Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

23 Dec 2003, 13:47 p.m.

"Since most of the motion between the Pacific and North…

Hi, reader. I wrote this in 2003 and it's now more than five years old. So it may be very out of date; the world, and I, have changed a lot since I wrote it! I'm keeping this up for historical archive purposes, but the me of today may 100% disagree with what I said then. I rarely edit posts after publishing them, but if I do, I usually leave a note in italics to mark the edit and the reason. If this post is particularly offensive or breaches someone's privacy, please contact me.

"Since most of the motion between the Pacific and North American plates is horizontal, California is not going to fall into the ocean. It is true, however, that Los Angeles is gradually creeping northward and someday will be a suburb of San Francisco!"