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Fortune struck for these Syrian migrants, but can they make it in California?

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Los Angeles Times | Sunday, November 2, 2014

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Building L.A.'s tallest skyscraper to defy quakes

Thomas Curwen, award-winning staff writer, reports that the New Wilshire Grand will be the tallest structure built in a seismic hot zone. The challenges have been significant and there are no guarantees. "You can't ask an engineer to guarantee that a building will never collapse in an earthquake," engineer Leonard Joseph says. Read the story


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