Front Porch: Learn about earthquakes Wednesday at the Everett Library

Understanding quakes

Lynn Sterbenz, of the Everett Office of Emergency Management, is scheduled to present information about earthquakes Wednesday at the Everett Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave. Topics include plate tectonics, fault lines, magnitudes and how soil types play into the effects of earthquakes. The presentation starts at 6:30 p.m. and is free. It’s the first of a three-part series. The other parts will be held at 6:30 p.m. March 16 and 23.

Arlington volunteers needed: The Arlington Civil Service Commission is seeking applicants. Commissioners meet the first Monday of the month at 9 a.m. The group’s duties include selection of new police officers and firefighters. Applicants must live in the city of Arlington.

To apply, go to More information is available at

Clinton campaign office opening in Everett: A campaign office for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign is opening in Everett at 2 p.m. Saturday.

The office, located at 3305 Oakes Ave., is one of five the former secretary of state is opening in Washington ahead of the March 26 Democratic caucuses.

State Sen. John McCoy and State Rep. June Robinson are scheduled to appear at the opening.

People who want to attend the opening should sign up at

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