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'Great ShakeOut' Earthquake Drill Teaches Preparedness

People around the United States and in dozens of other countries took part last week in an earthquake drill called the Great ShakeOut, an event that teaches them what to do when a real earthquake strikes.    Drop, cover, and hold on. Those are the instructions for an earthquake. In Southern California, the simulated quake had its epicenter at Biola University. The drill's goal is education, said Los Angeles County Fire Captain Tom Richards. “We're training today...

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