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We Provide Earthquake Insurance for Californians

Recent Events

California Earthquake Authority educates Californians, presents auction proceeds to American Red Cross at Wango Tango concert

May 2017

California Earthquake Authority educates Californians, presents auction proceeds to American Red Cross at Wango Tango concert

A check presentation to the American Red Cross for $1,060,355 was just part of the celebration at KIIS-FM’s Wango Tango at the Stub Hub Center in Carson, Calif.

CEA Brings Home the Gold

April 2017

CEA Brings Home the Gold

Members of the California Earthquake Authority (CEA) Communications & External Affairs department brought home the top honor this month at the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) annual conference in San Diego.
 

CEA Hosts Research Forum in Sacramento

February 2017

CEA Hosts Research Forum in Sacramento

CEA hosted a research forum Feb. 1 and 2 at the Sacramento Convention Center, to discuss earthquake-related research with industry leaders and experts.

CEA Celebrates 20th Anniversary

December 2016

CEA Celebrates 20th Anniversary

CEA celebrated its 20th anniversary on Dec. 2 with a slideshow, two cakes and a Mannequin Challenge.

CEA Staff Participate in Annual Great California ShakeOut Drill Focusing on Earthquake Preparedness

October 2016

CEA Staff Participate in Annual Great California ShakeOut Drill Focusing on Earthquake Preparedness

CEA took part in the annual Great California ShakeOut drill on Oct. 20, alongside more than 10.6 million Californians.

CEA Participates in Annual Day of Preparedness Event in Old Sacramento​

August 2016

CEA Participates in Annual Day of Preparedness Event in Old Sacramento​

CEA participated in "California's Day of Preparedness" in historic Old Sacramento on Aug. 27, a free annual event hosted by the Governor's Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) and sponsored by PG&E. 

CEA Wins Top Awards from Insurance Marketing & Communications Association

July 2016

CEA Wins Top Awards from Insurance Marketing & Communications Association

CEA won two awards for its marketing campaigns and educational outreach initiatives in the annual Insurance Marketing & Communications Association (IMCA) awards. 

CEA Staff Participate in Natural Disasters Workshop in Colorado

July 2016

CEA Staff Participate in Natural Disasters Workshop in Colorado

CEA staff were among nearly 400 researchers and professionals who attended the 41st annual Natural Hazards Workshop in Colorado in July.

CEA's CEO Addresses Community Groups Throughout the State

June 2016

CEA's CEO Addresses Community Groups Throughout the State

CEA's CEO, Glenn Pomeroy, appeared as a guest speaker in front of several community groups and insurance agent meetings in May and June.

CEA and iHeartMedia Present Auction Proceeds to American Red Cross at KIIS-FM's Wango Tango

May 2016

CEA and iHeartMedia Present Auction Proceeds to American Red Cross at KIIS-FM's Wango Tango

CEA and iHeartMedia representatives presented the American Red Cross with a check for $174,850 at KIIS-FM's Wango Tango concert event in Los Angeles on May 14.

CEA Sponsors National Earthquake Conference in Long Beach

May 2016

CEA Sponsors National Earthquake Conference in Long Beach

CEA was the presenting sponsor of the National Earthquake Conference​, held May 4-6 in Long Beach.

CEA Officials On-Hand for Launch of 2016 EBB Registration

January 2016

CEA Officials On-Hand for Launch of 2016 EBB Registration

CEA representatives – including CEO Glenn Pomeroy and Chief Mitigation Officer Janiele Maffei – were on hand at San Francisco’s City Hall on Jan. 20 to open registration for the 2016 Earthquake Brace + Bolt (EBB) program in 18 California cities.

CEA Presents Auction Check to American Red Cross

November 2015

CEA Presents Auction Check to American Red Cross

CEA presented a check for $191,053 to the American Red Cross on Thursday, Nov. 5, at a luncheon in Los Angeles.

CEA Takes Part in ShakeOuts

October 2015

CEA Takes Part in ShakeOuts

CEA staff traveled to Los Angeles and Oakland on October 15, to take part in events related to the Great California ShakeOut!

CEA Talks Preparedness at Viva Los Dodgers

September 2015

CEA Talks Preparedness at Viva Los Dodgers

CEA teamed with various stakeholders to discuss earthquake and natural disaster preparedness at the Los Angeles PrepareAthon during the Viva Los Dodgers pre-game event on Sept. 20, at Dodger Stadium.

CEA Takes Part in Napa Earthquake Anniversary

August 2015

CEA Takes Part in Napa Earthquake Anniversary

CEA took part in an event marking the 1-year anniversary of the 2014 South Napa Earthquake on August 24.

CEA Named Napa Earthquake First Responder VIP

July 2015

CEA Named Napa Earthquake First Responder VIP

CEA CEO Glenn Pomeroy, representing CEA, was recognized as a "Hero of the Community" by the Napa Sunrise Rotary on July 4, during Napa's annual Fourth of July Parade.

CEA Wins Prestigious Insurance Marketing Award

June 2015

CEA Wins Prestigious Insurance Marketing Award

CEA received the Showcase Award of Excellence from the Insurance Marketing and Communications Association (IMCA) in June, at the organization’s 2015 Annual Meeting and Showcase Gala, held in Nashville, TN.

2015 Get Prepared, California! Auction Is Most Successful Yet

May 2015

2015 Get Prepared, California! Auction Is Most Successful Yet

CEA's Get Prepared, California! AuctionSM raised a record-setting $190,000 this year to support American Red Cross disaster-preparedness programs in California.

Earthquake Brace + Bolt: Funds to Strengthen Your Foundation expands its program in 2015

May 2015

Earthquake Brace + Bolt: Funds to Strengthen Your Foundation   expands its program in 2015

EBB has expanded its program, which offers California home-owners up to $3,000 to help cover costs to seismically retrofit their house and lessen the potential for earthquake damage.

CEA launches all-new 2015 Marketing Value Program (MVP) for trained agents

March 2015

CEA launches all-new 2015 Marketing Value Program (MVP) for trained agents

Launched March 2015, the revamped MVP was designed to supports agents' efforts to educate potential policyholders about earthquake insurance, and help homeowners make informed policy decisions.

Loma Prieta KGO-TV 25 Year Anniversary

October 2014

Loma Prieta KGO-TV 25 Year Anniversary

Partnering with CEA, KGO-TV in San Francisco devoted its morning newscast to promoting earthquake awareness and preparation two days before the Loma Prieta 25 year anniversary. Representatives from USGS, CEA and local government talked about local risk and the importance of earthquake insurance. 

25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake

October 2014

25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, KGO-TV in San Francisco worked with CEA to produce a half hour special called “15 Seconds/25 Years Later: The Loma Prieta Earthquake.