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State Architect: Fixing Seismic Oversight For Schools a ‘High Priority’

January 13, 2012 | 10:38 am

State Architect: Fixing Seismic Oversight For Schools a ‘High Priority’

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by Corey G. Johnson, California Watch Newly appointed State Architect Chester Widom said yesterday that he is “digging deep” and looking at all possible solutions to address issues cited in a recent audit critical of the state’s seismic safety regulator for public schools. Speaking for about five minutes near the end of yesterday’s state┬áSeismic Safety […]

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April 18, 2011 | 11:05 am

Watch “On Shaky Ground,” Investigative Report Into Seismically Vulnerable Schools

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On Friday night, KQED Public Television aired “On Shaky Ground,” the broadcast component of California Watch’s investigation into the failure of state regulators to enforce seismic safety standards in schools. The investigation found that thousands of school buildings in California face seismic issues in contravention of state law, and may not be safe in the […]

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