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One person died when a five-story tower at St. Joseph Seminary collapsed in the October 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. The seminary closed in 1991. The Los Altos History Museum’s latest exhibition, “Our Community Prepares,” focuses on local residents’ response to natural disasters.
The Los Altos History Museum, in partnership with the city of Los Altos, marks the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake with the opening of the exhibition “Our Community Prepares: Acts of Nature, Then and Now,” on display Thursday through Jan. 19.
The exhibition highlights the stories of lives shaken by disasters in the area, and ways the community has worked together to prepare for natural disasters in the future.