Earthquake Country- Averting Disaster, Part 3: Building Code

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It's day 3 of our special series on Earthquakes and the progress made here in Southern California to avert disaster.  In Part 3, Frank Buckley goes one on one with USGS's world renowned seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones and talks about building code.  Which buildings should we be worried about in Southern California?  Which ones will keep us safe?  Which ones will be unusable after a big earthquake?  What's being done to make these buildings safer and more functional after a big earthquake?

For more information on Dr. Lucy Jones and the early warning system, you can go to or follow Dr. Jones on twitter @DrLucyJones.  For more information on Los Angeles City Councilmember Gil Cedillo and his ongoing efforts on building code, you can go to

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