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Raoul Rañoa

Raoul Rañoa was a senior graphics and data journalist at the Los Angeles Times; he left in February 2018. His infographics accompanied everything from Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative stories to features on art museums and music concerts. An avid fan of music, science fiction and nature, he spends his weekends wielding his guitar like a light saber and hiking with his wife.
In shadow of San Andreas fault, hundreds of Inland Empire buildings face collapse in huge earthquake

More than 600 hundred brick buildings in the Inland Empire are unretrofitted and at risk of collapse during a major earthquake, despite decades of warning, a Times analysis has found

Quake risk: Why old brick buildings can collapse

Old brick buildings are one of the deadliest structures in an earthquake. Here's why.

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