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WeHo Chamber, WeHo City And Cal-Quake Host

Soft Story Seismic Retrofitting Seminar

The West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and the City of West Hollywood hosted a free Soft Story Seismic Retrofitting Seminar at Plummer Park’s Fiesta Hall this past Saturday, July 13, 2019. Property owners of soft story buildings learned about the retrofitting process, cost, financing, owner and tenant rights, compliance requirements, and compliance deadlines for the City of West Hollywood’s seismic.

Part of the small business seminar program between the City of West Hollywood and the Chamber of...

Everything You Need To Know About Creating

Multi-Family ADUs But Didn't Know What To Ask

By John Taferner

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are a new income stream for property owners. Before 2020, only single-family lots were allowed to add an ADU, which meant multi-family lots were left behind in the ADU boom. Now, things have changed in the state of California, and the opportunities for multi-family properties owners are incredible and for the taking. Property owners can now earn more money by building multiple ADUs to rent or can create a compound with several units...

Big earthquake would topple countless buildings,

but many cities ignore the danger

The Northridge earthquake that hit 25 years ago offered alarming evidence of how vulnerable many types of buildings are to collapse from major shaking.

It toppled hundreds of apartments, smashed brittle concrete structures and tore apart brick buildings.

Since then, some cities have taken significant steps to make those buildings safer by requiring costly retrofitting...

What's Being Said About Cal-Quake On-line

Alignable is a Small Business Support Network. We work with a lot of small businesses and of course home owners. There is nothing more important to us than a client's recommendation and...

Cal-Quake NBCLA Retrofitting Los Angeles

Cal-Quake was interviewed by ​NBCLA discussing what

has changed and what hasn't changed in Los Angeles

since the Northridge earthquake 25 years ago. 

Watch the video to find out what you might not know

about being prepared for the next quake.

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