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THE BIG ONE COMING? Fear and loathing in the Bay Area

A few people who I read believed that the film SAN ANDREAS was just product placement for the real deal--that something big was going to happen in California. Getting the people prepped for natural calamity? That indeed is what some argued..

Early this morning there was a 4.0 quake felt far and wide around the city of San Francisco. It rattled nerves more than buildings or ground.. But even scarier than a little rattle would be a bigger shake.

That bigger shake, a geologist says, will happen any day now.

The fault line in question is the Hayward Fault.. Bay area residents, the geologist said, should be ready for a natural disaster that could change landscape and lives.


CBS in the Bay Area interviewed geologist Tom Brocher.. Among the words from the station that may be heeded:


“We keep a close eye on the Hayward Fault because it does sit in the heart of the Bay Area and when we do get a big earthquake on it, it’s going to have a big impact on the entire Bay Area,” Brocher said.
While a 2008…