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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)

CEA Surveys Napa Homeowners about Recent Earthquake Damage—City of Napa Encourages Participation

Today the California Earthquake Authority (CEA), in cooperation with the City of Napa, will begin to survey homeowners to better understand how single-family houses fared during the August 24 South Napa earthquake. The research data obtained from the voluntary responses of survey participants will help paint a picture of how houses performed and provide insight into effective retrofit techniques to be shared statewide. …

February 24, 2015 | Download (PDF)

California Earthquake Authority Proposes to Expand Coverages and Decrease Rates

The not-for-profit California Earthquake Authority (CEA), which provides about 75 percent of the residential earthquake insurance in California, today proposed more policy enhancements and an average 8 percent decrease in rates. …

October 23, 2014 | Download (PDF)

Moody's rates proposed CEA revenue bonds at A3

Moody’s Investors Service press release

October 10, 2014

Governor Signs New Legislation that Changes the Way Californians Learn About Home Earthquake Insurance

Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2064 today, which will change the way Californians learn about earthquake insurance for their homes. ...

September 18, 2014 | Download (PDF)

CEA policyholders already submitting claims for damage to homes from American Canyon Earthquake

The California Earthquake Authority (CEA) estimates that about 15,000 of its policyholders may have experienced moderate to strong shaking from the M6 American Canyon earthquake that struck near Napa, Calif. this morning at 3:20 a.m. …

August 24, 2014 | Download (PDF)

CEA reports increase in earthquake insurance policy sales

CEA earthquake insurance policy sales jumped following the March 29, 2014, magnitude-5.1 La Habra earthquake in Southern California by nearly as much as the increase in CEA policy sales following the March 11, 2011, magnitude-9.0 Tohoku earthquake in Japan. ...

May 30, 2014 | Download (PDF)

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