The University of California has released to Los Angeles city officials a list of about 1,500 old concrete buildings that are potentially at risk of collapse during an earthquake.
UC scientists will give city officials a list of concrete buildings built before 1980 that need to be examined for the possibility of collapse in an earthquake.
Cellphone and Wi-Fi communications have proliferated since the 1994 disaster and raise new seismic safety concerns.
The city will partner with the U.S. Geological Survey and undertake an effort to strengthen vulnerable buildings.
A Stanford distance runner became the first active Division I-A athlete to sue the NCAA over concussions Wednesday. In a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Jessica Tonn accused the NCAA of inadequately educating coaches and athletes about concussions and not implementing return-to-play guidelines or procedures to detect head injuries. Tonn is a three-time All-American who competes for Stanford’s track and field team and finished 16th at the NCAA cross country championships in 2013. The lawsuit doesn’t detail the senior’s condition, other than she “suffered a head injury as a member of the track team” and “needs...