But she has a cat.
Huh? Yeah, we were mind blown too. Carolina A. Miranda has more on Kitty White’s back story.
Photos: Top and bottom by Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times; middle by Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times
"This is not a question of ‘Maybe these buildings will come down,’ they absolutely will come down."
Thousands of brick buildings in California are still not retrofitted and are in danger of collapse in an earthquake. Seismic experts are particularly worried about communities in western San Bernardino County, which are threatened by the San Andreas and San Jacinto faults. The city of San Bernardino, which is in bankruptcy, has one of the largest concentration of unreinforced masonry buildings in the state that are at risk of particularly intense ground motion, U.S. Geological Survey seismologist Lucy Jones says.
As more American children become overweight and obese, parents are losing the ability to recognize that their kids need to slim down, the study found.
Officials say an earthquake early-warning system provided an alert 10 seconds before the 6.0 quake was felt in the Bay Area yesterday.
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Photo credit: The monkey you see above. Although pointing this out is apparently unnecessary.