Doug Smith

Los Angeles Times

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Despite the Big One certainly being on the way, California has fallen way behind on the mapping of earthquake faults to prevent new building in the wrong places.

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Despite the Big One certainly being on the way, California has fallen way behind on the mapping of earthquake faults to prevent new building in the wrong places.

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