Would you trust the preppers next door? Survivalists win the right to build bunkers under their homes despite neighbors who say they could do ANYTHING down there
Supporters of the ordinance feel bunkers act as 'security blankets'
Critics worry bunkers hide criminal activity, limit EMS response capability
Doomsday bunkers for sale now booming industry
By Associated Press
PUBLISHED: 22:17 EST, 8 September 2013 | UPDATED: 05:28 EST, 9 September 2013
In the backyard of his remote Southern California home, Bernie Jones is etching an unconventional blueprint: a construction plan to build his underground survival shelter. It won't be the typical, cramped Cold War-era bunker. It will hold 20 people.
Part of a small but vocal group of survivalists in Menifee, some 80 miles east of Los Angeles, Jones, 46, has pushed for the right to build a bunker on his 1-acre property for nearly a year. He wants to be ready for anything, be it natural disaster or a nuclear attack.
'The world is taking a change,' he says. 'I want to be prepared. I want my family to survive.'
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