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3 January, 2020

Why San Diego Needs More than Just Early Warnings for Earthquakes

By |2020-01-07T21:32:42+00:00January 3rd, 2020|Earthquake Protection, Earthquake Safety, SDCAA|

California recently rolled out its early warning system throughout the state, including in San Diego.

The so-called ShakeAlert warnings are being pushed through two delivery systems: a cell phone app called MyShake and the same wireless notification system that issues Amber Alerts.

This is great news. The early warning system operates on […]

1 December, 2019

UCSD Campus at Risk: Is Your Apartment Building, Too?

By |2019-12-11T17:20:06+00:00December 1st, 2019|SDCAA|

The news is grim: More than half of UCSD’s buildings are a “serious” or “severe risk to life,” according to an internal seismic safety survey obtained by NBC Channel 7.

Two hundred sixty-eight of the university’s 528 buildings are in “poor condition” with “serious” risk of injury in a major earthquake. […]

2 October, 2019

Four Easy Steps to Selecting a Qualified Seismic Retrofit Company

By |2019-10-07T18:30:39+00:00October 2nd, 2019|SDCAA, Seismic Retrofit Companies|

-Appeared on San Diego County Apartment Association (SDCAA)

This article was originally posted on our company website. Optimum Seismic is a seismic retrofitting company based from California.

There has been a steady influx of startup companies sprouting up to capitalize on Southern California’s growing seismic […]

2 September, 2019

SoCal Quakes Underscore Local Risks of Seismic Devastation

By |2019-09-02T21:07:48+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Earthquakes, SDCAA|

-Appeared on San Diego County Apartment Association (SDCAA)

Southern California got hit by some monster quakes this summer, thankfully with no casualties and little destruction due to the remoteness of the epicenters’ sparsely populated desert location.

But what if the Ridgecrest temblors happened here?

San Diego’s Rose Canyon […]

7 July, 2019

UCSD at the Epicenter of Research on Seismic Engineering

By |2019-08-01T23:30:15+00:00July 7th, 2019|SDCAA, Seismic Engineering, Seismic Resilience|

-Appeared on San Diego County Apartment Association (SDCAA)

Much of the world’s best research about building strength during earthquakes happens right here in San Diego.

The University of California, San Diego, Jacobs School of Engineering conducts some of the most noteworthy studies available on the effects of […]

18 March, 2019

Balboa Park Retrofit Underscores the Value of Protecting What You’ve Got

By |2019-03-20T20:38:34+00:00March 18th, 2019|SDCAA, Seismic Retrofit|

-Appeared on San Diego County Apartment Association (SDCAA)

SDCAA Expo
Stop by Optimum Seismic’s booth or visit our presentation at the San Diego CAA Expo April 30 at the San Diego Convention Center for more information.

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