5.3 Earthquake Strikes Near Port Hueneme, CA

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.

Geographic coordinates: 33.844N, 119.716W
Magnitude: 5.3
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

CHP: “Felony Committed” In Death Of Family Members Who Plunged Off CA Cliff – Speedometer “Pinned” At 90 MPH

California Highway Patrol investigators appear to be honing-in on the theory that the deaths of a family who plunged off a California cliff in their SUV may have been intentional.

15-year-old Devonte Hart, the boy who gained fame after being photographed hugging a cop during the 2014 Portland protests is believed to have been one of those killed in the crash.

Earlier in the week, Devonte was the subject of a CPS visit after he showed up to neighbors’ homes begging for food for himself and his siblings. Continue reading

SF Exec Olga Perkovic, 7-Year-Old Son Killed In Freak Accident Near Kirkwood Resort

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

13-Year-Old CA Student Arrested Over Rapping About Killing Teacher, Family

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

4.6 Earthquake Strikes Lompoc, CA

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)
Quality Fair
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

Tomales Bay Oyster Company Owner FOUND DEAD In Tomales Bay

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

3.4 Earthquake Rattles Granada Hills, CA

Magnitude 3.4 – local magnitude (Ml)
Time Monday, April 4, 2016 at 9:50:07 PM (PDT)
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 4:50:07 (UTC)
Distance from 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)

Man Stabbed by Rooster at Cock Fight and Dies!

Rooster knife

A man has died, due to a stabbing by a rooster!

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.

So tragic! R.I.P. Ochoa!
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