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Get Ready For The Big One. What You Need To Know
At LAist, we've thought a lot about how to motivate people to prep for an inevitable massive earthquake here in Southern California. We even dedicated an entire podcast to it.

No more excuses or delays. Here's your one stop shop.

Virtual Event

We are teaming up with the Los Angeles Times to show you how to prepare for and survive a major earthquake in Southern California.

Join us on June 24th for a community forum to discuss the reality of living in earthquake country.

Here's the line-up:

  • Earthquake expert Lucy Jones

  • Jacob Margolis, our newsroom's science reporter and host our The Big One podcast

  • L.A. Times reporter Rong-Gong Lin II

  • L.A. Times columnist Patt Morrison

  • Austin Cross, who hosts our newsroom's midday All Things Considered on 89.3 KPCC

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  • When: June 24, 6 p.m. PT | Where: Livestreaming on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook.

Your Essential Guide

Your (Under) 3 Minute Guide To Getting Ready

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When The Big One hits it’ll take under two minutes for more than 10 million Southern Californians to lose internet, power, and a sense of security. Our podcast tells you what you need to know to survive.