Applications Now Available For State Earthquake Retrofit GrantThe $5 million program will provide grants to about 1,700 homeowners in the 395 eligible ZIP codes across the state. The state determines the eligible ZIP codes by assessing seismic risk and the concentrations of older homes.
Report: Thousands Of Angelenos Live In Apartments That Aren't Earthquake-ProofOf the more than 12,000 apartment buildings considered at risk of earthquake damage, the owners of only 2,200 of them have hired contractors and have work underway, and 269 haven't done anything at all, according to a new report.
Several Buildings In Beverly Hills Schools Shut Down Over Fear Of CollapseThe Beverly Hills Board of Education decided Tuesday to immediately close the Beverly Hills High School auditorium, as well as ones at El Rodeo and Hawthorne elementary schools.
Expert Advice On How To Prepare For An EarthquakeA leading earthquake expert offers important tips for sheltering in place and evacuation. Be prepared.