 km (7 miles) NNW (348 degrees) Santa Clarita, CA – 11 km (7 miles) SSW (205 degrees) Pacoima, CA – 12 km (7 miles) WNW (294 degrees)
Jose Luis Ochoa was in attendance at an illegal cock fight in Delano, CA, and he got accidentally stabbed by the the cock who had a sharp knife attached to it’s leg! The wound was so bad that Ochoa died!
An autopsy that was done on Ochoa, concluded that he died of an accidental “sharp force injury” to his right calf. Officials involved with the case said they think he died because he delayed getting treatment from a doctor.