2015 Press Releases
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Homeowners encouraged to apply for funds to brace and bolt their homes

Earthquake Brace + Bolt press release

November 18, 2015

Prepare for the Next ‘Big One’ – Take Part in the Great ShakeOut™!

The California Earthquake Authority (CEA) will join millions of Californians in practicing how to drop, cover, and hold on during the annual Great California ShakeOut™ earthquake preparedness drill on Thursday, Oct. 15 at 10:15 a.m. …

October 14, 2015 | Download (PDF)

A Year After South Napa Earthquake, Damage Proves Widespread and Costly

The California Earthquake Authority (CEA) today announced preliminary findings of research on how the 6.0-magnitude earthquake that struck Napa one year ago today affected single-family homes. Although a 6.0 magnitude earthquake is not considered a major earthquake, the damage was widespread and has proved costly to homeowners. ...

August 24, 2015 | Download (PDF)

"San Andreas" Movie Can Play Starring Role in Helping Californians Be Better Prepared for Real Earthquakes

The CEA believes this summer’s blockbuster movie "San Andreas", with its cutting-edge special effects and big-name Hollywood stars, can also play a starring role in convincing Californians to be better prepared for real earthquakes. …

May 26, 2015 | Download (PDF)

2015 Get Prepared, California! Auction Is Most Successful Yet

The California Earthquake Authority’s Get Prepared, California! Auction SM raised a record-setting $190,000 this year to support American Red Cross disaster-preparedness programs in California. Over the past four years the auction has raised $715,000, all to benefit the Red Cross. …

May 07, 2015 | Download (PDF)

California Earthquake Authority reduces rates and expands policy features

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has approved a statewide average rate reduction of 10 percent for earthquake insurance policies issued by the California Earthquake Authority (CEA), effective January 1, 2016. …

April 23, 2015 | Download (PDF)

Fourth Annual Star-Studded Auction to Support American Red Cross

Opening today is the fourth annual star-studded Get Prepared, California! Auction SM to promote earthquake preparedness and support the American Red Cross. ...

April 07, 2015 | Download (PDF)

What CEA Has to Say About New Earthquake Research Results

Today, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) released a new long-term earthquake forecast for California called "UCERF3." ...

March 10, 2015 | Download (PDF)
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