Monthly Archives: February 2022

22 February, 2022

Optimum Seismic Announced As Presenting Sponsor of Culver City Chamber of Commerce Installation Gala & Centennial Celebration

By |2022-05-20T17:50:32+00:00February 22nd, 2022|Press Release|

Optimum Seismic, Inc., one of California’s leading earthquake retrofit companies, will be the Presenting Sponsor of the Culver City Chamber of Commerce’s Installation Gala & Centennial Celebration on Friday, March 4, 2022.

Culver City Chamber of Commerce’s Installation Gala & Centennial Celebration is one of the Chamber’s premier events convening […]

4 February, 2022

Are your building’s balconies safe?

By |2022-02-08T18:05:25+00:00February 4th, 2022|balcony Laws, Buildings Resilience, Earthquake Protection, Earthquake Resilience|

She was a college student from Dublin, spending the summer in California, when plans to celebrate her 21st birthday with friends turned deadly – and ultimately led to stricter oversight of balconies, decks and other external elevated structures on apartment buildings.

Aoife Beary was one of seven students seriously injured when […]

4 February, 2022

Will your business survive a major earthquake?

By |2022-02-15T00:31:22+00:00February 4th, 2022|Earthquake Resilience, Earthquake Retrofit, Earthquake Retrofit Benefits, SDCAA|

Small businesses, the lifeblood of the U.S. economy, are often the first to suffer from natural disasters such as earthquakes.

Although they create two-thirds of new jobs and stimulate economic growth – particularly in our region’s underrepresented communities – small businesses are often least prepared to withstand disasters

The COVID-19 pandemic brought […]

3 February, 2022

New balcony laws a reflection of survivor’s courageous advocacy

By |2022-02-03T01:01:11+00:00February 3rd, 2022|Seismic Waves|

Optimum Seismic, Inc. February 2022 Newsletter

Ali Sahabi, GEC
Optimum Seismic, Inc.

California’s new balcony inspection laws reflect young survivor’s courageous advocacy after collapse


Consider the story of Aoife Beary, an incredibly […]

3 February, 2022

Protecting Orange County against disaster

By |2022-02-15T00:26:57+00:00February 3rd, 2022|AAOC, Buildings Vulnerabilities, earthquake preparedness, Earthquake Protection, Earthquake Resilience|

Orange County’s economy is robust: leading most other U.S. counties, many states – even some countries – in terms of output.

The region’s gross domestic product, at $221 billion in 2020, surpasses that of Oregon and New Zealand, and nearly tops Google, the Orange County Register recently reported.

As the ninth largest […]

2 February, 2022