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JANUARY 31, 1994 VOL. 143 NO. 5

TO OUR READERS 4

LETTERS 10

CHRONICLES 19

MILESTONES 25

COVER: State of Shock 26

The latest catastrophe in a string of disasters rocks California to its core, forcing its inhabitants to ponder their fate and the fading luster of a golden dream

L.A. Stories: In the hours and days after the quake struck, Angelenos struggled to put their lives together again 40

Hidden Faults: More disasters lurk under California's crust 45

SCIENCE: Is the Next Ice Age Upon Us? 79

The idea isn't as farfetched as it sounds, say geologists

DEFENSE: Bobby Inman Bows Out with a Bang 84

But...

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