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2018 Press Releases

Earthquake Brace + Bolt surpasses 5,000 retrofits statewide

The Earthquake Brace + Bolt program (EBB) now has helped more than 5,000 California homeowners to seismically retrofit their older houses with grants of up to $3,000. ...

June 07, 2018 | Download (PDF)

Get Prepared, California! annual auction raises $176K to benefit American Red Cross

The seventh annual Get Prepared, California! Auction—sponsored by the California Earthquake Authority (CEA) and coordinated by iHeartMedia—has raised $175,978 ...

June 06, 2018 | Download (PDF)

Coalinga earthquake anniversary reminds Central Valley Californians that a ‘Big One’ could strike at any time

Today marks the 35th anniversary of the 1983 magnitude 6.7 Coalinga earthquake, which injured 94 people and caused millions of dollars in property damage. ...

May 02, 2018 | Download (PDF)

Earthquake scenario reveals extensive damage to Bay Area homes

A new earthquake scenario developed by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), with contributions from partners, including the California Earthquake Authority (CEA), reveals that more than a million San Francisco Bay Area residents would face extensive damage to their homes after a major earthquake on the Hayward Fault. ...

April 18, 2018 | Download (PDF)

Annual Get Prepared, California! Auction opens April 2

The annual Get Prepared, California! Auction, sponsored by the California Earthquake Authority (CEA) and coordinated by iHeartMedia, opened bidding today for dozens of one-of-a-kind concert, travel, sports and entertainment experiences.

April 02, 2018 | Download (PDF)

Long Beach earthquake anniversary brings reminder of earthquake risk in California

Saturday marks the 85th anniversary of the 1933 Long Beach earthquake, a magnitude 6.4 quake that caused 120 deaths and massive damage equivalent to nearly $1 billion today. ...

March 08, 2018 | Download (PDF)

Record number of Californians apply for earthquake retrofit grants

The Earthquake Brace + Bolt program (EBB), funded primarily by the California Earthquake Authority (CEA), closed its latest registration on Friday with more than 7,500 California homeowners applying for 2,000 retrofit grants. ...

February 26, 2018 | Download (PDF)

Researchers tackle roles for technology in assessing risk for residential earthquake damage

As part of its commitment to help reduce residential damage caused by earthquakes, the California Earthquake Authority (CEA) featured innovative roles for technology during its second annual research forum this week in Sacramento. ...

February 23, 2018 | Download (PDF)

Registration opens for $3,000 seismic retrofit grants

Earthquake Brace + Bolt press release

January 23, 2018

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