KCET Host Val Zavala joins Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske on March 9th, 9am until 2 pm at the Ready Long Beach public forum on how to get ready for the next big earthquake. Zavala is featured on the KCET Special Bracing for a Quake and appears on the popular public affairs program SoCal Connected.
|1933 Long Beach Earthquake|
Ready Long Beach will be held at the El Dorado Community Center, 2800 N. Studebaker.
|Clock in downtown Long Beach which stopped at exact time of earthquake in 1933.|
Councilwoman Schipske will present a historic look at the 1933 Long Beach earthquake followed by experts from USGS, FEMA, CAEMA, Long Beach Fire Department, CERT and American Red Cross who will discuss current information on how to prepare to survive a major earthquake. The event is open to the public. Lunch will be provided and then residents are encouraged to work with representatives of the local American Red Cross in outlining how they can prepare their own neighborhoods.
Ready Long Beach is a project of 5th District Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske.