A few days after publishing my shockingly popular story on the Ventura fault last week, and thinking of the upcoming twenty-year anniversary of the Northridge quake, the Ventura County Star followed up with a brief story on seismic risk in Southern Califonia, quoting some of the same experts I qutoed.
The new story can be found here.
I'm disappointed that they didn't ask me to follow up. You know it's tough out there for a freelancer. But the paper did publish a hational hazard map of the Northridge quake, which intrigues:
If this is a map from l996, makes one wonder what the seismic hazard maps of today look like.