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 […]
VIDEO. Walter Cronkite, an ARRL member, narrated the 6 minute video Amateur Radio Today. Produced by the ARRL in 2003, the video tells Amateur Radio’s public service story to non-hams, focusing on ham radio’s part in helping various agencies respond to wildfires in the Western US during 2002, ham radio in space and the role […]
TRAINING POWERPOINT. Communications Neighborhood Command Post must maintain communications with all teams during an incident. Use whatever works: phone, cell, texting, pen and paper, smoke signals …. But when all else fails, radio still works. To be effective, we need to learn Emergency Radio Communications! About FRS Radios Also known as “Walkie Talkies” No license […]
VIDEO. Listen to Half Moon Bay City Manager, Bob Nisbit, City Council and Office of Emergency Services, Kevin Rose, discuss the latest in tunnel resiliency.
VIDEO / LINKS. An application for “The Dunes at Half Moon Bay” project was submitted to the City on September 20, 2019. The video comments below were not on the agenda, they were part of public comment. This private development proposal has not been approved, nor has it gone through the stringent project and environmental […]