dch_art.jpgAs part of the Great California ShakeOut‘s “Drop, Cover and Hold On! earthquake drill”, that Outdoor Public Warning System Siren you typically hear at noon on Tuesdays will sound at 10:15 today.

Fun fact: This is the first time the City has utilized the system citywide at a time other than the regular Tuesday noon weekly test. But, anyway. you’re OK, it’s just a drill…this time.

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Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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