Earthquake Safety

2 November, 2020

Long Beach Earthquake Safety Project Delayed by COVID-19

By |2020-11-08T18:37:44+00:00November 2nd, 2020|AACSC, Earthquake Safety|

For years, the city of Long Beach has been proactive at addressing seismic vulnerabilities within its communities.

The city served as the beta test site for California’s earthquake early warning system; it has taken steps recently to retrofit the Civic Center and Community Hospital for seismic safety; and it has been […]

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 […]