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All posts for the month August, 2011

East Bay Earthquake Preparedness

Click the link below to view a map of soft story buildings in Oakland along with other earthquake information relevant to the East Bay. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/inoakland/detail?entry_id=96071

Voluntary San Francisco Seismic Retrofit Is Faster and Cheaper If Done Now

“If you own a soft-story building, it may be advantageous for you to take voluntary measures that will save you a considerable amount of money in the end. Owners of pre-1973 soft story buildings can sign up for voluntary retrofitting and get their building permit expedited and fees waived. Being pro-active may also help you […]