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We Provide Earthquake Insurance for Californians

Press Releases

Media Contacts

For information about CEA press releases, please contact:

Media Relations Manager Sarah Sol 
Office: (916) 661-5502
Cell: (916) 425-1225
Chief Communications Officer Chris Nance
Office: (916) 661-5521
Cell: (916) 799-5558


March 08, 2018 | 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. ...

February 26, 2018 | 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 23, 2018 | 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. ...

January 23, 2018 | Registration opens for $3,000 seismic retrofit grants

Earthquake Brace + Bolt press release

December 07, 2017 | Fitch Affirms California Earthquake Authority's Ratings at 'A'; Outlook Stable

Fitch Ratings press release

December 06, 2017 | California Earthquake Authority surpasses 1 million policies

The California Earthquake Authority (CEA) announced at its quarterly Governing Board meeting that, as of today, CEA insures more than 1 million residences across California. ...

November 09, 2017 | Feinstein and Harris Introduce Legislation to Protect Earthquake Loss Mitigation Incentive Ahead of Senate GOP Tax Bill Release

Sen. Dianne Feinstein press release

October 17, 2017 | Great California ShakeOut helps Californians prepare for the state’s next earthquake

In the past two months, Californians have seen news of one deadly natural disaster after another—five hurricanes in the Atlantic, two earthquakes in Mexico, multiple massive fires in California and the devastation these catastrophes can cause. ...

October 11, 2017 | Millions of California Residents to Participate in ShakeOut, the World's Largest Earthquake Drill

Earthquake Country Alliance press release

September 27, 2017 | Anniversary of 1987 Whittier Narrows earthquake offers reminder to Californians to reduce their risk of loss from earthquakes

(SACRAMENTO) Sunday marks the 30th anniversary of the 1987 magnitude-5.9 Whittier Narrows earthquake—reported to have caused $358 million in property damage (equivalent to about $760 million today).* ...
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