Potential Tsunami Impact on Southern California from an Alaska Earthquake
September 8, 2013 | USGS
"The Science Application for Risk Reduction tsunami scenario depicts a hypothetical but plausible tsunami created by an earthquake offshore from the Alaska Peninsula and its impacts on the California coast. " Quoted from the USGS Newsroom.
Bill Magee the Gem Miner
November 24, 2013 | YouTube.com
An interesting video about Bill Magee, a gem miner who lived and found lots of gems in southern California. (His big find - about 1 1/2 tons of morganite crystals - is at about 22:30.)
Southern California Fireball
November 7, 2013 | Los Angeles Times
Last night a fireball streaked across Southern California and was seen by people in Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah. Dr. Laura Danly of the Griffith Observatory explains in this video.