Great ShakeOut Shakes Things Up at Rowland Unified
Great ShakeOut shakes things up at Rowland Unified
By Juliette Funes, Staff Writer Highlander
Students of Giano Middle School, Kayla Arizaga,11, left, and Guadalupe Vera, 12, get under their desks during the Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill. (Eric Reed / Staff Photographer)
The Big One - it's not a matter of "if," Californians have been told. It's a matter of "when."
And "when" came at exactly 10:21 a.m. on Oct. 21, when millions of residents dropped to the ground, covered their heads under a table and held its legs in hopes of preparing themselves for the inevitable - a massive earthquake.