U.S. Conference Of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Issues Statement On Northern California Earthquake

Aug 25, 2014, 14:54 ET from The U.S. Conference of Mayors

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson issued the following statement today regarding the earthquake that struck the Bay Area yesterday:

"The nation's mayors extend heartfelt sympathies to the people of the Bay Area and the Napa region who have suffered a horrific experience, yet have survived.  

"We stand with Napa Mayor Jill Techel and Vallejo Mayor Osby Davis, as well as the residents of the impacted area as they assess the needs of their community and determine what is needed to rebuild.  

"We encourage the residents of Napa and Vallejo to take comfort in the fact that Americans are resilient people with giving spirits and compassionate hearts.

"We support our fellow mayors as this process unfolds."

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