our worst fears have been realized; our wonderful madcap city is being pummeled and brought up short by the end result of being ignored by our city, state and federal governments for 300 years. Levee breaks? who would have guessed? (anyone who lives here is the short answer).
... My family has been in LA since the 1760's and ain't leaving now...
WTF? WTFH? Please standby as we send a rocket-propelled GPS clue-by-four to assist you in your time of (mentally defecient) need. How about the result of 300 years of ignorance? Sticking your collective heads in the sand, covering your ears and repeating "Na na na I can't hear you"?
See the graphic at the bottom of http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4207202.stm Oh wait, you were aware it was an eventuality and are still surprised? Nuts to you then.