It's all good
I just saw this in the news. Got to practice, I suppose.
Oh, I did hear something about it on the radio news yesterday between the "Sarah Palin really isn't stupid" and "Housing prices will go back up after they go down more" stories.
I can't speak for everyone in California, but I don't think many people pay attention to these emergency practice drills, except for the schools and such that get made to practice them.
from the article:
"Some students and professors at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa welcomed the simulated quake as a cigarette break when classes were suspended for 10 minutes. An electronic sign urged everyone to "Stay Calm."
Others were oblivious. At Los Angeles City Hall, the drill coincided with a planning commission meeting. A guard told the packed audience of lobbyists and neighborhood activists to duck and cover. No one did."
When I lived in the south of California back in the 80's, I always enjoyed the occasional earthquake.
I remember lying in bed watching the ceiling fan above me sway with tremor and thinking "that's pretty cool".
In northern Calif where I am now, "feelable quakes" don't happen that often.
I'm more concerned about the wild bear that has been getting into my trash can for the last couple of weeks.
I want to get a good picture of it, but it comes around between midnight and 3am and I'm not so eager to go outside and ask it to smile at that hour.
I do have a basket of baseballs at the ready to bounce off his head if I get the chance.