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Drop, Cover and Hold-On for Today’s Release of the latest Wehoans Video

Drop, Cover and Hold-On for Today’s Release of the latest Wehoans Video

They’re back! The City of West Hollywood has teamed up with drag sensations Willam Belli, Misty Violet, and Mayhem Miller, and...

Thu, Oct 19, 2017 with 1 Comment
Drop, Cover and Hold-On: Training Tomorrow for the Next (Inevitable) Earthquake

Drop, Cover and Hold-On: Training Tomorrow for the Next (Inevitable) Earthquake

“Shake Out, Don’t Freak Out.” That’s the slogan for tomorrow’s earthquake drill. The drill offers advice on what to do in an...

Wed, Oct 18, 2017 with 2 Comments
It’s Going to Happen!  Now What Are You Going to Do About It?

It’s Going to Happen! Now What Are You Going to Do About It?

Only 3.6? Few people in West Hollywood felt the 3.6 tremor at 11:30 p.m. Monday night. It was a small one on the dreaded San Andreas fault,...

Tue, Sep 19, 2017 with 0 Comments
Opinion: Hurricane Harvey Is a Reminder That We Need to Wake Up About Earthquakes

Opinion: Hurricane Harvey Is a Reminder That We Need to Wake Up About Earthquakes

This is a subject I cannot leave alone … …. not only because of its current relevancy but because of my past intimate experiences...

Wed, Aug 30, 2017 with 16 Comments
Opinion: When Water Is Currency — and You Are Broke

Opinion: When Water Is Currency — and You Are Broke

September each year is National Preparedness Month, and our city dedicates its activities to preparing for the emergencies we are likely to...

Thu, Aug 17, 2017 with 2 Comments
State Geologic Survey Releases Latest Map of Hollywood Earthquake Fault

State Geologic Survey Releases Latest Map of Hollywood Earthquake Fault

The California Geologic Survey today released the latest iteration of maps of earthquake fault zones in West Hollywood, Beverly Hills,...

Thu, Jul 13, 2017 with 6 Comments
WeHo City Council Gives Condo Owners a Pass on Earthquake Safety

WeHo City Council Gives Condo Owners a Pass on Earthquake Safety

However owners of many apartment buildings, and likely their tenants, will have to pay to protect themselves from the inevitable big...

Tue, Jun 20, 2017 with 12 Comments
WeHo Will Require Owners of ‘Soft-Story’ Buildings to Prep Them for an Earthquake

WeHo Will Require Owners of ‘Soft-Story’ Buildings to Prep Them for an Earthquake

The seismic retrofit program is likely to be costly, and the city will consider requiring tenants to contribute part of the cost.

Wed, Apr 05, 2017 with 16 Comments
WeHo Preps for a Plan to Make Building Owners Prep for the Next Earthquake

WeHo Preps for a Plan to Make Building Owners Prep for the Next Earthquake

The big question is how building owners will pay for expensive seismic retrofits, and whether tenants will have to share the cost.

Tue, Aug 16, 2016 with 3 Comments
WeHo Launches Seismic Retrofit Initiative to Prepare for an Earthquake

WeHo Launches Seismic Retrofit Initiative to Prepare for an Earthquake

The City of West Hollywood has launched a project to help prepare for a major earthquake. The city’s Building and Safety Division has...

Thu, Dec 10, 2015 with 2 Comments
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