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These locations, grouped by county, are appropriate for news media to attend to cover the ShakeOut (click on a venue for details):

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Pleasant Hill Recreation and Park District and CERT Speaker Series

Contact Person:Clifford Bowen, Pleasant Hill Recreation and Park District and Community Emergency Response Team,, 9258274578

Date/Time:10/16, 7 - 8:30 pm

Short Summary:Dr. David P. Schwartz to give a public presentation on the history and risks of earthquakes to Pleasant Hill and the Bay Area commemorating 25 years since the Loma Prieta Earthquake.

Los Angeles County


Drop, Cover & Hold On in Highland Park

Event location:Highland Park Gold Line Station
5700 to 5800 Marmion Way, 5700 to 5800 Marmion Way, Los Angeles, CA 90042

Contact Person:Loyd Kattro,, 323 344-8282

Date/Time:10/14, 3:30 - 7:30 pm

Short Summary:Attend the Drop, Cover & Hold On, A Earthquake Preparedness Fair and Learn what you can do to be ready. Experience an Earthquake. Visit the Shakey Quakey Schoolhouse. Learn from experts from FEMA, CAL/OES, DWP, So Cal Gas, and More.

Napa County



Event location:Napa
Main St, Napa, CA 94559

Contact Person:We Love Napa Valley Community ,, 415.933.4742


Short Summary:TBA

San Mateo County


QuakeSmart Business Preparedness Summit

Event location:San Mateo Elks
220 W. 20th Street, San Mateo, CA 94403

Contact Person:Glen Granholm, ETC Building and Design, Inc.,, 925-683-6801

Date/Time:10/30, 9 am - 3 pm

Short Summary:The Bay Area's 2014 earthquake preparedness summit is tailored for businesses and features the introduction of the new FEMA QuakeSmart business resiliency program. Free and open to the public, learn about the new programs and how you can take the first steps to become QuakeSmart.

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©2014 SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center @ USC
The Great California ShakeOut Step 1: Secure it now! Step 2: Make a plan Step 3: Make disaster kits Step 4: Is your place safe? Step 5: Drop, Cover, and Hold On Step 6: Check it out! Step 7: Communicate and recover!