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Consider the Source

You may have read recently that Group Delta released a letter to the State Mining and Geology Board stating that the Hollywood fault does not run under three development projects north of Hollywood and Vine, including Millennium. This is no surprise to us. We expected…

Stop The Millennium Group Makes a Difference

Not only has this grassroots coalition interrupted the status quo downtown, launched a great crowd funding campaign, and exposed corruption, it is causing reform on a state-geological level: All of the new public awareness of the earthquake issue – from the increase in funding to complete the mapping…

Hollywood’s Battle is Our Battle!

CityWatchLA.com July 29, 2014 by Jack Humphreville WHO WE ARE-Hollywood’s neighborhoods and residents are under attack by big time real estate developers who are investing billions in too many to count high rise residential and commercial buildings along the three mile stretch of Hollywood, Sunset,…

Faulting “Previously Unrecognized” Observed in Hollywood Near Development Sites

Patrick Healy with Channel 4 broke this news that more evidence is being gathered showing that there are indeed fault lines coursing near the Millennium project site as well as neighboring project areas. New LADBS City geologist Pascal Challita has confirmed the existence of earthquake…

Millennium Says, “Here it isn’t!”

In a recent article published in the L.A. Times, we learn that, on the way out the door as the official City Geologist in the Department of Building and Safety, Dana Prevost (who has approved projects in the past without the adequate seismic evaluation)  decided…

Fly Over the Hollywood Fault – a Virtual and Enlightening Experience

Have you ever wondered exactly or even approximately where the Hollywood Fault exists? The L.A. Times staff provides us with a virtual tour of the entire length of that fault. They highlight aspects of this revelation in their most recent article, Preliminary Quake Map Shows…

Garcetti and City Council Abuse The Public Trust – Again! Raymond Chan Appointed as Permanent LADBS General Manager

On April 30, 2014, the City Council approved the appointment by Eric Garcetti of Raymond Chan as permanent General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety. It was a slap in the face to all who care about good government. Those of…

Seismic Experts Explain Earthquake Dangers at KABC – Cal Tech Townhall

According to California’s Alquist Priolo Earthquake Fault Zoning Act, developers cannot build on top of an active fault. You can build near it, but not across it. Dr. Tom Heaton, director of Cal Tech’s Civil Engineering program, stated: “No city has ever seen a magnitude…

Developer Wants Changes to Hollywood Fault Quake Map

 Recent Earthquakes The California Geological Survey in January released its draft map of the Hollywood fault, which put fault lines underneath three prominent development projects in Hollywood. In addition to Blvd6200, the map shows the fault crossing a proposed apartment complex on the southwest corner…

An Earthquake Could Topple Hundreds of Buildings, and L.A. Leaders Are Doing Nothing

LA Weekly Article Los Angeles’ leaders have all but abandoned earthquake-safety philosophy in implementing the city’s General Plan and, especially, the Hollywood Community Plan, says Cal State University Northridge urban planning professor Dev Vrat. The “safety element” of L.A.’s General Plan, for example, relies on…