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California Earthquake Authority (CEA) sponsors and participates in events that promote earthquake preparedness and provide support to our participating insurance companies.

Community Outreach Contact

Community organizations may submit inquiries or send speaker invitations to community@calquake.com or call (916) 291-8519.

$13.2 million available to help California homeowners prepare for the "Big One"

State officials and members of CEA's Earthquake Brace + Bolt (EBB) program announce the $13.2 million grant funding available in 2020 to select homeowners to help them fund a seismic retrofit to their older houses. 

February 21, 2020

CEA Staff Remember the Loma Prieta Earthquake

On the 30th anniversary of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, a handful of CEA team members volunteered to share their stories.

October 24, 2019

Record breaking Great California ShakeOut day!

A video summary of several events that took place on Oct. 17, with the goal to prepare community members before the next damaging earthquake strikes.

October 21, 2019

CEA Remembers: Loma Prieta Earthquake 30th Anniversary

A video message to commemorate the devastating 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake

October 14, 2019

A look at the damage caused by July's big earthquakes near Ridgecrest

Residents affected by the two strong earthquakes in SoCal talk to us about the damage to their homes.

July 26, 2019

Un vistazo a los daños causados por los terremotos de julio cerca de Ridgecrest

Residentes afectados por los dos fuertes terremotos en el Sur de California hablan sobre los daños causados a sus hogares.

July 26, 2019

A message from CEA’s CEO, Glenn Pomeroy, from Ridgecrest

CEA’s CEO, Glenn Pomeroy, visited Ridgecrest and Trona after the M6.4 and M7.1 earthquakes shook that Southern California region.

July 18, 2019

CEA Recognized for ‘Great Partnership’ by American Red Cross Los Angeles Region

American Red Cross Los Angeles Region presented CEA with the “Chair’s Excellence Award" for its “remarkable spirit and great partnership."

June 24, 2019

2019 Get Prepared, California! Auction Proceeds Presented to American Red Cross at Wango Tango Concert

On June 1, 2019, CEA and iHeartMedia, Inc. presented auction proceeds to American Red Cross during KIIS FM's Wango Tango concert presented by JUVÉDERM. This year's auction raised nearly $176K bringing the grand total, since 2012, to more than $1.4 million. The concert, which showcased some of the world's most famous artists, also gave thousands of Angelenos the opportunity to learn about earthquake preparedness.

June 12, 2019

Quakes Win Big on CEA’s “Earthquake Preparedness Night”

Quakes fans enjoy a record-breaking baseball game and go home with tips to help them be better prepared to survive and recover from California’s next damaging earthquake.​

May 06, 2019
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