Julian Construction Joins Los Angeles For Seismic Retrofit Convention

Julian Construction attended the Seismic Retrofit event at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Monday. Joined by fellow Los Angeles-based contractors and engineering firms, Julian Construction provided information and raised awareness about LA’s retrofit program. Los Angeles recently passed a mandatory retrofit program where, under Ordinance 183893 and Ordinance 184081, […] Read more »

Santa Monica Passes Nation’s Largest Earthquake Retrofitting Effort

Santa Monica is committed to ensuring seismic safety for their residents and visitors. On Tuesday, the Santa Monica City Council passed legislation requiring 2,000 buildings – including those constructed with concrete and steel-frame foundations – to be retrofitted if found susceptible to earthquake damage. The measure was first proposed back […] Read more »

Earthquake Retrofitting: What’s House Bolting?

If you live in California, you know earthquakes pose imminent danger. That’s why, as a homeowner, it’s imperative to make sure your property’s foundation is seismically sound. The goal of earthquake retrofitting is to reinforce your home’s foundation, to ensure the property is safe from damage or collapse in the […] Read more »

Scientists Say 7.4 Earthquake Could Hit Los Angeles to San Diego At The Same Time

A recent study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research says the discovery of a new earthquake fault line could rattle areas like Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego at the same time. Scientists found that a 7.4 quake could hit southern California and would be far more powerful than […] Read more »

U.S. Geological Survey Says One Greater Los Angeles Area is Due For Major Earthquake

Bad news for California. The U.S. Geological Survey just released a new study, revealing that the Grapevine – which is just north of Los Angeles, running along Interstate 5 – could be due for a major earthquake. On average, they found that the Grapevine has had an earthquake every 100 […] Read more »

Santa Barbara Hit By 3.4 Earthquake, Highlights Importance of City Retrofitting Measures

A 3.4 earthquake rattled residents in Santa Barbara Wednesday night. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the quake occurred at 8:49 p.m. and was centered in the Santa Barbara channel near Gaviota. Located just 13 miles south of the seismic activity, residents in Solvang felt the brunt of the quake […] Read more »