In September, for the third consecutive year, Scott Adan, Ph.D., S.E., SECB, a Principal with Adan Engineering, was reappointed Steel Subcommittee Chair for the Structural Engineers Association of Northern California (SEAONC). Dr. Adan has over 20 years of experience as a structural engineer, including investigating existing buildings, designing new buildings, performing earthquake research, and evaluating […]

A plan to spend $46 million to seismically retrofit buildings with affordable-housing units appears to have been defeated by voters. The measure, proposed by Mayor Gavin Newsom, would have The City issue a $46.15 million bond to pay for the seismic retrofitting of 125 government-funded affordable-housing soft-story buildings and 31 single-room-occupancy buildings. The buildings — […]