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Japan Earthquake and Tsunami (2011)

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  • Piece of Mind: Worrying about the Big One

    The images alone are enough to scare anyone living in earthquake-prone countries, but it was a particular photo caption on the front page of the Wednesday L.A. Times that sent shivers down my spine: “Women hug in front of a ruined building in downtown Christchurch. The magnitude 6.3 quake, an aftershock to a September quake, damaged even structures built to standards used in California and Japan.”
  • New festival blossoms at Descanso

    New festival blossoms at Descanso
    As Japan struggles to rebuild itself in the wake of a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and the devastating tsunami that followed, La Cañada residents will have a unique opportunity this weekend to connect with and reflect upon the nation’s rich cultural...

    Guest Column: Take time now to prepare for disaster

    Last week’s earthquake in Japan is yet another wakeup call for the Southland. As you read this column think about our situation if the California’s “big one” hit right now. Are you ready? One of the lessons from the earthquake...

    Piece of Mind: La Cañada rallies behind Japan

    La Cañadans this week joined people across the world watching the news out of Japan, where Friday’s 9.0 earthquake and resulting tsunami set the country up for a possible nuclear meltdown of disastrous proportions. No sooner had word of the massive...

    Former La Cañadans spared brunt of quake

    The devastation caused Friday by the 9.0-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan should serve as a warning for Foothills residents to take the threat of such disasters more seriously, says a former La Cañada Flintridge resident now living...