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List outlines which LA buildings are vulnerable to a large earthquake

Rina Palta, KPCC

First Unitarian Church made the list of potentially earthquake vulnerable L.A. buildings.

Earthquake safety is always looming over the minds of California residents. Are we ready for the big one?

Last summer, about 1,500 older concrete buildings in Los Angeles were identified by a team at UC Berkeley as being vulnerable during the next quake. The exact list of the buildings was released recently, and this weekend the LA Times mapped where the properties are located. It's a mix of commercial, industrial and residential buildings.

RELATED: Owner of old, concrete building not too worried, despite earthquake report

Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch Englander of District 12 has been looking the new information and is here to tell us more.

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