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    November 2014 Election: Find What’s on Your Ballot

    Enter your street address below to receive your ballot information, including California ballot measures, statewide and local offices. This information is provided by Voter’s Edge California, a project of nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization MapLight and the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund.

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    Like Us on Facebook and You Could Win a Mercedes-Benz

    Like KTLA on Facebook, fill out the form and you could win a 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA. You can enter every day through Oct. 27. Click here to enter the KTLA 5 Mercedes-Benz GLA Giveaway Once you enter, you’ll be part of a drawing for 20 semi-finalists.  Of those 20, we’ll pick five finalists to come to KTLA for a final competition to win the car. Full details are below: KTLA – TV PRESENTS “MERCEDES-BENZ GLA GIVEAWAY 2014 – SEMI-FINALIST SELECTION” […]

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    Earthquake Safety and Preparedness info

    The following Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety, produced and promoted by (California) Earthquake Country Alliance, may help you and your family prepare to survive and recover from California’s next damaging earthquake. Prepare 1. Secure Your Space by identifying your hazards and securing moveable items. 2. Plan to be Safe by creating a disaster plan and identifying communication needs. 3. Organize Disaster Supplies in convenient locations. 4. Minimize Financial Hardship by strengthening your property and considering insurance. Survive 5. Drop, Cover, […]

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    A Preview of the Great California Shakeout, Which Strikes Thursday

    Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:16 a.m. on October 16 during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills, which began in California in 2008. Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes– wherever you live, work, or travel.

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    Earthquake Maps

    View maps with current and past earthquake info: Click here for a map of Southern California earthquakes Click here for a “shake map” showing ground motion and shaking intensity in Southern California

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    Play the “Beat the Quake” game

    Do you know how to make your home a safe space during an earthquake?  Take this quiz and find out.  But herry…earthquakes can happen at any time, so you need to act fast to Beat the Quake!  The more you do before and earthquake shakes your space, the less damage you will have — and the more points you will earn. Click here to play “Beat The Quake”  

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    Earthquake App from the Red Cross

    Be ready for an earthquake with Earthquake by American Red Cross. Receive alerts and notifications when an earthquake occurs, prepare your family and home, find help and let others know you are safe even if the power is out – a must have for anyone who lives in an earthquake-prone area or has loved ones who do To download: text “GETQUAKE” to 90999 or search “Red Cross Earthquake” in the Apple App Store or Google Play. Features: Step-by-step instructions let […]

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    Totally Unprepared: Will It Shake?

    See what happens to different items when they are not secured before an earthquake. Snowglobe:   Fish tank:

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    Stay Up to Date on KTLA Giveaways

    KTLA 5 News offers a variety of promotions, contests and giveaways: Anchor Challenge: Submit your phone number and you could win a chance to play the Anchor Challenge live on television. Text-To-Win: From ticket giveaways to tech prize packs, watch KTLA 5 News for the latest giveaways, get the code word and then enter it here. Latest Contests: Check out the latest promotions on our contest page. Email Notifications: Get KTLA giveaways delivered right to your email inbox. Social Media: […]