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Surviving and Thriving: Emergency preparedness experts provide tips and explanations on how to deal with an emergency

Cupertino residents attended a emergency preparedness class to learn about what to do in an emergency and how to prepare. Residents were allowed to practice using a fire extinguisher as well as turn off a gas meter. Photo by Sarah Young.

Sarah Young and Andrea Perng

January 28, 2019

alifornia is well known for being an earthquake-prone state. Every year, in preparation to minimize the potential damage from the San Andreas fault, which is  refer to as a “ticking time bomb,” students undergo practice drills by taking cover underneath desks, and buildings are routinely checked to see i...