On Friday night, KQED Public Television aired “On Shaky Ground,” the broadcast component of California Watch’s investigation into the failure of state regulators to enforce seismic safety standards in schools.

The investigation found that thousands of school buildings in California face seismic issues in contravention of state law, and may not be safe in the event of an earthquake.

If you want to check the status of a particular school in terms of earthquake safety, check California Watch’s database, organized by county and city.


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix.  He also writes about film for KQED Arts.

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