Quake City ’87: The 30th Anniversary
Saturday Sept. 30, 2017: Opening Day
All events free and open to the public
Whittier City School District Office
7211 Whittier Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602
Doors open at the Whittier City School District auditorium and video provided by Dr. Dennis Mileti will be shown.
Opening remarks by Superintendant Ron Carruth, Mayor Joe Vinatieri, Museum Executive Director Tim Traeger, and Curator John Garside
Presentation by Dr. Dennis Mileti, “The First Seven Days after the Earthquake”
Q. and A. with Dennis Mileti
6755 Newlin Ave.
Whittier, CA 90601
Experience the Whittier quake in the Shakey Quakey trailer in the Museum parking lot.
Grand opening of Quake City ’87 exhibit at the Whittier Museum.
1 to 4 p.m.
Enjoy the exhibit, Shakey Quakey trailer, and tables/demonstrations by USGS, American Red Cross, California Earthquake Authority, Southern California Gas Company, along with light refreshments.
THANK YOU to our Sponsors and Contributors
Southern California Gas
California Earthquake Authority
Whittier City School District & Superintendent Ron Carruth
US Geological Survey & Dr. Robert DeGroot
American Red Cross
California Institute of Technology (Cal Tech)
Cal Poly Pomona architectural program & Dr. Gary McGavin
City of Whittier
Dr. Dennis Mileti
This raw footage of the Uptown area was shot the morning of the earthquake by shopkeeper Kim Wicker of Monte’s Cameras. Length: 3 minutes, 29 seconds.