Author Archives: hysign

Fly Over the Hollywood Fault – a Virtual and Enlightening Experience

Have you ever wondered exactly or even approximately where the Hollywood Fault exists? The L.A. Times staff provides us with a virtual tour of the entire length of that fault. They highlight aspects of this…

Garcetti and City Council Abuse The Public Trust – Again! Raymond Chan Appointed as Permanent LADBS General Manager

On April 30, 2014, the City Council approved the appointment by Eric Garcetti of Raymond Chan as permanent General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety. It was a slap in the…

Seismic Experts Explain Earthquake Dangers at KABC – Cal Tech Townhall

According to California’s Alquist Priolo Earthquake Fault Zoning Act, developers cannot build on top of an active fault. You can build near it, but not across it. Dr. Tom Heaton, director of Cal Tech’s Civil…

An Earthquake Could Topple Hundreds of Buildings, and L.A. Leaders Are Doing Nothing

LA Weekly Article Los Angeles’ leaders have all but abandoned earthquake-safety philosophy in implementing the city’s General Plan and, especially, the Hollywood Community Plan, says Cal State University Northridge urban planning professor Dev Vrat. The…

Hollywood Faultline Location Made Public – Information is Power

For up to date news on the release of the fault maps, click on “In the Press” and “Audio Visual”. Information is power. Graphics of Millennium site showing earthquake faults and required setbacks as mapped in January 8, 2014…

It Ain’t Over ’til it’s Over’

LA City Planning Director Michael LoGrande made it clear in a December 20, 2013 memo that the City has not abandoned its commitment to the flawed Transit Oriented Development planning theory that has given rise to Phil…

LATEST PRESS COVERAGE FOR OUR EFFORTS

New York Times – Nov 30, 2013 The Troubles of Building Where Faults Collide by Adam Nagouney, N.Y. Times Nov 30, 2013  A critical NYT article appeared today focusing on the impact the Stopthemillenniumhollywood campaign…

Millennium Reneges on Promise to Test for Hollywood Fault

Despite repeated promises to multiple media outlets to test for the Hollywood earthquake fault running directly under the Millennium Project site, Millennium developer Phil Aarons, would rather fight than let the truth be exposed. On…