Community Alert – Not If, But When Disaster Strikes
Community Alert airs on Tuesday, 11 AM and 9 PM and again on Saturday at 1 PM on KZSB-AM 1290 and on www.newspress.com. Click on the dates below to hear the show for that day. Community Alert is the property of the Wildland Residents Association, Inc., San Marcos Pass Volunteer Fire Department. The use of these links is for personal use only. Commercial use of these programs or content is prohibited without prior written permission from the WRA.
Fire Department News Network video about the Community Alert show here.
Community Alert Television with retired State Fire Marshals Kate Dargan and Ronny Coleman here.
CSFA Volunteer Committee DMV Deemed to Comply video with retired State Fire Marshal Ronny Coleman and Chief Tim Marrison here.
Voices of Santa Barbara (Nov. 14, 2012) visits with Red Cross volunteer Judy Dobbins who served two weeks in an evacuation shelter in Tom’s River New Jersey here.
October 29, 2013
Santa Barbara County Planning & Development Assistant Director Diane Black talks about the rebuilding process following a fire.
October 22, 2013
Dr. Glenn Miller returns to talk about Normalcy Bias and why people fail to react as they should in an emergency.
October 15, 2013
Ted and Mike catch up on local current events.
October 8, 2013
California Firesafe Board Member Jerry Davies talks about the current trends in the insurance world and how it impacts home owners.
October 1, 2013
Community Alert moves int the sixth year on this 5th Anniversary show.
September 17, 2013
Hillary Blackerby joins Ted to talk about Emergency Preparedness Day.
September 10, 2013
CAER member and local emergency services supporter Justin Haagen talks about local fund raising events for the Santa Barbara Firefighters Alliance.
August 13, 2013
Santa Barbara City Emergency Manager Yolanda McGlinchiy talks about current programs including CERT.
June 25, 2013
Ted and Mike catch up on local issues.
June 11, 2013
Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown talks about AB109 (realignment) and other complex issues regarding the county jail and the state prison system.
June 4th, 2013
Dr. Jamison Steidl, Research Seismologist, Earth Research Institute, Adjunct Professor, Earth Science, UCSB will join Community Alert today at 11 AM to talk about the recent earthquakes along the California central coast.
May 14, 2013
Frank Goss sits in for Ted to talk about protecting art and other collectibles.
May 7, 2013
Guests talk about the Faith-Based & Community Partnership Forum for Disaster Preparedness to be held on May 30th.
April 30, 2013
Los Padres District Ranger John “Poncho” Smith and PIO Andrew Madsen talk about the 2013 fire season. Website
April 9, 2013
John Palminteri drops in to talk about local current events.
April 2, 2013
Dr. Alexander Weiss, former Northwestern University Center for Public Safety and Professor of Management and Strategy at the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management. We talked about the future of public safety. You may find some of his comments interesting. Website
March 26, 2013
Ted and Mike catch up on local events and issues.
March 12, 2013
Julie McGovern, Executive Director American Red Cross-Santa Barbara County Chapter joins with Paul Deis, Dan Phaneuf and Keith McLellan to talk about the local Chapter and their involvement with national disasters. March is Red Cross Month Website Related articles: American Red Cross It Can’t Happen to Me
March 5, 2013
Santa Barbara County Search & Rescue Team PIO Valerie Walston talks about the Team and her use of Social Media. Website
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February 5, 2013
Ted and Mike talk about current events.