Berkeley CSUA MOTD:1994:January:17 Monday
Berkeley CSUA MOTD
1994/1/17-2/1 [Academia/Berkeley/CSUA] UID:31451 Activity:very high
1/16    The first CSUA General Meeting of the semester will be held Thursday,
        January 27th at 7:00 PM in 608-7 Evans.


         Welcome to Soda - Second Rate Playground of the CS Division
             "This is not yer mom's old machine."
        \_ congratulations you can steal jokes from David Letterman
           \_ congratulations, it's in quotes, dip.
1994/1/17 [Science/Disaster] UID:31452 Activity:nil
1/17    Giant Earthquake in Los Angeles.  6.7 or so on the scale, major
        damage, centered in the San Fernando Valley two miles or so from
        \_6.6  Worst damage is around Sylmar and Hollywood.
        fires in the Valley.  It was the biggest earthquake I've ever
        been in...
        \_telnet 5501 for the latest from the Governor's
         Office of Emergency Services
        \_ at 4:31 a.m.  15 confirmed casualties so far--half from
           heart attacks, some from highway accidents, some from
           apt. building sitting on/near epicenter.  Phone lines to
           SoCal closed to LD calls  -jctwu
        \_ As of 13:05, 26 confirmed dead. Many aftershocks (7 large ones)
           A couple of collapsed apartment buildings. I-5, I-14, hwy 118
           shutdown. Santa Monica Fwy buckled. A couple of collapsed
           overpasses slides.
        \_ How did UCLA do in the quake? Anyone know?
         \_ They're better off than CSUN which got hit pretty badly.
          \_ It seems that is down......The Valley will
            be in bad shape tomorrow if anyone tries to go to
           work..all but one of the freeways are closed....good thing
          this didn't happen on a late weekdy afternoon while everyone
          is trying to get home, like the Loma Prieta one.
          \_ Over 600,o00 people still have no power.
        \_ More place to find news:
         trn la.general
         irc #earthquake
1994/1/17 [Uncategorized] UID:31453 Activity:nil
1/16    xanim 2.60 installed (.FLI animation viewer) -- bugs to coganman
Berkeley CSUA MOTD:1994:January:17 Monday