California Update for Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Sep 26, 2017

Federal officials told California Friday that Russians probed the state's election system for vulnerabilities before the 2016 election.
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Federal officials told California Friday that Russians probed the state's election system for vulnerabilities before the 2016 election. That's raising new questions over a bill on Governor Jerry Brown's desk.

Following last week's deadly earthquake in Mexico, there's a renewed focus on earthquake warning and prediction systems in California.
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ALSO, as Mexico City digs out from under last week's massive 7.1 magnitude earthquake, a UC professor is helping to develop a new system called "seismic nowcasting" that uses previous history of tremors to predict future quakes.

Today's reporting by Ben Bradford and Chris Remington.