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More quake action needed on older concrete buildings, councilman says
More quake action needed on older concrete buildings, councilman says

More than a year ago, council members Bernard C. Parks and Tom LaBonge called on Los Angeles officials to review and report on the city’s older concrete buildings, which are considered a major risk to life safety during a big earthquake. In January, the City Council instructed building officials to report back on the issue in 60 days. Nine months later, council members are still waiting for an update. “What's the delay?” Parks said in a recent interview. “If you know the buildings are sub par, and you're still letting literally thousands of people come in them, go to work, and thousands of people to live in them, what do we do if we wake up tomorrow...

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