Why Doesn’t Los Angeles Have Reverse 911?

11 08 2008

During the recent earthquake here in Los Angeles, I found myself mildly spooked.  Not because of the quake itself, nono – after all, I had, since I moved to LA, wished for exactly this kind of quake.  “I want a quake,” I told friends, “just strong enough for me to experience one [I’d never felt one before], but mild enough so no one gets hurt.”  The quake of a couple of weeks ago was exactly what I’d ordered.

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Los Angeles Earthquake

29 07 2008

I felt my first quake today – about five minutes ago – and think I just felt something again.  More like rolling waves than the “jolt” just described on MSNBC.  Everything looks OK here in Venice.  On-the-fly updates here.