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Many older L.A. buildings could collapse in an earthquake



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Los Angeles Times | Oct 13 2013 | Newspaper | The L.A. Times ran an exposé on the seismic safety of buildings in the Los Angeles area, referencing a NEES Grand Challenge research project led by Dr. Jack Moehle at the NEES@Berkeley site that identifed existing concrete buildings at risk of collapse in the event of an earthquake. See attachment.

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  • Aurie Swartz; NEES Media Communications (2013), "Many older L.A. buildings could collapse in an earthquake,"

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