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Community Alert 2009


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December 29, 2009
Ted and Mike continue to catch up on local news and updates on current events.

December 22, 2009
California State Firefighters’ Association (CSFA) president Kevin Nida talks about the future of the California fire service. Website

December 15, 2009
Ted and Mike catch up on local news.

December 8, 2009
Former California State Fire Marshal Ronny Coleman, spokesman for the International Residential Code Fire Sprinkler Coalition. Website

December 1, 2009
Santa Barbara County Fire Chief Michael Dyer talks about the department and the future of the fire service in Santa Barbara. Website

November 24, 2009
Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown and Search & Rescue Incident Commander Jon Sullivan talk about the county search & rescue team. Website

November 17, 2009
Santa Barbara Firefighter Eric Lynch and Santa Barbara Firefighters Alliance talk about the new USAR search dog Riley. Website

November 10, 2009
Montecito Fire Protection District PIO Geri Ventura joins Community Alert to talk about the local community group MERRAG. Website

November 3, 2009
Dr. William Muller joins Ted and Mike to talk about the local front country ecosystem and the impact of chaparral on our environment. Website

October 27, 2009
Kristine Mollenkopf, Esq., joins Ted and Mike as they talk about property owner liability for acts and omissions regarding fuel mitigation and risk management. Website

October 20, 2009
Join Tyrone Maho, Esq., Susan Ritter and Bryan Henson as they talk about their seminar on being prepared for the next disaster. Website

October 13, 2009
Dr. Peter Hasler and Susan Klein-Rothschild from the Santa Barbara County Health Department talk about H1N1 Influenza. Website

October 6, 2009
Chief Michael Mingee, Carpinteria-Summerland FPD and Captain David Sadecki, PIO, Santa Barbara County FD talk about “Ready, Set, Go” on behalf of the Santa Barbara County Fire Chief’s Association.

September 29, 2009
1st year anniversary of Community Alert with Barbara Anderson, Aware and Prepare Initiative.

September 22, 2009
Ted and Mike review local emergency planning efforts and Firesafe Council projects.

September15, 2009
Yoli McGlinchey, Santa Barbara City Office of Emergency Services talks about the potential for winter flooding.

September 8, 2009
Lucien Canton joins Community Alert to talk about large scale emergency management.

September 1, 2009
Kirsten Deshler, PIO for the City of Goleta and Paul Meyers, Emergency Services Director, American Red Cross-Santa Barbara Chpater, kick off “Goleta Prepare Now/Goleta Preparese Hoy

August 25, 2009
Dr. Felix and Dr. Afifi talk about their UCSB research of the recent Santa Barbara fires.

August 18, 2009
Jerry Davies, Farmers Group, Inc., talks about the insurance industry and disaster planning.

August 11, 2009
John List and Steve Painter talk about local Fire Safe mitigation projects on the San Marcos Pass.

August 4, 2009
Rolf Larsen, Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District and the Santa Barbara County Fire Safe Council

July 28, 2009
Curtis Vincent, Montecito Fire Protection District

July 21, 2009
Anthony Rodriguez, talks about the Carpinteria CERT program.

July 14, 2009
Don Katich, Director of News Operations-SB News Press talks about local media issues during emergencies.

July 7, 2009
LIVE: Colin Jones and Jim Shivers, CALTRANS public affairs.

June 30, 2009
Kevin and Kareen Hart talk about the loss of their home in the Tea Fire.

AM 1290 Fire Team
Ted Adams, Richard Dugan, Wendy McCaw and Mike Williams during the Jesusita Fire Photograph by Arthur von Wiesenberger

June 16, 2009
Scott Coffman, Hollister Ranch Emergency Services.

June 9, 2009
County Supervisor Salude Carbajal LIVE.

June 2, 2009
Bendy White, Santa Barbara County Planning Commission.

May 26, 2009
Live with various residents of the Jesusita Fire.

May 19, 2009
Chief Ronny Coleman, former California State Fire Marshal.

May 12, 2009
Tom Franklin, Acting Fire Chief, Santa Barbara County Fire Department.

May 5, 2009
Cathy Brook, Grant Manager California Fire Safe Council.

April 28, 2009
Captain Eli Iskow, PIO Santa Barbara County Fire Department, Part 2.

April 21, 2009
Captain Eli Iskow, PIO Santa Barbara County Fire Department, Part 1.

April 14, 2009
Charlie Johnson, Scott Coffman and Tom Kricischke talk about public information officers.

April 7, 2009
County Supervisor Janet Wolf.

March 31, 2009
Chief Vern Losh, Sonoma County OES, retired.

March 24, 2009
Bill Baker, President of Information Station Specialists.

March 17, 2009
Ted Adams and Mike Williams talk about the Fire Safe Council.

March 10, 2009
Captain Curt Warner, Santa Barbara County Fire Department, Air Support Division.

March 3, 2009
Jim Shivers, District 5 PIO CALTRANS.

February 24, 2009
Elizabeth Stewart, asset documentation and appraiser.

February 17, 2009
Kirsten Ayars, Ayars & Associates

February 10, 2009
Scott Coffman and Jim Ankinhead, Hollister Ranch Owners Association.

February 3, 2009
Ray Ford, local Santa Barbara writer.

January 27, 2009
Louise Colbert and David Ross, Santa Barbara County Chapter American Red Cross VOAD.

January 20, 2009
Sgt. Tom Walton, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department reverse 9-1-1 coordinator.

January 13, 2009
Geri Ventura, Montecito Fire Protection District PIO

January 6, 2009
Barbara Andersen, James Lee Witt Associates