Commuter Nightmare After The Earthquake – Southern California

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Southern Californians have been warned for many years to prepare for the “BIG” earthquake and most of the time the preparedness message has been geared towards the home however what is often overlooked is what does one do if an earthquake strikes while commuting? This is the one subject that… Continue reading

Southern California Earthquake Generated Tsunami

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There has been a great deal of talk about earthquake preparedness since the Mexico quakes devastated the regions affected and we are happy to see that Southern Californians are finally beginning to wake up to the realization that a major earthquake is on the horizon. There are other hazards associated… Continue reading

Are You Prepared To Be Isolated After A Major Earthquake?

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After a major earthquake, Southern California could be isolated for a great deal of time. There are estimates that suggest that isolation could last anywhere from 72 hours to weeks after the initial shock. In some cases it may be months! So the question we ask is, are you prepared… Continue reading

Earthquake Preparedness – Building Retrofit Law Explained

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We have had a few folks call and email our offices in regards to the complex and extremely cost prohibitive Los Angeles earthquake retrofit law enacted by Mayor Garcetti. All this has been brought on by the 7.1 Mexico earthquake that struck the region of Mexico City. As of this… Continue reading

Earthquake Preparedness – 96 Hour Emergency Kit

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The 96 hour emergency kit should be individually tailored to meet the basic survival needs of your family for at least 3 days. During the past 20 years this has changed significantly. It was originally the 24 hour kit but then was suggested it be increased to 48, then 72… Continue reading

Hurricanes Harvey & Irma Offer Catastrophic Preview After Major Earthquake

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Even at the onset of hurricane Harvey and now hurricane Irma, we could not help but to think we were and are seeing future visions of what could happen here in the Los Angeles region after a major magnitude earthquake. For the last twenty years we have heard experts warn… Continue reading

Earthquake Preparedness – Part 1

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During the past few weeks Southern California experienced earthquake swarms near the southern portion of the San Andreas Fault near the Salton Sea. These swarms prompted officials to issue earthquake warnings which only served to frighten people needlessly. http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-earthquake-san-andreas-20161003-snap-story.html Let’s face it, we live in earthquake country and at any… Continue reading