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Contacts for schools, key players on seismic safety

California Watch uncovered systematic failures by the state's chief regulator of construction standards for public schools. You can contact school officials, politicians and state agencies about earthquake safety.

 

School districts

Capistrano Unified School District
Phone: 949-234-9200

Chino Valley Unified School District
Phone: 909-628-1201

Clovis Unified School District
Phone: 559-327-9100

Corona-Norco Unified School District
Phone: 951-736-5000

Elk Grove Unified School District
Phone: 916-686-7700

Fontana Unified School District
Phone: 909-357-5000

Fresno Unified School District
Phone: 559-457-3882

Garden Grove Unified School District
Phone: 714-663-6000

Lodi Unified School District
Phone: 209-331-7000

Long Beach Unified School District
Phone: 562-997-8242

Los Angeles Unified School District
Phone: 213-241-7000

Montebello Unified School District
Phone: 323-887-7900

Moreno Valley Unified School District
Phone: 951-571-7500

Mt. Diablo Unified School District
Phone: 925-682-8000

Oakland Unified School District
Phone: 510-879-8200

Orange Unified School District
Phone: 714-628-4000

Poway Unified School District
Phone: 858-521-2710

Riverside Unified School District
Phone: 951-788-7135

Sacramento City Unified School District
Phone: 916-643-9000

Saddleback Valley Unified School District
Phone: 949-586-1234

San Bernardino City Unified School District
Phone: 909-381-1240

San Diego Unified School District
Phone: 619-725-5506

San Francisco Unified School District
Phone: 415-241-6121

San Jose Unified School District
Phone: 408-535-6000

San Juan Unified School District
Phone: 916-971-7700

Santa Ana Unified School District
Phone: 714-558-5512

Stockton Unified School District
Phone: 209-933-7070

Twin Rivers Unified School District
Phone: 916-566-1744

West Contra Costa Unified School District
Phone: 510-231-1101

For information on school boards, you can search by region on the California School Boards Association website.

 

Key players
Here are people and agencies you can contact regarding seismic safety at public schools.

Gov. Jerry Brown
Phone: 916-445-2841
Write: State Capitol, Suite 1173
Sacramento, CA 95814
E-mail: http://gov.ca.gov/m_contact.php
Website: http://gov.ca.gov/

Office of the Attorney General
Phone: 916-322-3360
Write: Attorney General’s Office
California Department of Justice
Attn: Public Inquiry Unit
PO Box 944255
Sacramento, CA 94244-2550
E-mail: http://ag.ca.gov/contact/complaint_form.php?cmplt=PL
Website: http://oag.ca.gov

Division of the State Architect
Phone: 916-445-8100
Write: 1102 Q St., Suite 5100
Sacramento, CA 95811
E-mail: Howard “Chip” Smith (acting state architect) at howard.smith@dgs.ca.gov
Website: www.dgs.ca.gov/dsa/

Speaker of the Assembly John A. Pérez
Phone: 916-319-2046
Write: State Capitol
PO Box 942849
Sacramento, CA 94249-0046
E-mail: http://asmdc.org/speaker/meet-john/email-john-a-perez
Website: http://asmdc.org/speaker

Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg
Phone: 916-651-4006
Write: State Capitol, Room 205
Sacramento, CA 95814
E-mail: http://legplcms01.lc.ca.gov/PublicLCMS/ContactPopup.aspx?district=SD06
Website: http://dist06.casen.govoffice.com

State Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (sponsored AB 300)
Phone: 916-651-4010
Write: State Capitol, Room 313
Sacramento, CA 95814
E-mail: http://dist10.casen.govoffice.com/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={7AA698F8-93BA-4092-A431-BAB3C7EF7E46}
Website: http://dist10.casen.govoffice.com/

California Seismic Safety Commission
Phone: 916-263-5506
Write: 1755 Creekside Oaks Drive, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95833-3637
E-mail: celli@stateseismic.com
Website: www.seismic.ca.gov
Director: Richard J. McCarthy (mccarthy@stateseismic.com)

California Department of Education
Phone: 916-319-0800
Write: 1430 N St.
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901
E-mail: www.cde.ca.gov/re/di/cd/ap/mainpage.aspx

Senate Education Committee
Phone: 916-651-4105
Website: www.sen.ca.gov/ftp/sen/committee/standing/education/_home1/profile.htm
Chair: Alan Lowenthal (916-651-4027 or Senator.Lowenthal@senate.ca.gov)

Assembly Education Committee
Phone: 916-319-2087
Website: www.assembly.ca.gov/acs/newcomframeset.asp?committee=6
Chair: Julia Brownley (916-319-2041 or Assemblymember.Brownley@assembly.ca.gov)

California Geological Survey
You can request that the California Geological Survey study the liquefaction in your area and recommend ways the foundation can be fortified.
Phone: 916-445-1923
Write: 801 K St., MS 12-30
Sacramento, CA 95814
E-mail: cgshq@consrv.ca.gov
Website: www.consrv.ca.gov/CGS/Pages/Index.aspx

Office of Public School Construction
Phone: 916-376-1771
Write: P.O. Box 980610
West Sacramento, CA 95798-0610
E-mail: OPSCNews@dgs.ca.gov
Website: www.dgs.ca.gov/opsc

State Allocation Board
Phone: 916-375-4751
Website: www.dgs.ca.gov/opsc/AboutUs/sab.aspx

State Mining & Geology Board
Phone: 916-322-1082
Write: 801 K Street, Suite 2015
Sacramento, CA 95814
E-mail: smgb@consrv.ca.gov
Website: www.conservation.ca.gov/smgb/Pages/Index.aspx

California State PTA
Phone: 916-440-1985
Write: 2327 L St.
Sacramento, CA 95816-5014
E-mail: www.capta.org/sections/tools/contactus.cfm
Website: www.capta.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/California-State-PTA/133894939861

Click here to find your local PTA district office.

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