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Hospitals Seek Extension For Seismic Retrofitting
San Diego Business Journal

With a 2013 deadline looming, some of San Diego County’s hospitals are pushing for extensions that would allow them to delay costly earthquake safety upgrades until 2030. Tim Jacoby, vice president of facilities and planning at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, said the Kearny Mesa hospital was recently granted an informal extension on three structures that would give hospital administrators until 2030 to reach full compliance.