Fire Watches This Week – Be Prepared!

Just when you thought you could relax a little.  That warm breeze may not be so welcome.  National Weather Service email below.  As you review your preparations for wind, power outages, and fire, have you upgraded your Go-Bag to cover the Pandemic Hazard? Extra facemasks Hand sanitizer Soap Extra Thermometer COVID Symptoms and Warning signs. I’ve … Read more

COVID-19 Warning Signs (from CDC)

COVID-19 Symptoms and Warning Signs: SYMPTOMS may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19: Fever or chills Cough Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing Fatigue Muscle or body aches Headache New loss of taste or smell Sore throat Congestion or runny nose Nausea or vomiting Diarrhea Emergency Signs … Read more

Free Chipping for Cambria Residents!

Reduce your fire risk by reducing combustible vegetation around your property. Be Ready for Chippers by Friday, 3 July 2020 Sign up now for free chipping during the Summer Fire Safe Community Cleanup and Chipping Event. Please position your materials for chipping by, Friday, 3 July 2020. The SLO County Fire Safe Council contracted crews, … Read more

Annual Meeting 2020 Presents Impressive List of Accomplishments

Last night’s Annual Meeting was attended by its 3 board members (Sheriff Ian Parkinson, Cal Fire Unit Chief Scotty Jalbert, Cal OES Chief Rob Lewis), its officers, several dignitaries and members of our community. Most impressive was the list of accomplishments the relatively new SLO Regional CERT program presented.  At last year’s Annual Meeting, they … Read more

Officer’s Meeting Minutes for January 13, 2020

Present: Bob, Craig, John, Jorge, Lonny, Janet Approval of Minutes Correspondence Quite a few emails Discussion regarding PG&E grant-making sure all requirements were fulfilled.  Each one was $10,000. Regional CERT received one Cambria CERT received one Nipomo HS request for help went to Claryce. Activities/Announcements Upcoming training in Estero Bay, New CERT Basic, LISTOS Training … Read more

FEMA Releases Updated CERT Training Materials

The basic Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training program has been updated with a revised Disaster Medical Operations section, an updated Terrorism and CERT section and new hazard-specific annexes. CERT requirements are managed at the local level, and there is no national requirement to retake the training. FEMA encourages all CERT members to review the … Read more

Officer’s Meeting Minutes for July 8, 2019

Introductions Attendance: Lonny Rollins, Jorge Rodriguez, Michele Partridge, Lori Mozden, John Rickwald, Claryce Knupper, & Bob Neumann Guest: Bob Kliman Approval of Minutes Minutes from the June meeting were not available.  They will be approved at a future meeting as they become available. Correspondence Lonny has completed the application for a grant of $10,000 from … Read more

Officer’s Meeting Minutes for March 11, 2019

Called to order at 3:00 PM with John Rickwald, Janet Arthur, Lonny Rollins, Claryce Knupp, Craig Ufferheide, Lori Mozden, Virginia Miyamoto and guests Joe Guzzardi (County OES) and Jorge Rodriguez (County OES) in attendance. Approval of Minutes Approved by unanimous consent with one correction Under announcements – Craig set up the course in Cambria, will … Read more