4.7 Earthquake Reported Near Lakeview

NEAR LAKEVIEW, Ore. — Early Thursday morning, an earthquake shook the desert linking Oregon with California and Nevada. The quake happened about 40 miles southeast of Lakeview, just after 2 a.m. The U.S. Geological Survey says it was a magnitude 4.7 quake. It was followed by a handful of smaller aftershocks. There’s not a lot … Continue reading »

California The Next Oil State?

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Analysts are saying California could be the next oil boom state. According to the USGS, California’s Monterey Shale, which runs from Los Angeles to San Francisco, could hold over 400 billion barrels of oil – about half the amount in all of Saudi Arabia. The oil industry would face challenges drilling into … Continue reading »