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What Italy’s Quake Teaches California
If California had an earthquake similar to the deadly temblor that struck central Italy this week, how would our buildings fare? Seismic experts and structural engineers say there are still thousands of unreinforced masonry and brittle concrete buildings across the state that are dangerous.