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News: Pasadena City College Prepares for Great CA Shakeout 2013

Pasadena, CA (September 24, 2013) – On Thursday, October 17, 2013, at 10:17am, Pasadena City College will participate in the Great California Shakeout, a national earthquake preparedness drill.  

The Great California Shakeout teaches participants how to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” during an earthquake.  Emergency management experts agree that “Drop, Cover and Hold is the appropriate action to reduce injury and death during earthquakes.”  The ShakeOut is an opportunity to practice how to protect yourself should an earthquake occur. 

The ShakeOut drills on the campus of PCC will involve the “C and D” buildings.  Additional information on the ShakeOut at PCC is provided at or you can contact Sergeant Bill Abernathie, Police and Safety at  For national information on The Great CA Shakeout, visit

Release Date: 09/24/2013
Contact: Valerie Wardlaw , Interim Director, Public Relations
Phone: (626) 585-7468

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