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Schools, government offices, businesses take part in statewide quake drill


Last updated 10/19/2017 at Noon

RIVERSIDE - Activity in government offices, businesses and schools will come to a halt for one minute today as people "drop, cover and hold on" during a statewide earthquake preparedness drill.

The Great California ShakeOut of 2017 is scheduled for 10:19 a.m.

"ShakeOut Day is a day of individual and community events featuring the largest earthquake drill ever, organized to inspire others to get ready for big earthquakes and to prevent disasters from becoming catastrophes," according to a statement posted to . "What we do to prepare now, before the next big earthquake, wil...

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