Doug Smith

L.A. Now Live: Discuss Santa Monica's earthquake building safety survey

L.A. Now Live: Discuss Santa Monica's earthquake building safety survey

Join Los Angeles Times staff writers Rong-Gong Lin II and Doug Smith for a discussion at 12:30 p.m. Friday on the latest news in Southern California's effort to prevent damage and the loss of life should there be a major earthquake.

Santa Monica recently announced plans to become the first city in California to inspect concrete, steel and wood-frame buildings and require seismic retrofitting for those deemed vulnerable during a major earthquake.

The move comes after

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