Granada Hills earthquake rattles Southland overnight

Firefighters and police officers fanned out across Los Angeles Wednesday morning after an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 struck two miles northeast of the Granada Hills area, but no major infrastructure damage was reported.

Great ShakeOut earthquake drill urges preparedness for major temblor

Millions of residents in Los Angeles and Orange County -- joined by millions more across the state and globe -- took part in a "drop, cover and hold on'' exercise Thursday for the 12th Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill, designed to encourage preparedness for a major temblor.