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PRIMARY Los Angeles Area Event: Multi-Organizational Drill, Press Conference, and Earthquake Simulator

October 21, 2010, 5 am - 12 pm, News Conference at Providence High School and St. Joseph's Medical Center

Event location:
Providence High School and St. Joseph's Medical Center
511 South Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91505 (Map)

Speaker(s):
Matt Bettehausen, Secretary, California Emergency Management Agency
Barry Wolfman, Chief Executive (CEO), Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center
Anja Reinke, Mayor, City of Burbank
Jess Talamantes, Vice Mayor, City of Burbank
Lucy Jones, Chief Scientist, Multi Hazards Project, USG
TBD, Los Angeles County Representative

Contact Person:
Patricia Aidem (Providence), 818-631-7429, Patricia.Aidem@providence.org,
Lori Newquist (CalEMA) 916-508-5648, laura.newquist@calema.ca.gov


Summary:
5 am: Interviews with Big Shaker earthquake simulator begin at

10 am: Briefing and then School/hospital/response drill

11:30 am: Press conference with State and local officials follows.


Full Description:
This is the official media event for Los Angeles for the 2010 Great California ShakeOut. Interviews with Big Shaker earthquake simulator begin at 5 a.m.At 10:21 a.m. a delegation from Chile, students and dignitaries will drop, cover, and hold on at Providence High School in Burbank. The drill will be followed by a CERT demonstration before the group moves to observe Providence St. Joseph's Medical Center exercise their disaster operations. This observation will be followed by a press conference.




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