Epicenter: A Loma Prieta Earthquake Story with Kathy Phillips

Epicenter: The Loma Prieta Earthquake 30th Anniversary Oral Histories Project

Interview conducted by Kathleen Aston and produced by Jenn Hooker.
Recorded at the Community Television office, Santa Cruz, California on October 7, 2019.

Kathy Phillips was a parent working at a gift shop in Boulder Creek when the earthquake struck. Her story describes her young children’s experience and memories, and the community efforts to help clean up and restore shops in Boulder Creek.

Creator: Hooker, Jenn; Aston, Kathleen; Phillips, Kathy
Date: 2019-10-07
  • Santa Cruz (County)
  • 1980s
  • 2010s
Rights: Permission must be obtained before using this interview in exhibition or publication. Researchers or others who want to make further use of this interview should contact Santa Cruz Public Libraries.
Identifier: LH-LP-PHILLIPS


Hooker, Jenn, Kathleen Aston, and Kathy Phillips. “Epicenter: A Loma Prieta Earthquake Story with Kathy Phillips.” 2019-10-07. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/135849. Accessed 30 May 2024.