Earthquake Safety

2 October, 2020

We All Need Earthquake Safe Buildings

By |2020-10-22T15:03:57+00:00October 2nd, 2020|AACSC, Earthquake Safety|

Long Beach recently hosted more than a dozen listening sessions and four community town halls to engage residents in a dialogue about racial equity in this city.

More than 1,500 people participated in the discussions, and a series of steps will be taken in the months ahead to advance equity for […]

1 July, 2020

Long Beach is Proactive About Earthquake Safety. Are you?

By |2020-07-01T23:52:00+00:00July 1st, 2020|AACSC, Earthquake Safety|

Did you know that Long Beach was the testing ground for California’s recently unveiled ShakeAlert early warning system for earthquakes?

Beginning in 2014, the city did beta testing on the application until it was deemed effective enough to roll out to the rest of Los Angeles County and eventually, the state.

It […]

3 June, 2020

Seismic Retrofits Make Good Business Sense. Here’s Why

By |2020-06-18T00:05:16+00:00June 3rd, 2020|AACSC, Earthquake Retrofits, Earthquake Safety, Seismic Retrofit, seismic retrofit safety|

Saving lives is the ultimate concern when preparing for an earthquake, but building retrofits bring so many cost benefits that they make good business sense as well. 

Retrofits enhance a building’s value by extending its longevity and making it safer for the people who occupy it. But there are […]