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Campaigns, Codes, and Cautionary Tales

While we we're all happy to hear that LA made it through yesterday's quake largely intact, Gavin must have been exceptionally thrilled. Why, pray tell? Because the epicenter of the quake hit just miles away from Chino Hills, a subdivision largely built over the past 15 years according to California's very strict earthquake standards. Seismic safety is a hot topic around these parts— as the subject of retrofitting San Francisco's old buildings is back on the table, the city couldn't ask for better advertising. [SF Gate]