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New State Map Shows Earthquake Fault Running Under Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive

Posted Thursday, January 25, 2018 – 6:35 PM

By Matt Lopez

New data released Wednesday shows that Beverly Hills, and more specifically its world-famous Rodeo Drive, are seated atop the Santa Monica earthquake fault. 

The California Geological Survey’s final map shows that the Santa Monica fault zone runs directly through the heart of Beverly Hills – between Santa Monica and Wilshire boulevards – and under Rodeo Drive, a mere block away from one of Metro’s planned Purple Line Extension subway stops at Rodeo/Wilshire.

For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the e-edition.

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