Report: Many older buildings in L.A. could collapse in a big earthquake
It's tempting to go all, "Thanks, Captain Obvious!" on this Los Angeles Times investigative report
, but seriously: If a big earthquake hits Los Angeles, many of the city's older concrete buildings would very likely collapse, very likely killing very large numbers of people inside them.
"The city has rejected calls to make a list of concrete buildings at risk of collapsing in a major quake, but a Times analysis finds there could be more than 1,000 — many of them homes and offices." The interactive map is interesting