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October 25, 2013 7:32 AM

State needs to do its duty mapping faults

We Californians are a proud bunch. We nonchalantly downplay the dangers of living in earthquake country when the relatives from Wyoming come to visit, but deep down, we know the Big One is a force of nature to be respected, feared and prepared for as much as possible. In San Luis Obispo County alone, a mountain of money has been invested in retrofitting buildings, and who among us doesn’t have a disaster preparedness kit either at the ready or on our shopping list?

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