Beyond the Headlines

Show topic: Earthquake Preparedness
May 17, 2011 1:16:37 PM PDT
ABC7's Emmy award-winning public affairs show, "Beyond the Headlines," provides in-depth coverage of the topics and issues facing the people of the Bay Area. Throughout the year, "Beyond the Headlines" airs half-hour specials on issues, ranging from Bay Area housing to same-sex marriage.

May 15, 2011
Earthquake Preparedness
Hosted by ABC7's Cheryl Jennings

Today, we're talking about earthquake preparedness.

We all know that the Bay Area is in the heart of "earthquake country." Recent major earthquake disasters in Japan, New Zealand, and Chile serve as stark reminders that we could be next. Being prepared for such a day is the best plan for all of us.

Studio Guests

Justin Rubinstein
Geophysicist, U.S. Geological Survey

Jim Ash
San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services
Former Fire Chief, Half Moon Bay

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