15 December, 2020

California Can Safeguard Against Earthquake Risk

By |2020-12-15T00:30:05+00:00December 15th, 2020|earthquake preparedness, Earthquake Resilience, Earthquake Retrofit|

Chaos followed recent earthquake devastation in the Aegean Sea.

The magnitude 7.0 quake of Oct. 30 was the deadliest temblor of 2020[i] – killing 116 in Turkey, and claiming the lives two teenagers in Greece crushed by a wall on the island of Samos[ii]. More than 1,050 […]

4 December, 2020

Earthquake Retrofits Yield Cost Benefits

By |2020-12-15T00:50:42+00:00December 4th, 2020|Earthquake Retrofit, SDCAA|

Last year, Southern California observed the 25th anniversary of the Northridge Earthquake — a 6.7- magnitude blind-reverse thrust temblor that in 1994 caused $67 billion in widespread damage.

It was, and still remains, one of the nation’s most expensive natural disasters.

We’ve learned a lot since then. Thousands of structures throughout California […]

3 December, 2020

OC Shows Fire Resilience, But What About Earthquakes?

By |2020-12-14T20:52:09+00:00December 3rd, 2020|AAOC, Earthquake Resilience|

Orange County can be proud!

In October, we saw fire conditions that in other areas could have caused widespread destruction and horror: violent winds gusts of up to 90 miles per hour whipping up flames and embers in Silverado Canyon and the Blue Ridge region of Yorba Linda.

Quickly encroaching precariously near […]