Scientists predict another earthquake will hit the Bay Area in the next three decades. Are you prepared? Do you carry an earthquake safety kit?
ON THE SHOPPING list are nonperishable food and drinking water, manual can opener, water purification kit, first aid kit, cash, torch and spare batteries, portable radio, blankets and basic hygiene supplies.
CAN'T SAY I'm prepared, but I do recall that same prediction three decades ago. Are the scientists paid to predict another earthquake in the next 30 years? Where do I apply?
This week's question:
For-profit donation boxes are springing up throughout East County and in some cases causing blight as people break in and take what they want. What do you think your city should do about these illegally placed boxes?
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