Seismic Waves

8 January, 2020

Case Study Shows Retrofits Saved Business Millions

By |2020-01-08T18:47:35+00:00January 8th, 2020|Seismic Waves|

January 2020 Newsletter.

California last year experienced two of the largest earthquakes to strike the state in 20 years and saw its deadliest and most destructive wildfire in history. These were jarring reminders of how vulnerable we are and how […]

7 December, 2019

Leaders Push for Building Safety Compliance

By |2019-12-10T19:35:07+00:00December 7th, 2019|Seismic Waves|

December 2019 Newsletter.

Building safety is critical to the health of our communities. We can see that in the aftermath of last month’s 6.4-magnitude earthquake in Albania that left 4,000 people homeless, 2,000 injured and 51 dead. Officials are […]

5 November, 2019

SoCal Leaders Join Forces to Promote Seismic Resiliency

By |2019-11-06T03:05:45+00:00November 5th, 2019|Seismic Waves|

November 2019 Newsletter.

I was recently joined by key leaders in the L.A. region at a press conference, where we announced a collaborative effort to promote seismic resilience in our communities. Fellow speakers included officials with the Los […]

10 October, 2019

Unprecedented Partnership, Whitepaper Unveiled on Thursday

By |2019-11-05T22:35:00+00:00October 10th, 2019|Seismic Waves|

October 2019 Newsletter.

Last week was an important week for Los Angeles County and the region. Why? On Thursday, Optimum Seismic joined the Southern California Association of Governments, BizFed, Los Angeles Economic Development, and the U.S. […]

5 September, 2019

Events Kick Off to Create Safer L.A. County

By |2019-09-14T15:53:34+00:00September 5th, 2019|Seismic Waves|

September 2019 Newsletter.

What’s Los Angeles County doing to plan for resilience? And how can businesses and local government ensure that the fabric of our society remains intact following a major earthquake? Find out by attending one in a series […]

11 June, 2019

How Politics and Culture Determine Building Safety Codes

By |2019-06-11T21:26:03+00:00June 11th, 2019|Seismic Waves|

June 2019 Newsletter.

A recent magnitude 8 earthquake in Peru caused little damage, while another several years ago killed hundreds and damaged tens of thousands of structures. Why is it that quakes of the same magnitude can […]

6 April, 2019

West Hollywood May Help Landlords with Retrofit Costs

By |2019-04-09T14:49:40+00:00April 6th, 2019|Seismic Waves|

April 2019 Newsletter.

“Did someone forget to pay the earthquake bill?” That was the question posed in the title of a study by UCLA geophysicist David Jackson, who warned that an uncommon absence of major earthquakes in […]