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"Shift" Happens: Get Ready for the Big One!

Get ready for the BIG ONE with Richard Guy, Cal Tech Seismic Manager. Learn about earthquake email notification, free home seismic sensors. No Charge. Altadena Library Tue, Sep 11, 7pm.

Are you ready to survive a major earthquake that may well rock Southern California to its core? Come hear Cal Tech Seismic Network Manager, Richard Guy explain what you need to know on Tuesday, September 11, 7 pm at the main Altadena Library. Learn how you can get earthquake email notification, other resources available to you, and, if you qualify, be given your own home seismic sensor for free.

That coming quake may be even bigger than previously expected. To develop your own strategic plan, be sure to attend this free lifesaving event! Altadena Main Library is located at 600 E. Mariposa Street.  More information: (626) 798-0833 or www.altadenalibrary.org.

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not Carl Peterson lll August 14, 2012 at 12:05 AM
O.K. I believe "the big one" is coming. I believe as evidence of past earthquakes, that the later it happens, the higher the chance of it each year.But........ I remember my mom telling us what to do when "the big one" comes. I was about six years old, in 1963. 1971 earthquack.... holy cow!!!!! but not the big one several others....The best I can remember was 1987, 1991, 1994, and a few others. STILL NOT THE BIG ONE!!! So, I have two points about that. 1) Be ready, because even the other earthquakes can be big enough for problems. 2) I am tired of waiting and worrying for the big one. So, now I will mock it, hoping to challenge it, thus bringing it sooner, and being done with it!!! Disclaimer: Do not try this at home. the earthquack teaser above is a proffesional on a closed course. Your results may vary, and may have unintended consequences such as headaches, an ichy index finger, or death. Do not try this at home. Not available in the midwest.
Pauline Dutton August 14, 2012 at 05:54 PM
Thanks, Marty. I love your humor. A dose of laughter helps with just about everything. Pauli

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