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California / La Jolla Landslide / Flynn Interview #874757

CNN Evening News for Monday, Oct 08, 2007
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(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) The chasm in the street after the landslide in La Jolla, California, shown.

(La Jolla, California: Dan Simon) Landslides like that in California where homes are built on mountain slopes featured; scenes shown from other sites of landslides, including Mt. Soledad. [Resident Summer GERGES - recounts what happened.] [San Diego State University professor Pat ABBOTT†- says we are building houses in unlikely places; shows what happens when the dirt gets muddy in La Jolla.] [La Jolla resident Cindy GOODMAN†- recounts what they were told.] How many homes have been destroyed in La Jolla discussed.

(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) Live in-studio interview held with "The Edge of Disaster" author Stephen Flynn about home disasters; scenes shown of the La Jolla landslide. [FLYNN - says we are inviting disaster when we built on the mountainside; states we can learn from disasters and we are in a natural disaster cycle; comments on developments in risky areas.]

O'Brien, Soledad;
Simon, Dan

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