Re: 57 quake

03/31/19 - posted by Ann J.

I was in Miss James 3rd grade class at West Portal Elementary. Our classroom was on the 2nd floor in the wing which years later was demolished as it was deemed not earthquake safe.

We dove under our desks and when the shaking stopped we were sent to the schoolyard
where we played for the rest of the day. We thought it was cool!

Fast forward 32 years - on an AC Transit commuter bus which pulled onto the Bay Bridge minutes after the shaking stopped but that's a story for another time.


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