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Rob Ford has admitted to smoking crack and to being drunk when he went on a profanity-laced rant. His brother said Friday that the mayor needs to take a break, and Ford's lawyer said his client may seek treatment for substance abuse.
Under a law passed after the 1971 Sylmar earthquake, the California Geological Survey set out to map every active fault in the state. But the program fell victim to budget cuts – with hundreds of faults left unmapped.