1,000 California homeowners to get funds to protect homes from earthquakes

PASADENA, Calif. (KABC) -- In 2016, 1,000 homeowners across California will receive up to $3,000 to seismically retrofit and protect their homes from earthquake damage thanks to a new program brought by state officials and the California Earthquake Authority.

The Earthquake Brace + Bolt program is expanding to include more than 150 ZIP codes in vulnerable areas across the state.