Thursday October 19, 2023

CBS Bay Area

While the earthquake that struck near Isleton Wednesday morning wasn’t strong, the location did raise questions about the possible risk to an area that is critical to the state’s water supply. 

The Delta region in Sacramento County relies on more than 1,000 miles of aging levees to protect local farms and communities that could be vulnerable in a more powerful quake.

Nothing shattered at Isleton’s Delta Boyz Dispensary, but the aging structure it is housed in got a good shake. Cameras caught the staff jumping out of their seats just before 9:30 a.m.

“Yeah. This is an old building. It’s been here for a long time. Isleton was erected I guess 120, 130 years ago,” said Vince Perdue, who works at Delta Boyz Dispensary. “You’ve even got the security guard up top. He even got up and came in. It was a trip, for sure. Definitely doesn’t happen out here very often. At least not as long as I’ve been here.”

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