ARTICLE. California hillsides were ablaze last year and it looks like a similar disaster may occur again this season. Eucalyptus trees are common in California and the warmer states of the United States. They are also found in Australia, of which many are native. The blue gum variety were introduced around the 1850s as ornamental […]
NEWSLETTER. Coastside CERT Is Now Sponsored, Funded and ACTIVATED! Email CoastsideCERT@gmail.com to get on the email list. Stay informed. Get prepared.
ANNOUNCEMENT. From the desk of Coastside CERT… Please take a moment to read this important message from Fire Battalion Chief David Cosgrave about changes that will allow Coastside CERT to respond more efficiently to local conditions. Background to the Chief’s message. To become a fully functional emergency preparedness and response program, Coastside CERT needed three […]
PHOTO-ESSAY. 30 years in the making; our first CERT Rodeo. Dave Cosgrave was trained in CERT in 1999. 30 years later we finally are sponsored and look what we can do! Thanks to CERT, and much loved Facebook “We Love HMB” photographer, Greg Edwards for covering the event. Tina Ruddy (Dave’s left) is the franchise […]
ARTICLE/ LINKS. From local HAM Radio Operator, Lee Copeland. Our awareness of the C.A.R.L.A. repeater system is a case of pure Serendipity. Within the span of one week, three HMB HAMs became aware of the CARLA system. Two of us were discussing it over the TOW repeater. Mike Herbert (WB6JKV) popped into our conversation saying […]
ARTICLE. Gregg Dieguez goes to the Montara Water and Sewer District (MSWD) board meetings, and is asking a lot of good questions about water storage for fire. 9/12/19 Meeting Cued to Gregg ‘s Comment regarding Big Wave Subdivision Agreement Phase One.
PODCAST from KQED 8/26/19. PG&E Asks CA Legislature for $20 Billion Tax-Exempt Bonds Amidst Rate Increases <<< CLICK TO LISTEN The Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) logo is displayed on a PG&E truck on January 17, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) PG&E CEO Bill Johnson requested California lawmakers to approve a $20 billion […]