OWN VOICE ARTICLE. I didn’t agree with Ronald Reagan on many things, but he had a great line: “I’m from the Government and I’m here to help.” … and that line – and the fear it inspires – is relevant again today. San Mateo County has proposed a $150 million Comprehensive Transportation Management Plan (CTMP) […]
VIDEO. Mary Rogren, General Manager of Coastside County Water District (CCWD), presents a major capital improvement to the CCWD board. They will be replacing the pipe underneath the creek.
LINKS. All over the United States, government agencies use FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) Incident Command System (ICS). Located within the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is responsible for coordinating the federal government’s response to natural and manmade disasters. … The federal government has provided disaster relief in one form […]
ARTICLE. Full Coastside CERT newsletter at bottom of post. Happy New Year! We begin this year with more than a thousand people participating in Coastside CERT, which along the way has become the fastest growing volunteer emergency preparation organization in the region. Continuing growth calls for scaling up our volunteer leadership to stay responsive to […]
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 […]
VIDEO. The City of Half Moon Bay, every three years, must update their building code, often enhancing parts of the California Building Code, to fit HMB better; local modification. Effective January 1st, 2019, new codes for energy conservation (solar panels, EV charging) and fire safety (garage to house safety) go into effect. A point system […]
ARTICLE / VIDEO. Portable or permanently installed standby generators can come in handy during long-term power outages. However, if you do not know how to use them properly, they can be dangerous. Contact a qualified vendor or electrician to help you determine what generator is best suited to your needs. Before using, read and follow […]