The Illusion of “Truth”

How  Millennium Tried  to  Get  You  to  Believe  There  is  No  Fault  Under  Their  Property

Advertisers and politicians repeatedly use a practice to make you believe something is true: They repeat a statement from three to five times, after which people will believe it as ‘fact’.

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We have all received an email with a long string of ‘forwards’, including a passel of people we don’t know, but forwarded by a trusted friend or relative.… Read the rest

Seismic Experts Explain Earthquake Dangers at KABC – Cal Tech Townhall

USGSPanelAccording to California’s Alquist Priolo Earthquake Fault Zoning Act, developers cannot build on top of an active fault. You can build near it, but not across it.

Dr. Tom Heaton, director of Cal Tech’s Civil Engineering program, stated: “No city has ever seen a magnitude 7.5 quake underneath its skyscrapers.” He doubts any building, even one built to withstand a 7.5… Read the rest

LATEST PRESS COVERAGE FOR OUR EFFORTS

TOWERSNew York Times – Nov 30, 2013 The Troubles of Building Where Faults Collide by Adam Nagouney, N.Y. Times Nov 30, 2013 

A critical NYT article appeared today focusing on the impact the Stopthemillenniumhollywood campaign has had.

The Troubles of Building Where Faults Collide by Adam Nagouney, N.Y. Times Nov 30, 2013

Article Highlights:

“The city’s new mayor, Eric Garcetti, has found himself balancing two long-conflicting constituencies: business owners worried about the cost of reinforcing old buildings, and geologists who warn of large-scale and preventable casualties.”… Read the rest

LA Times – Millennium Planned for Active Earthquake Fault – State Weighs in

Evidence of quake faults near Hollywood Millennium siteQuote-John Parrish

With the State standing firm on their assessment of the likely seismic status under the entire Millennium Hollywood project, L.A. Times writers Rong-Gong Lin II, Rosanna Xia and Doug Smith interview powerful resources and accurately outline the issue.

The article says that the Millennium project has prompted the state to accelerate its study, and it hopes to have results by early 2014.… Read the rest

DEVASTATING BLOWS TO MILLENNIUM PROJECT

crook and procterPress Release – Monday, July 22, 2013

STATE AGENCIES OPEN PROBE OF PROJECT’S GEOLOGISTS AND WARN OF QUAKE SAFETY RISK

A state licensing board has begun an investigation of alleged professional misconduct by two engineers for the Millennium Hollywood Project. The investigations are in response to a complaint filed by project foes that the engineers distorted their technical reports in order to hide the project’s close proximity to the Hollywood Earthquake Fault.Read the rest