Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Are we ready for the big one?

On the next Your Call, we'll have a conversation about earthquake preparedness. US Geological Survey forecasts that there is a 63% chance of a 6.7 or greater magnitude earthquake in the Bay Area in the next 30 years. Are we ready? Join us live at 10 or send us an email at What do we need to do in case of a big earthquake? And what can we learn from the devastating earthquake in Japan? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Abolhassan Astaneh, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at UC Berkeley.

Danielle Hutchings, Earthquake and Hazards Program Coordinator Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG).

Corey Johnson, an investigative reporter focusing on K-12 education for California Watch. He just published a three-part series looking into whether California schools meet seismic safety standards.

Click to Listen: Are we ready for the big one?