Sunday Links: 5.1M Earthquake Rattles Off Northern California Coast

  • Significant quakes were recorded late Saturday, about 7.5 miles west of Petrolia in Humboldt County and 35 miles southwest of Eureka. The 5.1M quake was about 18 miles below the surface and could be felt far from Yuba City. No structural damage has been reported. [KPIX/USGS]
  • One was killed and three were injured in a shooting at Walnut Creek yesterday. Police said the shooting took place on Saturday at 1:37 am on SOS Drive near North Main Street. One was sentenced to death at the scene and the other three took the injured to a nearby hospital. [ABC7]
  • A multimedia installation on Auckland’s Broadway called “Story Windows,” currently features the work of more than 20 local black artists. [Oaklandside]
  • The population of Los Gatos is expected to skyrocket over the next 20 years, and the city currently recommends building nearly 4,000 residential units between now and 2040. That’s more than 90% of the state’s mandated amount. [Hoodline]
  • Last Wednesday, paramedics were called in to help an injured hiker at Alum Rock Park in San Jose. Hikers were found trapped in an exclusion zone for the general public and were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries. [NBC Bay Area]
  • The world’s smallest and most endangered cetaceans (whales, dolphins, porpoises, etc.), the Kogashira rat is struggling to survive, with less than 10 individuals remaining in the world. Mexico is now opening its only remaining habitat to fishing, almost effectively expelling species off cliffs and extinct them. [Mongabay]
  • 90-year-old Hal Higdon is considered one of the best pioneers in both track and marathon and shows signs of slowing down in helping others reach their running goals. Is not … [New York Times]
  • Two Olympic athletes tested positive for COVID-19 in the Olympic Village. [NPR]

Photo: Screenshot / USGS

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