Monthly Archives: August 2019

14 August, 2019

LA BizFed’s Freshman Policy Makers Reception Sponsored by Optimum Seismic

By |2019-08-15T18:59:31+00:00August 14th, 2019|Press Release|

A reception for some 80 freshman elected state and local policy makers and business leaders from throughout Los Angeles County has been announced by the Los Angeles County Business Federation (BizFed).

Representatives of Optimum Seismic, Inc., which is the title sponsor for the event, will be among more than 200 entrepreneurs […]

14 August, 2019

Check how powerful the earthquake would feel in your address

By |2019-08-14T16:57:52+00:00August 14th, 2019|Related News|

The LA Times and the USGS worked together to select 14 significant earthquake scenarios on faults across California. The map shows what may be the worst-case scenarios and it will show you how it would feel from the location.

For more info, please read the original article by LA […]

13 August, 2019

Optimum Seismic, Inc. Sponsors Event for Apartment Association of Orange County

By |2019-08-15T18:49:43+00:00August 13th, 2019|Press Release|

A summer social and networking cruise in Newport Harbor will be held for members of the Apartment Association of Orange County (AAOC) from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, August 22.

Optimum Seismic, Inc., one of California’s leading earthquake retrofit companies, will serve as a Gold Sponsor of the special event.

“We […]

13 August, 2019

An estimated $2 billion in infrastructure repairs for the Naval Air Weapons Station in China, following the earthquakes

By |2019-08-13T18:05:30+00:00August 13th, 2019|Related News|

Last months earthquakes damaged the Naval Air Weapons Station in China Lake, the cost for repairs could top $2 billion, as reported by the Navy Times. The $2 billion is only for infrastructure only.

For more info, please read the original article by Fox 5 San Diego:
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12 August, 2019

Optimum Seismic, Inc. to Support California Building Officials Education Week

By |2019-08-15T19:06:11+00:00August 12th, 2019|Press Release|

Optimum Seismic, Inc. will be participating in the California Building Officials’ Education Week training program in Newport Beach from August 26 through 29.

“We are very proud to support the important training being offered by the California Building Officials’ Education Week program in Newport Beach,” says Optimum Seismic Chief Operating Officer […]

9 August, 2019

Optimum Seismic, Inc. to Attend Annual Convention of Structural Engineers Association of California

By |2019-08-19T16:31:05+00:00August 9th, 2019|Press Release|

Representatives of Optimum Seismic, Inc. will be attending the 88th annual convention of the Structural Engineers Association of California.

“This conference is a great opportunity to network with leaders in the structural engineering profession and discuss ways to make California cities safer,” says Optimum Seismic Chief Operating Officer Ali Sahabi, a […]

8 August, 2019

Many owners are still dragging their feet to retrofit their soft-story apartment

By |2019-08-08T19:23:19+00:00August 8th, 2019|Related News|

Thousands of owners who are required to seismic retrofit their properties haven’t completed their retrofits. Retrofits of soft-story buildings must be completed by 2023. About 10% of total apartments have completed their retrofits.

For more info, please read the original article by KFI AM 640:
https://kfiam640.iheart.com/content/2019-08-06-report-thousands-of-la-apartments-havent-been-earthquake-proofed/

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8 August, 2019

Taiwan hit with an earthquake

By |2019-08-08T19:21:02+00:00August 8th, 2019|Related News|

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Taiwan’s northwest coast on Thursday. The quake had building shakings and cut power to around 2,000 buildings. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties

For more info, please read the original article by ABS CBN News:
https://news.abs-cbn.com/overseas/08/08/19/strong-quake-rattles-taiwan-no-immediate-reports-of-damage

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6 August, 2019

Optimum Seismic Participates in AIA’s Seismic Resiliency Symposium

By |2019-08-06T16:40:13+00:00August 6th, 2019|Optimum Seismic, Optimum seismic in the news, Seismic Resilience|

As a national advocate for safer cities throughout the United States, Optimum Seismic Chief Operating Officer Ali Sahabi participated last month in the American Institute of Architects Oregon’s URM Seismic Resilience Symposium.

The three-day event, held July 18-20 at Portland State University, featured two days of presentations from prominent engineers and […]