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Saturday, November 12, 2005
Hire an engineer before doing a seismic retrofit?

Two weeks ago, we published a question from one of our readers, who was motivated to begin seismically retrofitting his home in El Cerrito after seeing the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina...

Saturday, October 29, 2005
Finding the right help for making house quake-safe

Q: After the disaster in New Orleans we decided we should go ahead with the seismic retrofit of our home in El Cerrito. Can you recommend any research that I should do before doing the project? I am confused as to what methods are recommended for homes in my area and whether what's recommended to me by experts who do this work is right for my home.

Monday, October 24, 2005
S.F. Hall of Justice -- a 'shameful' danger

Hurricane disasters renew concerns about quake safety. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, cities throughout the country have been re-examining their vulnerability to calamity.

Monday, September 19, 2005
Anticipating The Big One

Remember this about future Bay Area earthquakes: Regardless of what geoscientists forecast, prepare for the worst.

Sunday, September 18, 2005
Are We Ready?

The Bay Area is a model for quake preparedness, but huge gaps remain in retrofitting, response.

Sept. 15, 2005
San Francisco Quake Could Be Worse Than Katrina

A Massive Bay Area Earthquake Could Overshadow Any U.S. Disaster So Far.