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Preparing for the Next Big Quake

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Preparing for the Next Big Quake

Preparing for the Next Big Quake

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The centennial of the San Francisco earthquake has California's leaders talking about earthquake preparedness. Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein is giving the keynote address at a conference about the next big one. Ninety percent of San Franciscans don't have a family disaster plan. But in the spirit of the city's Barbary Coast, one local bar patron told Reuters he's plenty prepared. He has stashed away food, fresh water and plenty of beer.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne.

The centennial of the San Francisco earthquake has California's leaders talking about earthquake preparedness. Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein is giving the keynote address at a conference about the next big one. Ninety percent of San Francisco residents don't have a family disaster plan. But in the spirit of the city's Barbary Coast, one local bar patron told Reuters, he's plenty prepared. He has stashed away food, and plenty of beer.

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