UpFront

Update on Hawaii’s Lava Flows, Plus: Is the Bay Area Due for a Big Earthquake? And Nomi Prins on Collusion

7:08 – Karin Stanton, co-founder and editor of Hawaii 24/7, an online news website, who is based on Hawaii’s Big Island. She has filed stories for Associated Press and Reuters on the ongoing volcanic activity on the island

7:20 – Is the Bay Area Due for a Big Earthquake?

Andrew Alden, science writer and founder of a weekly blog on the geology of Oakland. He previously worked as a technical editor for the US Geological Survey.

Dr. Jennifer Strauss, External Relations Officer at UC Berkeley Seismology Lab and Regional Coordinator for ShakeAlert Northern California. She is a co-author of the HayWired Earthquake Scenario.

Dr. Anne Wein, a principle investigator with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) in the Western Geographic Science Center, Menlo Park, California and co-editor of the HayWired Earthquake Scenario — Engineering Implications, which was released last month.

Khalid Mosalam, Professor of Structural Engineering at UC Berkeley and Director of the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center.

8:08 – Nomi Prins, journalist and author of Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World. She is a former Wall Street investment banker and previously worked at Chase-Manhattan, Bear-Stearns and Goldman Sachs

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Image caption: San Andreas Fault in the SF Bay Area. Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech

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